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Celebrating the Strathmore Archives at Paper Show #25

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This artifact from the Strathmore Archive features hand lettering by Oswald Cooper, c 1922. Cooper was an internationally known designer of commercial display and advertising typefaces. At the age of 21, Cooper moved to Chicago and became a student of the great American type designer, Frederic W. Goudy and was a partner in his own Chicago design firm, Bertsch & Cooper, Inc., Typographers.

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Labels of exquisite taste, from London

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If you’re looking for creative inspiration for product packaging or labels, look no further than the collaboration between Blush Letterpress, United Creatives and The London Distillery Company.

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Art, Design + Perception

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“There is no truth. There is only perception.”

-   Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)

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Lovely and new: customizable, retro photos from Felt

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By now, you’re likely familiar with Felt – a tech company that’s on a mission to revive the age-old tradition of sending handwritten cards in the mail. They’ve created an app that lets people send handwritten cards to friends and family through the good ‘ol USPS, by way of the iPad.  Furthermore »

Communicating Luxury Through Texture

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David Sutherland excels at collaborating with leading designers to produce the finest luxury furniture, fabrics and accessories. The company is known for bringing a fresh point of view to furniture design while creating refined collections for casual contemporary living. Furthermore »

Superfine global maps + prints by Famille Summerbelle

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Famille Summerbelle is a home design company owned by Julie Marabelle and Simon Summerscales.   Julie and Simon share a love of design and interior décor, and they established Famille Summerbelle to create products they would choose for their own home. Their whimsical and colorful items reflect an eclectic mix of global cultures, as they recently moved to The Netherlands and split their time between their home in Amsterdam, their London-based business, and their holiday getaway in France.

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