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The Salvage Press (est. 2012) is the imprint of artist and designer Jamie Murphy. Graduating from The History of Art & Design and Visual Communication (NCAD, 2006), he spent several years working on his own and with the studios of others before completing his MA in Design (NCAD, 2012). Following this he moved to the UK where he worked with Justin Knopp at the newly established letterpress workshop, Typoretum. Returning to Ireland he worked as an understudy to master printer Seán Sills in Distillers Press at the National College of Art & Design. He began as Designer in Residence there in 2013 before being appointed in 2015 where his focus is on typographic research and experimentation. The Salvage Press collaborates with artists from diverse disciplines producing book projects which give particular attention to concept, materials and fine printing. These award winning books reside in private, public and institutional collections across the globe.

Awards

Irish Creative Advertising and Design Awards (Dublin, 2019, 2021) 
100 Archive of Irish Graphic Design (Dublin, 2012—2021)
Institute of Designers in Ireland (Dublin, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020)
The One Show (New York, 2020) 
D&AD Awards (London, 2020) 
Epica Awards (Paris, 2019) 
Clio Awards (New York, 2019) 
Cannes Lions (Cannes, 2019) 
The Type Directors Club (New York, 2018) 
The Fine Press Book Association (Oxford, 2015, 2018) 
The British Book Design & Production Awards (London, 2017) 
The Irish Print Awards (Dublin, 2013) 
The Royal Dublin Society Print Award (Dublin, 2012) 
The National University of Ireland Art & Design Prize (Dublin, 2012) 

Collaborators

Phil Abel (printer)
Bebe Ashley (author)
Daniel Ayiotis (author)
Aideen Barry (artist)
Frances Breen (calligrapher)
Simon Brett (wood engraver)
Andrew Carpenter (scholar)
Steve Cole (scholar)
Lucy Collins (scholar)
Scott Cameron (woodletter producer)
Ruairi Conaty (film-maker)
Guy Cresswell (assistant)
Dorothy Cross (artist)
Tom Duffy (bookbinder)
James Earley (artist)
Elizabeth Ellis (printer)
Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi (author)
Martina Evans (author)
Brian Fitzgerald (printmaker)
John FitzGerald (author)
Anne Fogarty (scholar)
Conor Foran (assistant)
Louise Gaffney (suminagashi marbler)
Rainer Gerstenberg (type founder)
Mike Gibbs (paper-maker)
Nick Gill (type-founder)
Rich Gilligan (photographer)
Stanley Gontarski (scholar)
Lisa Griffith (scholar)
Seán Hewitt (author)
Kate Holland (bookbinder)
Jordan Huysmanns (assistant)
Craig Jensen (bookbinder)
Nithy Kasa (author)
Victoria Kennefick (author)
Justin Knopp (printer)
Pavels Lavrinovics (assistant)
Jemma Lewis (paper marbler)
Aifric Mac Aodha (author)
Brian Maguire (artist)
Alice Maher (artist)
David Marshall (printer)
Ellen Martin Friel (assistant)
Phelim McGovern (assistant)
Niamh McNally (assistant)
Jordan McQuaid (printer)
Paul Muldoon (author)
Laura Murphy (compositor)
Annemarie Ní Churreáin (author)
Doireann Ní Ghríofa (author)
Suzannah O’Reilly (printmaker)
David O'Kane (artist)
Sarah O'Neill (assistant)
Tim O'Neill (calligrapher)
Max Phillips (type designer)
Mary Plunkett (printer)
Robert Pratley (printer)
Padraig Regan (author)
David Rooney (illustrator)
Louis Scully (assistant)
Stephen Sexton (author)
Madison Shackel-York (illustrator)
Lauren Shannon O'Brien (assistant)
Sean Sills (printer)
Michael Simpson (assistant)
John Slade (artist)
Michael Smith (author)
Gerard Smyth (author)
Haein Song (bookbinder)
Eleanor Swan (ceramicist)
Bobby Tannam (type designer)
Colm Tóibín (author)
Donald Teskey (artist)
Jessica Traynor (author)
Velké Losiny Mill (paper-makers)
Rachel Ward-Sale (bookbinder)
Barbara Wilson (hand photo-printer)
Neil Winter (type-founder)

Collections

Comprehensive Public Collections:

National Irish Visual Arts Library, Dublin

National Library of Ireland, Dublin

Trinity College, Dublin

Yale University, Connecticut

Selected Public Collections:

   Domestic:

Antrim Library

Áras an Uchtarán, Dublin

Armagh City Library

Bank Of Ireland, Dublin

Belfast Central Library

Carlow County Library

Cavan County Library

Clare County Library

Cork City Library

Cork County Library

Crawford Gallery of Art, Cork

Derry Central Library

Derry County Library

Donegal Library

Down County Library

Dublin City Library 

Dublin City University

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Library

Edward Worth Library, Dublin

Fermanagh County Library

Fingal Library

Galway County Library

Glucksman, Cork

Health Service Executive, Dublin

Keough-Naughton Institute, Dublin

Kerry County Library

Kildare County Library

Kilkenny County Library

Laois County Library

Leitrim County Library

Limerick County Library

Linen Hall Library, Belfast

Longford County Library

Louth County Library

Marsh’s Library, Dublin

Maynooth University

Mayo County Library

Meath County Library

Monaghan County Library

National Print Museum, Dublin

National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

National University of Ireland, Dublin 

National University of Ireland, Galway

Offaly County Library

Office of An Taoiseach, Dublin

Office of The Minister of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media

Office of The Minister for Further & Higher Education

Roscommon County Library

Sligo County Library

South Dublin Library

Technical University of Dublin

Tipperary County Library

Tyrone County Library

Ulster University, Belfast

University College, Dublin

University College, Cork

University of Limerick

Queens University, Belfast

Waterford County Library

Westmeath County Library

Wexford County Library

Wicklow County Library

   

   Overseas:

Arizona State University, Temple

Auburn University, Alabama

BIMA, Washington

Boston Athenaeum

Boston College

Boston University

Buffalo University, New York

Codex Foundation, California

Columbia University, NYC

Emory University, Atlanta

Florida State University, Tallahassee

Georgetown University, Washington

Grolier Club, New York

Harry Ransom Centre, Austin

Harvard University, Massachusetts

Indiana University, Bloomington

Letterform Archive, San Francisco

London Centre for Book Arts

Library of Congress, Washington

Linda Hall Library, Kansas City

Mills College, Oakland

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

New York University, NYC

Newberry Library, Chicago

Northwestern University, Chicago

Pennsylvania State University

Princeton University, New Jersey

San Francisco Centre for the Book

San Francisco Public Library

Smith College, Massachusetts

Stanford University, California

Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania

Texas A&M University, College Station

The Bodleian Library, Oxford

The British Library, London

The Getty Research Institute, California

The Typographic Hub, Birmingham

Tufts University, Boston

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of Cambridge

University of East Anglia, Norwich

University of Manchester

University of Miami

University of North Carolina

University of Notre Dame

University of Otago, Dunedin

Washington University in St. Louis

Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg

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