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30 articles tagged as cards

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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To stationery stalwarts, Egg Press is to letterpress cards what, say, Coach is to handbags: They helped redefine a then-forgotten object to a new glory. The Portland house of letterpress not only churns out a vibrant and rather prolific range of cards, art prints and gift wrap, they also quietly …

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So, today I am 50 — and, as my (older) brother helpfully pointed out, I actually started my 50th year on my last birthday, so technically this one is not that big a deal. Despite that, this is a hard trip around the sun to greet with my usual insouciance, followed …

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One of my favorite spots at National Stationery Show this past February was Emerging Designers — and one of the brightest spots there was Talfoto! Tal Shpantzer’s ethereal blooms have a timeless, painterly quality to them, but they are meticulously photographed at her Greenpoint studio in Brooklyn. I interveiwed Tal …

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This International Women’s Day, let’s not overlook all those great women-owned businesses out there — and I can’t think of a better one to highlight than Shades of Expression Designs. Run by three generations of women, this enterprise is a face of the American dream come alive. And, its newest …

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There’s still something about a brand new stationery range being released into the wide old world that is so intriguing to me. At its conception, a new collection is fresh from the maker’s heart, untouched by what is selling through or feedback from retail clients. Don’t get me wrong, these …

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