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Antica Tipografia Biagini

Via Santa Giustina 22 | 3 minutes close to San Michele's Church, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 316271
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It's a pretty narrow niche, but a fascinating one

One of the most enjoyable parts of our stay in Lucca was the time we spent simply wandering the... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
joelwakefield
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Phoenix, Arizona
Splendida tecnica della tipografia antica, Splendid technique of handmade printed materials

Abbiamo visitato la tipografia per prima volta. Il padolone e molto gentile. Usano la macchina... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
spada p
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Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
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Antica Tipografia Biagini is a museum of antiques lettterpress machines
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“print shop” (3 reviews)
“printing” (7 reviews)
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Via Santa Giustina 22 | 3 minutes close to San Michele's Church, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

One of the most enjoyable parts of our stay in Lucca was the time we spent simply wandering the streets inside the walls. There are so many unique and interesting shops, even beyond Via Fillalunga. And this shop is a prime example. Antica Tipografia Biagini...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Abbiamo visitato la tipografia per prima volta. Il padolone e molto gentile. Usano la macchina vecchia e fanno i prodotti di carta qualita superiore. La carta e tutto prodotto di Toscana. Meraviglioso! Abbiamo comprato alcune cartoline e buste. Bellissime! We visited a small printing factory...More

Thank spada p
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

We stepped into this store and you go back in printing time. It is truly amazing and the father of the proprietor was there on this particular day and gave us a very detailed description of printing life and time and in Lucca in years...More

Thank SusanP196
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

We spent a wonderful hour or so at this special place which we stumbled on quite by accident. Old printing presses are still being used to create some beautiful items which are available for purchase. There is also an opportunity to create bespoke business cards...More

Thank Belle148
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

In addition to production custom bookplates, invitations, notebooks and other printed materials of rare quality, the print shop sells printed art -- lithographs, serigraphs, etc., mostly of local artists. The owner is very friendly, and is assisted by his father, who is also a pleasure...More

Thank Mitchell S
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Who knew that there was an old-fashioned typesetting and print shop in the heart of old Lucca? There is, and it is dedicated to producing beautiful, custom bookplates, letterheads, invitations and more. Everything here is of the highest quality, and the attention to quality in...More

Thank Ljg42
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

The place was great, and the food was lovely, the only drawback was mosquitoes , the staff were very good, though not spectacular. nice location, inside and outside eating

Thank warrengreenhalgh
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Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this wonderful typography workshop whilst wandering through Lucca. We were warmly greeted by the owner who gave us a mini tour and talked us through some of the things he did. It's very worthwhile visiting this workshop, come gallery, come museum, come...More

Thank Alice C
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Found it by chance. Well worth a visit. very friendly owner, happy for us to wander round with some beautiful equipment and art to enjoy.

Thank ian w
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

Antica Tipografia is a small print shop... but no photocopiers or computer generated images here. This is the authentic art of prints, lithographs, etching, embossing and the like. Matteo is carrying this art form into the future, against the digital tide! If fine art, authentic...More

Thank ksh1959
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