Strathmore Archive

A Good Letterhead Pays Off

The paper you choose for a letterhead makes an instant impression…on the eye and to the touch. It’s texture, the quality of its color, its feel in the hand…all of these register with the person who receives a letter…and help them form an opinion of the sender.

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The Expressive “Plus” Uncoated Paper Can Provide

Excerpt from a 1949 Strathmore direct mailer: Stiffening competition calls for the most compelling printed pieces the advertiser and printer can devise. That calls for the plus that only quality paper provides. To get concrete results, the printed piece needs and idea…interesting design…powerful copy…fine printing…and the most effective paper you can obtain for that particular job.

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This is Strathmore Grandee

Tactile, rich colors and authentic — these are some adjectives to describe Strathmore Grandee. But did you know, this time-honored paper grade may have been named something completely different? We dove into the Strathmore Archive and found the history behind Strathmore Grandee’s name.

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The Story of Strathmore

2017 marks the 125th anniversary of Strathmore and we’ll be celebrating this milestone all year. Since its beginnings in 1892, the Strathmore name has been synonymous with beauty, quality and the finest papers for artists, designers and printers around the world.

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A Christmas and New Year letter from the Strathmore Archive

In 1913 Horace Moses, who founded Strathmore in 1892, advocated the establishment of a company publication which would help employees stay in touch with each other and the company leadership. Out of this was born The Strathmorean, designed and printed monthly through most of the 20th century.

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Strathmore Archive

Give your stomachs a break & feast on these wonderful 1920s illustrations from the Strathmore Archive.

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