Blogs we love: wedding inspiration and advice

We love weddings, and not just because they mean gorgeous invitations, engraved stationery, luscious thank you’s (and cake). We just can’t get enough of all those luscious wedding blogs. So when the nominees for the first annual Aisledash.com Wedding Blog awards were announced yesterday, we were happy to see so many of our personal favorites make the list.  Furthermore »

In the pressroom: Printing John Madere’s photographs at Sandy Alexander

[Lynda Decker] I’ve been working with uncoated paper for the last 10 years — for almost every project in my studio, including annual reports full of photography. I’m quite excited to have rediscovered Kromekote. It boggles my mind to say this: Th

e surface of Kromekote is so glossy, but it behaves like an uncoated sheet.

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Above & below the fold

When we think of happy endings for print projects, we think of a getting a good, clean fold. When we’re in need of a little inspiration, we consult Trish Witkowski, a paper-folding fanatic. Check her out at Foldfactory.com, a great resource with all things related to folding paper. Here you can find simple 60-second videos on every kind of fold you can imagine: roll fold, swinger folds, nine-panel reveals, open gates and inverted broadsides. They post a new fold of the week, each week. Witkowski also tipped us off to this really cool paper-folding animation. [PW]

Marian Bantjes: 3 questions by Sean Adams

[Sean Adams] In disaster movies, characters create tight bonds amidst burning skyscrapers, airplane crashes or earth-crust displacement. I formed a bond like this with Marian Bantjes when we both faced down a charging rhino in Africa. Really. This is a true story. Obviously, Marian is incredibly talented. She does work that, to me, is beyond the limits of human beings. And that’s all swell. But she has the most infectious and wonderful laugh you will ever hear. Furthermore »

Entwined: A love story by Stonington Design + Paperie

Creating a wedding invitation for someone other than yourself is no doubt a nerve-wracking process. In the designer’s hands lies the gateway of what is meant to be one of the most perfect days in a person’s life. Christine Toner, founder and creative director, Stonington Design + Paperie, knows what it’s like to use that pressure to create something truly beautiful. This particular effort earned her a silver award in the Strathmore Show.

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Blogs we love: Herman Miller’s Lifework

Herman Miller’s Lifework, a blog taglined “Where Life and Work Meet,” is among our favorite online destinations. At Lifework, creatives of every stripe — interior designers, artists, designers, writers — talk about their spaces, obsessions, must-have supplies, desires and dreams.

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