Made in Germany stationery collection

Made in Germany

Or “Hergestellt in Deutschland” if you prefer. I first discovered Bindewerk when I found some of their journals and patterned envelopes in Domestic Science in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire. This independent bookbindery in southern Germany produces true artisan products, and it is important to the owners that they are the ones who produce the things they sell, and to…

Letterpress

Letterpress

Stationery connoisseurs know that letterpress printing is the original machine based printing method, but today it forms only a small niche produced by highly skilled artisans. However, for those who are not familiar with it here is brief introduction. Letterpress traces its roots back to Gutenberg, where machine presses were used to ‘relief print’ or…

Mary & Rob of Spotlight

Fun in the studio

Today we endured enjoyed a photoshoot with the very talented Andy Hockridge of ImageMaker Photography. Neither of us particularly like having our photograph taken but we’d been asked to supply photos for a magazine feature we have coming out in October. Andy is such a good photographer, he soon made us feel relaxed and we…