Leslie Prussia

Letterpress and Design, Pasadena

 
 
 
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Leslie Prussia is a letterpress printer and designer living in Pasadena, CA. She grew up in Northern California and later moved to New York to pursue an education and career in fashion. She then made the move back to Southern California where she decided to switch up her career and began practicing letterpress printing and design. Today, Leslie enjoys teaching letterpress workshops, painting, printmaking, collaging, and sewing. She's inspired by architecture, traveling, and the outdoors. Here she shares photos from her recent trip to Mexico City.

 
 
 
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Your idea of happiness? 

An adventure and humor, or maybe a humorous adventure...

 

Your idea of misery? 

Containment

 

Bedside table books?

Artful by Ali Smith, Rumi’s Little Book of Life, The Art of Pilgrimage: The Seekers Guide of Making Travel Sacred, Phil Cousineau

 

Do you collect? 

Experiences

 
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What do you do if you can't sleep at night?

Think about dreaming big

 

What are your plans this weekend?

Leaf Peeper in Yosemite

 

What do you do for money?

Print it!

 

What do you do for pleasure?

Travel

 

What do you do in your free time? 

Puzzles

 
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Tea or coffee? 

Espresso

 

A color? 

Cochineal 

 

A city? 

Los Angeles, a great melting pot of creativity and culture

 

What inspires you?

Creativity and personal expression

 

What is the best dish you can cook? 

Umami in a bowl

 
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