The Blog on All Things Stationery

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Dispatches from the worlds of stationery & design

Keeping letter-writing, card-sending and invitation using alive

Studio Stories is another new department, which arose out of the idea that I’d like to highlight just what goes into that invitation or birth announcement you get in the mail. Luscious Verde first crossed my radar screen about five years ago, shortly after we premiered Stationery Trends. My phone rang …

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My last dispatch of the day features one more MikWright design. You can find it — and many other great cards here. If you visit the site, don’t forget to check out their gift product. Tim & Phyllis license their imagery and wry commentary onto everything from cocktail napkins to …

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Why yes, this is my grandmother in fact … as well as a strong seller from MikWright’s line. I am lucky she had a good sense of humor! $3.50. You can buy it here or find a local retailer here. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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I’ve switched up the format of Friday Funnies a bit — now I’m going to highlight just one company throughout the day. This week’s focus is MikWright, the brainchild of Tim Mikkelsen (the “Mik”) and Phyllis Wright-Herman (the “Wright”), who became friends in 1985 while working as ticket agents at the …

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“eeBoo is a boutique toy manufacturer that specializes in useful, beautiful and well-made educational games and gifts,” reads the “about” page on its site, and while that is definitely accurate, the line is so much more. It’s run by Mia Galison, whose ingenious business formula consists of commissioning artwork from …

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