Petrichor Press specializes in the production of original fine art multiples by contemporary artists.

Located in Philadelphia, Petrichor is a convenient destination for artists residing throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions who are seeking professional printing services.

All shop activities are run and overseen by Master Printer, Peter Haarz, who founded Petrichor in 2011 after receiving his designation as Master Printer from Tamarind Institute. In 2015, Petrichor Press relocated from Bucks County, Pennsylvania to its current location in Philadelphia in order to expand its services and begin its publishing program.


Petrichor Press is a fully appointed shop.

Current tool and equipment configuration includes:

  • Large Takach 4072 Electric Lithography Press (capable of printing images as large as 38" x 65")

  • Charles Brand 30x50 Lithography Press

  • Takach and Charles Brand Plate Risers

  • NuArc FT32V3UP Flip-Top Exposure Unit for use in photolithography

  • Professional-grade plate and paper punch registration system and paper preparation area

  • Oversized, custom-built stone leveling and graining sink

  • Synthetic Composition Rollers - ranging in size from 4.75” diameter and 7.75” face length to 10.5” diameter and 24.74” face length

  • Stone library comprised of over 150 Grade-A, grey lithography stones - ranging in size from small (11” x 14”) to very large (32” x 45”)

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