Printmaking studio

The Printmaking Studios - also known as 'Artlab' - are home to an outstanding collection of printmaking equipment, resources and expertise, offering a wide range of processes in one space.

The studios house a wide range of presses, including three offset presses, three etching presses, a Columbian press of 1856, a side lever transfer press for lithography stones, letterpress and type collections, and a range of large screen printing beds, plus screens for textiles, paper and ceramic.

Detailed information

Kit list

  • Intaglio Presses (3); Letter Press; Columbian Relief Press; Off-set Litho Press; Direct Litho Press; Large Screenprinting Tables (5); Large Exposure Unit; Large Drying Cabinet; Washout Booth


All users of the studios are required to first undertake an induction covering safe working practise and technical aspects of the various processes.

Technical support is available from 9.00am to 4.00pm but please contact us for more details. Where possible, technical staff will work flexibly during the working day to accommodate specific support requirements.

Please note that this facility is used for scheduled teaching activities. The space may not be available for open access during these sessions.


There may be some charges for the use of materials.


The Printmaking studio can be found in 013, 010, 011, 014, 005B, 012 and 012A of the Victoria Building

General enquiry