Our Family's Story

Paper Chase Press is a second generation, family-run press and bindery providing clients bespoke, cutting-edge printed media since 1976. The firm is owned and operated by a group of skilled artisans, each providing expertise from several sides of the industry, allowing us to work directly with our customers as a printer and design partner. Our in-house production allows us to focus on quality craftsmanship as we build an environmentally conscious, community-focused business.

In the Press

Talk of the town.

AIGA

The demand for high quality printed matter is on the rise. One of the businesses at the fore is Los Angeles mom-and-pop-shop Paper Chase Press, whose creative vision and reputation has attracted a stellar roster of collaborators and clients.

The New York Times

For nearly 40 years, culturally influential people and companies have enlisted the Los Angeles-based, family-run printing house Paper Chase Press to print art books, lookbooks, posters and other custom objects.

Architectural Digest

Recently, Wearstler launched a line of sketchbooks through Paper Chase Press. The books are simple and sleek; with covers wrapped in black linen, they might blend seamlessly into any collection of handsome desktop accessories.

Nylon

Good old fashioned letters are definitely not relics yet--luckily--because we've just discovered our new favorite stationery. Enter Paper Chase Press. The LA brand has teamed up with some of the coolest to put their personal stamps on luggage tags, stationery, and more.

Racked

The LA based printing firm that's made amazing stationery, signage and even luggage tags for brands like Kelly Wearstler, J Brand, MOCA and just about any cool company out there currently, launches the 3rd installment of their collaboration series this week.

Monocle

Its where I grew up and its never changed. Its seedy Hollywood a sleazy neighborhood with a lot of strip clubs. Paper Chase Press's printing facilities- The staff of 10 in the print room send out roughly 2,000 custom made books every month. Aiming to publish 12 titles each year.

Wall Street Journal

Forgo that text message: These vintage textiles-turned-postcards are a swankier way to drop someone a line.

Our Clientele

Paper Chase Press is proud to work with art, fashion, film and lifestyle brands known for the quality of their work and their abilities to bring their creative visions to life. Since 1976, we've had the pleasure of being the go-to print shop for....

Who We Are

Ever wondered who makes your stuff? Well now you know.

Nicole Katz

Nicole Katz, CEO

Kane Austin

Kane Austin, COO

Emily Baltas

Emily Baltas, Prepress Manager

James Brundage

James Brundage, Graphic Design

Ania Diakoff

Ania Diakoff, Art Direction

Joel Freeman

Joel Freeman, Bindery

Sally Glass

Sally Glass, Digital Production

Megan Joyner

Megan Joyner, Bookkeeper

Jenny Martin

Jenny Martin, Director of Operations

Stephanie Max

Stephanie Max, VP Marketing and Sales

Mehdi Ravari

Mehdi Ravari, Press Operator

Dario Sanchez

Dario Sanchez, Head of Bindery

Mathew Swenson

Mathew Swenson, Brand Strategy

Maria Elena Vasquez

Maria Elena Vasquez, Bindery

Environment

Here at Paper Chase Press we have taken our devotion to minimizing the company’s environmental footprint by adhering to the following practices:

█   Utilizing only Forest Stewardship Council Certified paper made entirely from mixed sources and responsibly managed forests here in the United States.

█   Making all of our heirloom quality paper goods in our zero-waste facility in LA (doing it in house also has the added bonus of keeping our transportation costs and fuel consumption to a minimum).

█   Utilizing only eco-friendly, waterless printing technology, eliminating the need for up to 100,000 liters of water and 10,000 liters of alcohol per year consumed by a typical mid-size printer.

█   We're proud to offer locally-made paper goods that reinforce our commitment to artisanry, quality and sustainable business practices.
Environment