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Celebrating the Written Word at Thornwillow Press

Kim Dramer | Posted 10.01.2015 | Books
Kim Dramer

Thornwillow Press is turning thirty and the publishing world is celebrating. An exhibition of Thornwillow books is currently on display at the Grolier Club, the grande dame of the publishing world that celebrated its own 130 years of the printed word last year.

Sending Aloha

Kait Hanson | Posted 08.18.2015 | Hawaii
Kait Hanson

I sought out Hawai'ian artists who prove that handcrafted stationery is not only alive and well; it is more beautiful and thoughtfully crafted than ever before. Looking to send some aloha? Look no further than these delightfully designed local paper products

This Stunning Stationery Will Give You A Reason To Send Some Mail

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

Photo credit: Rootytootoot/Flickr The fine yet dying art of letterpress shouldn't just be reserved for wedding invitations and baby announcement...

Top 10 Mother's Day Gifts

Melissa Meyers | Posted 06.21.2015 | Style
Melissa Meyers

Have you thought about what to get Mom for Mother's Day yet? There is still time to get her that perfect gift. It's always tough to think of something unique and special so I've rounded up some of my favorite picks to help you select the best gift.

Joseph Erbentraut

These Gorgeous Dolly Parton Prints Will Renew Your Faith In Fan Art | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.19.2015 | Arts

It’s hard to imagine a public figure who's inspired more fan art than country music legend Dolly Parton. And while fan art isn't always the most eye...

By Leaves or Play of Sunlight, John Cage: Artist and Naturalist

Kari Adelaide | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

The exhibition is centered on Cage's Mushroom Book (1972), which includes both letterpress and lithographs of poetry by Cage along with botanical lithographs by Lois Long.

10 Tips For the DIY Bride (And Groom!)

Jill Bieker | Posted 02.06.2014 | Weddings
Jill Bieker

We ended up having everything we wanted and more, while coming in way, way under budget. Here are our tips for planning your DIY day, from the ground up.

Kathleen Miles

These Posters Of Biscuits & Blues Have A Whole Lot Of Soul | Kathleen Miles | Posted 11.26.2013 | Los Angeles

He works with a 'coon hat on, ink under his fingernails and southern blues playing in the background. Kevin Bradley grew up in Greenville, Tenn., t...

Catherine New

How Some Small Companies Are Breathing Life Into A Dying Industry | Catherine New | Posted 04.04.2013 | Small Business

Think no one but your grandmother sends cards anymore? Turns out greeting cards are still popular -- but maybe not in the way you think. Angelica B...

The Information Dirt Road

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

I'd like to take a page, pun intended, from the Slow Movement and suggest "Slow Information," the ongoing inheritance of the 15th C. technology of Gutenberg. It's still going on, and not just at Colonial Williamsburg.

The BEST Way to Show Gratitude (VIDEO)

Toan Lam | Posted 09.15.2012 | Impact
Toan Lam

Nothing says "thank you" better than a kind gesture from the heart. It also doesn't have to be fancy, expensive or time intensive. My favorite thing t...

WATCH: Digital Designers Get Their Hands Dirty

Posted 01.25.2012 | Chicago

In 2007, a group of Chicago designers who loved making things with their hands came together -- and started a family. The Post Family is an art co...

Letterpress Studios | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

n a modern world where much of design is driven by new technology, the revival of letterpress printing -- which fell out of vogue in the late '50s tha...

Levi's letterpress -- real results

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, the folks doing this, like the Post Family, got a lot of really good work done. My part in the Levi's letterpress thing is pretty much over, ...

Levi's letterpress shop in process

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The deal is that people can use a traditional form of media to get the word out regarding new tech and how it can be used for the common good. Check o...

Levi's letterpress printshop in the Mission

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Craig Newmark

The deal is to use letterpress craftsmanship to communicate via posters, in ways that defy mass production. Levi's Workshops are a series of craft-...