[Emily Potts] This week on Felt & Wire we’re starting a new inspirational chain and kicking it off with a great friend who inspires many — Stanley Hainsworth of Tether in Seattle.
Welcome in summer with this sunny new collection from the Felt & Wire Shop curators. Inspired by sunshine, warm weather and long summer days, this collection of brightly colored stationery and fun new items will make you want to get outside and enjoy the season.
[Chandra Greer] Exhibiting at the National Stationery Show is tough stuff. Preparing the work you’ll hopefully sell and the materials to sell it with. Designing, constructing, shipping, reassembling your booth. Talking, smiling, standing through 3½ long days. Yet every time we attend the National Stationery Show, we get a little hitch in the throat observing the cadre of spouses, girlfriends, boyfriends, enthusiastically touting their love’s talents to anyone who’ll listen while doing some heavy mental and physical lifting behind the scenes.
Yumiko Matsui‘s tiny urban landscapes, constructed entirely of paper, have a level of detail that can make you hold your breath. But it’s the warmth she achieves that’s
actually most impressive.
In this digital age of e-mails and texts, it’s a special treat to receive a letter in the mail. The use of engraved stationery, which was an integral part of social life, has now become a lost art. Rediscover the art of engraving with this week’s Felt & Wire Find: The Complete Engraver: A Guide to Monograms, Crests, Ciphers, Seals, and the Etiquette and History of Social Stationery by Nancy Sharon Collins. Read on to find out more … Furthermore »