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A Very Superfine Anniversary: 70 Years of Timeless Appeal

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Think of Superfine as the little black dress of paper. It makes everything look good, from letterpress wedding invitations to digitally printed posters. In a world of so many choices, every designer needs a trusted, go-to paper they can count on, especially when they are in a pinch, and Superfine has been just that to many creatives for 70 years. Yes, you read that correctly—70 years.

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Paper is Part of the Picture

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Does pink signify modern and bold? Or does it seem soft and feminine? Perception of color—including context, culture and personal preferences—shapes our response to the colors we see. Perception of color is why red signifies “stop” when you see it on the street, and “love” when you see it in the greeting card aisle. It’s why color has different meanings across the globe. It’s why the client says she hates purple.

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On The Wire: The Perfect (Paper) Accessory

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Today, guest blogger, Sarah Schwartz, editor of Stationery Trends and The Paper Chronicles, brings us the story of KL (heart) JF, a card collaboration between Palm Beach stylist Katherine Lande and Jason Arbuckle, creative director of J. Falkner Cards.

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#TBT: 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 they did back in 2014.

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The Haptic Power of Paper

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hap•tic  or hap•tical adj. [<Gk. haptesthai, to touch.] Of or pertaining to the sense of touch.

When you are selling premium leather riding gear, haptic perception is what it’s all about.

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15 years of Milton Glaser and the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival

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The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival was founded by flutist and Artistic Director, Linda Chesis in 1999.  Since then, hundreds of performances have featured world-renowned musicians and artists.

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