Significant Objects

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[Laura Shore] Our friend Debbie Millman had me at “bad, bad, bad.” Check out Millman’s story of a globe paperweight, the mysterious Susan and the really cool thought experiment Significant Objects … in which you can participate by searching for other significant objects on ebay.

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The dress, transformed, at Kate’s Paperie

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[Tom Biederbeck] The mannequins in their elegant paper dresses in the windows of Kate’s Paperie stores never shift their eyes, but they’re witness to the confluence of three remarkable creative events: NY Fashion Week, the first annual Paper Ball, and Slash: Paper Under the Knife, a Museum of Arts and Design exhibition sponsored by Kate’s Paperie.

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Felt & Wire is new again

[Tom Biederbeck] We hope you like the new We’re expanding our coverage of the world of paper, print and design. Our new site is built to convey the excitement and scope of

the artworks, artists and news we’ll be revealing here. Special thanks to Michael Bierut and Katie Barcelona at Pentagram and the crew at Williams and House for the redesign. And of course this is all possible because of Mohawk’s commitment to creative endeavors … on paper!

p.s. LOVE stampede


[Alyson Kuhn] There’s a theme I’m thinking of, you can see the theme is love, oo-woo, oo-hoo. Any communiqué will appear vaguely valentinear once it’s adorned with a LOVE stamp. Add an envelope made out of a page whose theme is love, and your medium magnifies the message.

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5 Valentine gifts + 1 to WIN!

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[Tom Biederbeck] Here are five Valentine’s Day gifts from the Felt & Wire Shop that I wish I was getting (hint: any one of them will do). Read on and find out which one you can win — like, FREE.

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Beautiful bookplate book

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[Alyson Kuhn] On the winged heels of my recent posts about bookplates, I want to share some good bookish news. I’ve just ascertained that copies of California Bookplates, published by the Book Club of California in 2006, are still available. I adore this book for its form, its content and its sensibilities.

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