The Best Way to Say Thank You
- In the story "To the Letter" in our September 2012 issue, we visited Chandra Greer at Greer, her Chicago shop dedicated to all things paper.
In our September 2012 Design Finder, photo director Anna Alexander visited the Chicago Shop of Chandra Greer. There, Greer, a letterpress aficionado and stationary expert, has curated a selection of designs from local craftspeople who produce their pieces in small batches. Hallmark or Papyrus it most definitely is not. As a compliment to the story, here are 8 letterpress products we love.
- In this digital age, invitations arrive in our inboxes and are promptly deleted.
The quickest way to make your day is by making someone else's, so go ahead and seek out that certain buzz that comes with putting pen to paper, stamp to envelope, and handwritten letter to postbox; It only gets better when your pal gets a little something in the mail. Let your far-flung loved one know you're thinking of them with Peggy Wong's clever Missing U letterpress card.
- GIGI PRESS, a new Los Angeles–based letterpress company, sent me samples of their work last week, and I love their clean, modern aesthetic.
And now, we'd like to take a moment to say a sincere thank you to Mom. You're simply the best. Nothing says I Love You like letterpress, and we liked this card from perennial favorite Egg Press to wish you a happy Happy Mother's Day.
- We've penned paeans to letterpressed cards and hand-written notes before—just check out this indie stationery store in Chicago we featured—but the new service Nicely Noted out of Austin, Texas has a…
- Holiday cards and I have a very strong, very long-standing love/wait relationship.