the five questions

10 articles tagged as 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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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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Like many printers, Kseniya Thomas runs a commercial and social letterpress shop, Thomas-Printers, in Carlisle, Pa. She works with designers, individuals, collaborators and fellow printers on projects demanding quick turnaround and close attention to detail. “A lot of people don’t understand that you can design and have someone else do it, …

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I absolutely love Pinterest — in fact, I don’t allow myself to visit before noon, otherwise my daily to-do list just doesn’t get done — but it remains a bit of a mystery to me. What makes one pin get repinned thousands of times — while an equally attractive one …

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