The Ladies of Letterpress: News + A New Book Release

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The Ladies of Letterpress is an international community of letterpress printers and print enthusiasts. Founded in 2009 by Jessica White and Ksenyia Thomas, LoLP’s mission is to promote the art and craft of letterpress printing and to encourage the voice and creative vision of women printers. (Membership is open to both men and women.) The organization allows members to share advice, resources and inspiration – and aims to help members become self-sustaining printers. Furthermore »

Champions of Craft: Lab Partners

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This year Mohawk rolled out a new print advertising campaign called “Champions of Craft,” featuring a series of storytelling ad inserts created to recognize and support the work of aspiring and seasoned designers and makers.  In the July/August 2015 issue of GDUSA, we highlight Lab Partners, a husband and wife team based in San Francisco, CA.

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What’s old is new: Introducing four Heritage Colors in the newly redesigned Strathmore Swatchbook

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We’re celebrating the 75th anniversary of Strathmore Writing Papers, and the 10th anniversary as steward of the legendary Strathmore brand.

To honor the longstanding heritage of the brand, we’ve introduced four new colors to the Strathmore line within the new Strathmore swatchbook.

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Artful Photography by David Prince

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David Prince is a New York City-based photographer who specializes in food, interiors, fashion accessories and still-life imagery.

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3 things to do with books (other than the obvious)

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Flipping through an illustrator or graphic designer’s sketchbook is like peering into their soul. You see the world as they see it. At a second glance at illustrator Julianna Brion’s sketchbook, you see something else, too. Illustrations meld literally on top of literature, as words peer out from the brightly colored gouache paint that she layers over the pages of books.

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The Filson Brand: Stewards of Heritage

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Filson is a heritage brand known for rugged and good-looking outdoor gear. Everything about Filson—its identity, stories and products—makes a lasting impression. We asked creative director, Alex Carleton, why Filson is so enduring.

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