Made in L.A.Colby Poster Printing Co.

Colby Poster Printing Co. is a family ran operation based in downtown LA. Founded in 1946, Colby specialise in producing high art and low culture prints in eye popping colour ways using traditional printing methods. Colby posters are now instantly recognisable throughout the streets of L.A.

Under the watchful eye of main man Glenn, the Colby team produce intricately laid up posters and signs Their skill is matched only by their personality and passion for printed matter. Using traditional methods of silkscreen and letterpress the Colby archive is a veritable treasure trove for every print enthusiast.

Graphic artist Anthony Burrill has raided the Colby archive to curate a vibrant and flurotastic show, featuring the very best of their past work. Almost mirroring the high and low culture of L.A. itself, the Colby archive collection features high art prints for the likes of iconic Parisian store colette and curators Reference Library alongside For Sale signs and posters for new local governors and steam fairs.

Colby have created an exclusive limited edition run of Anthony Burrill prints exclusively for Made in L.A. which will be available to buy throughout the show.

To present the full Colby experience we have specially commissioned behind the scenes photographs that document the Colby printing processes and characters in all their eccentric glory.


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