The Five Questions

18 articles in category The Five Questions

For many a small stationery designer, getting an order from Greer CHICAGO is a major milestone on the road to success. It was founded by Chandra Greer with a big-picture goal to “create a place whose purpose was steadfastly positive, a place devoted to good design, good feelings, intelligent thought and …

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Although you may not have ever heard her name, you most likely have already seen the work of  Leslie Moak Murray. That is because over the past 20 years, it has graced an enviable body of work — 1,000 greeting cards, as well as 50-100 designs of beverage napkins, magnetic note pads, pocket …

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Chris Sargiotto of Apartment 2 Cards not only creates his own greeting card line,  he successfully reps — that is, wholesales — several other small greeting card lines to retail businesses within probably one of the more challenging greeting card markets: New York City. The companies Chris reps can be seen …

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Years ago, I seriously considered opening a gift store, and read up on several successful shop owners. “Never listen to naysayers,” said one, and though I never opened that store, I decided there and then to do just that. Maybe that’s part of the reason why I find the story …

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