"Pechatny dvor" is a unique printing house. It was founded in Saint-Petersburg according to the order of Nikolai I
in 1827 for the purpose of printing the Complete Corpus of the laws of Russian Empire.
The imperial orders were also printed here in 6 copies. Two copies on expensive wove paper, which was used
for limning and pastel color painting, were given to the emperor to sign.
industrial buildings, which house the printworks nowadays, were built
in 1910 as per the design of the famous architect L.N. Benois. The project
was based on the design of Paris National Printing House: with a separately
standing, illuminated from the sides and from above through the glass
cupola printshop in the center. The other workshops group around it.
The printing house was given the name "Pechatny dvor", which has become
a famous brand of quality and professionalism, in 1922 in memory of
the first Russian print works created in Moscow by I. Fedorov and P.
Mstislavets. After the Revolution in 1917 the printing house has produced
science literature, textbooks, fiction and children's literature in
bulk issues. High quality of the production, the most modern technologies
and the working specialists'professionalism have been the differential
characteristics of the oldest state printing house during its whole
"Pechatny dvor" holds the leading positions in Saint-Petersburg and
the Northwest of Russia in production of books and magazines, which
can be proclaimed the quality standard. The innovatory technological
solutions and the high level of production are appreciated by our customers
and reasonably improve the qualitative characteristics of our products:
books and albums, brochures and magazines, booklets, calendars, posters
and paper goods.
The main achievment of the printing house is the high-quality production of hardcover books.