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.

Contact Us:
9-10 The Oval
Bethnal Green
London E2 9DT
T +44 (0)20 7739 1474
info@calverts.coop

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History

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 Arts.

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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: December 2009

That obscure object of design (and print)

The tools of our trade are sometimes weird and often wonderful. Here is a case in point: If you
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Fraser Muggeridge

We've worked with both Sara de Bondt and Fraser Muggeridge in 2009, making catalogues for the Hockney retrospective and Frances
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Fine art Christmas cards

This is one of the trickiest images we've ever printed on a Christmas card.
Entitled Caged Tree, England 2009, the
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The Wave

We've been working with Stop Climate Chaos and Unicef to produce a wealth of placards for The Wave.
On Saturday 5
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Letterpress lusciousness

After attending a workshop at Harrington and Squires, our designer Angie was enthused and lucky enough to get her hands
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