Open Studios: Fringe Union

Somerville Open Studios is one of my favorite weekends and this year did not disappoint. We started our day at Fringe Union, a huge (more than 4,00 square foot) creative co-working space in Union Square. The building houses photographers, Pretty Things beer, the Cuppow creators and many other innovative businesses.

Fringe is a big, rambling space and not long after entering, we ran into Mike Dacey, the man behind Repeat Press, a custom letterpress printing shop. He prints everything from business cards and wedding invitations to restaurant materials and posters.

I also had the pleasure of meeting Justin Keena, a photographer with a passion for skateboarding. His studio had a great blend of old and new and we had a great time chatting about our respective weddings in New Hampshire.

Photos by Mike Swartz

Fringe is full of creative energy and every time I go there I meet so many interesting, creative people doing really cool stuff right in Somerville.

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