This Gen Xer never feels more like a citizen of a brave new world than when I hear about a new collaboration. As far as I can tell, these mini-alliances are a completely 21st-century invention — and they tend to put each party at the top of their design game. And …

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I always refer to envelopes as humble, but really they are deceptively simple items holding endless potential and promise. They can be lined, adorned with vintage stamps, addressed in a beautiful brush script — the possibilities are only limited by the imagination (and occasionally the USPS). With that said, envelopes …

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There’s so much about National Stationery Show that sets it apart from any other trade show, and even after attending for so many years, it’s hard to articulate these qualities to anyone who’s never attended. For four days in February, its aisles offer a dynamic haven for those who love …

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Over the past 12 days, as most of us were carving pumpkins, picking out costumes and other miscellaneous Halloween activities, Crane has been releasing its 2019 Holiday Card Collection. These mantel-ready selections are so much more than they appear on the surface, however — they represent the best of Crane traditions …

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My FOMO has been going into high gear all week as I’ve been reading about the new Nordstrom flagship opening up today in NYC — and be warned: by the time you finish reading this, yours might be as well. The 320,000-square-foot, seven-story shopping space is the largest store to open …

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The approach of Halloween can only mean one thing: It’s time to start thinking about those Winter holiday cards. If you’re anything like me, you remember about these far too late (as in, when the first one arrives from someone else), so this year I’m getting mine out of the …

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The custom invitation and announcement industry has undergone dramatic changes the past few decades. The digital printing revolution brought us design powerhouses like Minted, Paperless Post and Shutterfly on the corporate end, as well countless dabblers on Pinterest, Etsy and Instagram on the indie side. Fine Moments is the effort …

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