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So, I am back in the office after spending most of the week at NY NOW and judging the LOUIE Awards. And oh, did I see some eye candy Tuesday and Wednesday! Here are some standouts from the several hundred entries I reviewed — and since judging is blind, I don’t …

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I’ve been walking every aisle of National Stationery Show since 1998, which seems like a pretty long time … that is, until you consider that 2016 marks its 70th year! When I first visited as a rather green market editor, it seemed everyone wanted to tell me all about the …

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Today’s letter arrived from Tallahassee, Florida some weeks back. I immediately recognized it as a favorite UWP Luxe design!It reads: Dear Sarah, This is my favorite stationery! I love woodland animals and I love the cheerfulness of this stationery! I love the texture on both the card and the envelope, and most …

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Every time I finish reading an issue of Mohawk Maker Quarterly, I always wonder how the next one will sustain the publication’s path. How can the next theme possibly resonate as much as the current one? Well, I’m not exactly sure how they do it, but this most recent release not …

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Continuing my meanderings through High Design at AmericasMart, today I’ve got three fabulous San Francisco makers to share. First off, everyone was gaga (with good reason) for Vintage School Charts from Cavallini & Co. Measuring 28″x40,” they arrive assembled and ready to hang — granting the San Francisco house’s iconic gift …

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Good morning! I’m so thrilled to re-introduce Jill DiNicolantonio, founder of Parse & Parcel. She carefully curates paper and swatchbook samples to arrive on designer doorsteps, and also acts as a personal paper consultant for that tough project or picky client. Jill is co-sponsoring the Legion Paper NSS Trading Card …

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In the spirit of National Handwriting Day — which is tomorrow! — I can’t not share the beautifully penned verbiage and fun imagery on these starry-eyed selections from Violet Clair. Pick some up for Valentine’s Day — though love should be in the air year-round, and most inamoratas will welcome one …

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