Isn’t this tropical fish illustration wonderful? We asked Dominique about her work and ambitions: What first got you interested in illustration as a career? My interest in portraiture and replicating imagery with pencils began in 2009, and from that, grew my love of realism. Although the majority of my courses were academic and drawing remained more…
Last year we were delighted that so many of our subscribers got involved with the charity we were supporting, From Me To You. This year we’ll be fundraising for Allsorts, a Gloucestershire based charity which supports children with special needs and their families, by making a donation for every stationery box we sell.
Brittany Lakin’s illustration “By the Old Fountain” appeared on one of our December 2018 postcards. We asked her a few questions about her work. What first got you interested in illustration as a career? As with most illustrators, I’ve always been interested in art since I was young. My mother and grandmother used to organise…
When we meet stationery producers and visit trade shows we see many products which we really like but for whatever reason aren’t quite the right fit for any of our box themes. Many are just too good to be left out so we showcased some of them this month.
No winter blues in our November subscription box; the smiley binderclips in this collection will bring a smile to anyone’s face!
Our October subscription box was all about celebrating our year-long collaboration with From Me To You, a wonderful charity which encourages people to write letters to cancer patients. If you enjoy writing, please take a look at their website to find out how you can get involved.
We recently held a competition on Twitter to celebrate our collaboration this year with From Me To You, the charity that encourages people to write letters to cancer patients. For a chance to win one of our subscription boxes, we asked people to tell us who they would like to write a letter to, and why.
On BBC Radio 4’s Today programme this morning there was an interview with Simon Sebag Montefiore about his latest book, Written in History: Letters that Changed the World, which celebrates the great letters of history. During the discussion the subject of cyber espionage came up, and apparently now state intelligence services are going back to good old-fashioned…
Stationery from la belle France! Our collection from across the English Channel, or La Manche if you prefer, included items from Calepino, Rhodia and Clairefontaine.
Elena O’Neill is another graduate of Plymouth College of Art and we’ve used several of her beautiful patterns on our postcards.