Category Archives: paper

Happy Menocal

I’ve been a fan of Brooklyn artist Happy Menocal for a while, and though her wedding invitations and save-the-dates are de rigueur in Vogue these days, I had the good sense to listen to my friend E back in 2006 when she was raving about Happy. At the time, I was enchanted with Happy’s watercolor takes on […]

Appointed

The search for Utilitarian Luxe® notebooks and office supplies used to lead straight to Japan and Korea, where, armed with Google Translate, one could hunt down a gorgeous minimalist notebook, but good luck finding your quarry in the US! Designer Suann Song took note of this gap in the market, and taking matters into her own hands, […]

49 Hours in NYC: The Stationery Show, Part 2

Even though the bulk of my time at the Stationery Show is pre-plotted and painstakingly researched (because I am a details person: you may call it OCD), it’s inevitable that I’ll stumble across a serendipitous find. or two. or three. Part two of my recap features my favorite “finds” from the aisles of Javits. I […]

49 Hours in NYC: The Stationery Show, Part One

I’m back from my whirlwind trip Across The Pond for the National Stationery Show. What may seem a bit crazy to many of you (only 49 hours in the city?) actually was very efficient, as many of my friends from across the country were in town for the show. (I would be remiss at this […]

Letterpress Love: Birdwalk Press

With just under a month to go until the 2015 Stationery Show, I’ve found myself with letterpress on the brain just a little more than usual. One recent find is Birdwalk Press. Based in Bozeman, Montana, the line is the brainchild of Ian Johnson and Mina Talajoor Johnson. The husband-wife team draws design inspiration from Mina’s background as […]