Welcome to print.coop, the ink-on-paper pages from specialist printing and design co-operative, Calverts. We produce high quality, economical and sustainable, commercial print. We're experts in the latest and best litho and digital printing technology, as well as traditional craft applications. We know almost every commodity grade or 'designer' FSC® or recycled paper on the market, and can tell you about the most cost effective formats.

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9-10 The Oval
Bethnal Green
London E2 9DT
T +44 (0)20 7739 1474

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Calverts North Star Press

Calverts is a communications design and printing company, based in Bethnal Green.

Founded in 1977, it is a worker co-operative with 12 members. The firm’s assets are owned in common by the workforce, who are paid equally. All members participate in strategic management, and profits are reinvested in the co-operative or used for community aims.

Calverts specialises in branding, publications and sustainable print. It produces high quality literature for corporate, community, government and arts organisations such as the British Museum, Tate, Arup, 3i, and the Royal College of Art.

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Clients say

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"We have never found a supplier so communicative and willing to work in a collaborative way to get the best possible result.
They really understand the environmental and social impact of all the processes they use, and are good at helping us find the most economical and sustainable way to produce work.”
Nat Hunter, Airside

"Calverts are the creative team I'd pick anytime, out of all the agencies I worked with. They have the skill of actually listening to a client and offering practical, high-quality solutions which somehow always fit in with deadlines.”
Suzanne Kendler, CFDG

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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Hot off the Press: Fixed 4

The new issue of Fixed – style and technology bible to the fixed wheel community – is printed and nearly
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X-per paper

Fedrigoni have just brought out a new and unusual premium grade paper called X-PER, which should be of interest to
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The Boundary

We printed and made these doorhangers for Conran's Boundary Bedrooms, in Shoreditch.
Afficionados of the grafitti doyen's work will realise that
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Principle Six

This is the text of a proposal to create a business-to-business co-operative referral network, called 'Principle Six'. It was written
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Calverts: our history

Calverts was named in honour of Giles and Elizabeth Calvert, who published and printed many of the millenarian texts and 
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Waste Not

We've been making folders and cartons from waste or surplus paperboard, and branding them with a Calverts 'Waste Not Want
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