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Moleskine & Creative Cloud

Moleskine Creative Cloud notebookAfter two years of grumblings between Adobe and Creative Suite users over its switch to the online subscription model of Creative Cloud, we forget how wonderful it is to see the software giant playing nicely with someone. Today, that someone is Moleskine. The paper notebook maker unveiled a Creative Cloud …

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Branding Bride & Groom

Lindsay and Ryan's Wedding InvitationsIn a society so informal that people’s Facebook photos are frequently the ones they use on their business’ website, there’s something slightly ridiculous about the arch formality of most wedding invitations.

More importantly, you rarely get a real sense of the two people at the center of all the attention. You certainly can’t say that about Atheneum Creative‘s wedding suite for

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Airbnb’s Print Magazine

Pineapple MagazineOnline lodging rental service Airbnb has decided what it really needs is a print magazine, and apparently is working at lightning speed to push one out this month. The 128-page (no ads) Winter 2014 premiere issue of Pineapple features content about three cities Airbnb users can’t get enough of: London, Seoul, and Airbnb’s own San Francisco. (The title comes …

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Ornate Playing Cards

Highland Fauna CardsCustom playing cards fall like rain these days thanks to falling digital printing prices and designers’ understandable passion for getting their work into the hands of other people. But few cards we’ve seen have boasted the passion, boldness and utter attention to detail as this hand-drawn deck by Prague artists Tomski & Polanski. The Pernowka Highland Fauna deck contains 52 …

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The Print Handbook

print_handbook_125Designer Andy Brown’s “The Print Handbook” is a mighty-mite of a publication, beautifully illustrating in 28 pages (plus 8-page cover) pretty much everything you need to know to ensure that the design on your screen makes it to the printed page as intended. And its 3rd edition is the best yet, based in part on the Fedrigoni paper it’s printed on.

As Brown told …

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Business Cards of the Week

Business cardsCreativity continues to bubble over nicely in the realm of calling cards. This week: touchy-feely handmade handouts, foil-stamped titans of turquoise, and Clark Kent folds his own in a world left cruelly devoid of phone booths.

 

Oh, Hello Friend

In preparation for a stationery show, handmade goods/stationery blogger Danni rolled up her sleeves and got to work walking the talk by making her own business …

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