Useful stationaries made by Letterpress printing
As you imagine, the easiest way of keeping touch with your friends all over the world must be E-mail or facebook and so on obviously. Do you think that writing a letter is a too much trouble or not cool? Ritendo doesn’t think that a handwriting letter is old dated. They create and sell paper products made by traditional letterpress printing and modern graphic designing, believing that such products are more appealing to the hearts of people. Vintage letterpress printing machine has been working for a long time to make original paper goods. It is said that paper freaks have been increasing among young creators at present. Would you like to write to your sweet once in a while as a surprise?
Mamefumi / ¥300 (10 papers)
Just right sized memo pad is really useful for a short message. You can select 10 pieces from several colors as you like. These make a good souvenir.
Calender / ¥1,600
You can feel roughness texture of paper by your hand clearly. Printed with the name of month by original Japanese character that is based on Chinese calendar. Even if you don’t understand the meaning, it doesn’t matter! Try to put it on a wall in your room. Looks very nice as an interior.
Tool of typography
3Check it out!
Tool of typography / Not for sale
Lords of types displayed are overwhelming! They are the tool of printing words on paper. Please do not touch them and ask a staff before taking photos if you want.
How to buy
The stationaries are on a shelf in front of the door. Bring the goods to a staff.
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You can see the printing machine working if you are lucky.
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Overseas Tourist-Friendly
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Riten-do offers traditional letterpress printing, which is quite rare these days. From hand to hand, relaying thoughts, is the motto of this shop, and in all of their charming products you can feel the warmth of human hands. They have notebooks and postcards, perfect mementos of your trip to Kyoto!
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Ritendo / りてん堂
Category Stationery, Arts
Phone +81 202-9701
Address 95 Ichijojisatononishicho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto-fu
Directions 3 minute-walk from Eizan Train Ichijoji Station
Open Hours 10am - 6pm
Closed Sunday, Public holidays, and irregular holidays
Price range
Credit cards Not accepted
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Some limited patterned stationaries are available.
Information Japanese only
Lanuages spoken Japanese only
Shipping services Not accepted
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