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February 29: Make a Flying Leap

Alyson Kuhn celebrates one design firm that is taking the leap. Stone Interiors specializes in designing sophisticated interiors, primarily residential. The studio recently launched a new website and identity materials. Principle Stacy Stone comments, “Our materials reflect our brand in a tactile way. They complement everything we do. They don’t replace ...

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Design Family Reunion: Extraordinary Workshops, Quiet Excitement

Alyson Kuhn reports on the joy of Design Family Reunion: "The workshop facilitator-orchestrators went to great lengths – literally and figuratively – to spark everyone’s creativity. Actually, the word workshop seems inadequate. Each activity was totally hands-on, but also a bit contemplative. Let’s call them creative immersion experiences. Here’s who ...

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Twin Pkgs
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Bookbinder Bari Zaki’s Fantastic Fanmail

Bari Zaki [http://barizaki.com] loves pencils. She is a bookbinder, box-maker, bow-tyer – and pencil-wrapper. When she received a children’s book called Little Red Writing as a gift, she instantly called the friend who had sent it to her. In the next breath, she announced her plan to also thank the book’s author, Joan Holub, and its illustrator, Melissa ...

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Nest
09
08
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Design Family Reunion Santa Fe: Birds of a Papery Feather

Alyson Kuhn reports on the bounty of Design Family Reunion in Santa Fe this past weekend: "When designer Abbey Fowler agreed to whip up all the swag for the second biennial Design Family Reunion (DFR) [http://designfamilyreunion.com] , attendees knew we were in for a treat – in a pure Neenah Environment® environment, if you see what we mean. "

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Monahan Papers: Flight of Fancy

Beautiful greeting and occasional cards are among the best gifts to send and receive. Snail Mail/Stamp-Happy Alyson Kuhn contributes this interesting feature on Stephanie Monahan: "Monahan Papers prints all of their paper products – from place cards and greeting cards to place mats, posters and long rolls of wrap – right on their own premises in Troy, Missouri. ...

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Artworks Made From Books Tell Many Tales

Alyson Kuhn reveals how books become visual art in this fascinating story. Neenah Paper celebrates the tangible reality of paper – with a new twist (or wrinkle). Writes Kuhn, "When is a book a rook? And when are pages knights? When you are Arián Dylan, the book-carving artist whose chess set you see here. Dylan’s piece, titled El orden y el caos (Order ...

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The New Neenah Environment® — Let’s “Dance a Bit”

The newly revised ENVIRONMENT® Writing, Text and Cover Papers from Neenah includes a range of rich natural colors, four of them with an innovative finish called simply RAW™. The look is raw, but the print performance is refined. It features an industrial yet organic look and feel, and engineered it on the paper machine to provide a consistent paper surface ...

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Going Postal at SF Center for the Book!

Alyson Kuhn offers a great feature on Mail Art, which got its start in the early 1960s and embraces the idea that artists can share their work without commercial middlemen, simply by mailing it to others of like mind. In the spirit of “mail art tourism,” mail/art/book is non-commercial and non-judgmental: every piece submitted was de facto accepted. She attended ...

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(Im)perfectly QWERTY

  For just over 100 years, typewriters ruled the written world. Nimble stenographers could take notes quickly, but correspondence by hand couldn’t keep up with the pace of communication until E. Remington and Sons introduced their Sholes and Glidden Type-Writer to the public in 1874. By the 1980s, the word processor, personal computer, and laser […] ...

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Win a Neenah DIY Envelope Template Kit!

Enter a chance to win a DIY Envelope Template Kit from Neenah, How and Print!

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