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In her nearly 30 years in business, Anne Taintor has been much imitated, but never truly duplicated. She had the very original idea of making collages from vintage magazine ads, injecting her pithy and often rebellious sense of humor into seemingly innocent images of 1930s, 1940s and 1950s happy housewives and …

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Happy Valentine’s Day! In honor of the holiday, I’m suspending Friday Funnies this week — and urging you all, while you’re in an amorous, generous mood, to think of love not just today, but throughout the whole year. After all, why only dedicate one day to love? And there’s no …

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Jenny Morgan of A Fresh Bunch (AFB) wrote me last week with a problem — a good problem to have — but a problem nonetheless:  “Attached please find a little ‘ad’ calling for applications from stationery designers interested in licensing work,” she wrote. “AFB is swamped right now with stationery, invitation …

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Letterpress and cross stitching are age-old art forms, skills that can take a lifetime to fully master. Combine them with today’s off-the-cuff slang, and you get Elum’s In Stitches collection. As ironic as they are artful, these blank cards are unlike any sampler you’ve ever seen. All are blank, $5.50 …

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It is pretty cold in Manhattan, but as a resident of the polar vortex that is Cleveland, I have to say it is really not that bad here. And there is something a little magical about being in the midst of a storm that is crippling Manhattan and not being …

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I am pretty excited to leave the frozen tundra that is the Midwest to head to the frozen tundra that is New York City! I’m off to judge the LOUIEs and hopefully get a little time in to walk NY NOW (to say nothing of hitting a few favorite boutiques …

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Years ago — March 2000 in fact — I read a New Yorker profile of George Meyer written by David Owen. It described Meyer as having “so thoroughly shaped the Simpsons that its comedic sensibility could be viewed as mostly his” — and as such, he makes a fascinating subject. Meyer …

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Regular TPC readers may already be familiar with Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ charitable organization with a lofty goal of eradicating the AIDS pandemic in the U.S.  Its 22nd Annual Party for Life, benefiting DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS), will be next Monday, February 3, 2014, at The …

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