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For those of you who saw my review of the incredible Ladies of Letterpress book last week, you may recall the lovely work I featured from Robinson Press. That shop, located outside Boston, is the brainchild of Rachel Robinson. Rachel told me she worked for years in various capacities with John Derian (a …

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Partyware is the red-headed step-child of stationery — there’s plenty of upscale, pricey offerings, as well as cheap dollar-store finds, but not much that is well-designed in-between. Filling that niche is Paper Mart. This gargantuan resource is hardly new to the scene — they’re a 94-year-old, fourth-generation owned and operated company. …

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Today’s palm-sized notecard, featuring a lovely foil letterpress monogram, comes from the Research Triangle Region of Raleigh, North Carolina. It reads: Sarah, I am finally writing to you! What a day … I’m incredibly excited to watch the Making Mail documentary you introduced me to through your blog. It’s on my t0-do …

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A while back, the hefty Ladies of Letterpress gift book — really an information-packed opus to the craft — crossed my desk. Published by Princeton Architectural Press and coming in at an impressive 192 pages with 86 removable posters, this is a treatise to both the craft and the LoLP group. That international organization …

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Yesterday we travelled from England to Paris, today we circle back to the U.K., to Bristol, to meet Sarah Knight, creator of Stormy Knight.  Inspired by animals and silk-screen printing (among many other things), Sarah graduated in 2006 with a first degree in illustration and has been drawing and printing ever …

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I’ve waxed eloquent about the British design invasion arriving stateside, well, not so surprisingly it’s also reached the streets of Paris. Roisin Astell is a 22-year-old English girl who quite simply, moved to the City of Love and fell in love herself. Inspired by her Paris wanderings and her passion for photography, …

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Crisp, clean and very lighthearted, Design With Heart is a new stationery line giving a firm nod toward Marriage Equality, LGBT lives and universal love. Very editorial in feel (I think we just selected some of those same fonts for Stationery Trends headlines), it has already been picked up by several …

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