Our latest interview guest, Magdalena Tekieli, wanted to have it all and decided to combine her two biggest passions: furniture and graphic design. She is very successful in both, her award-winning designs were featured among others in ELLE Decoration, RUM Magazine and The Sunday Times. Her latest baby is the stationery brand Paper Love, which was born from her passion and love for paper. We met the Polish wunderkind and talked with her about her work and inspiration, Paper Love and the importance of ecological design. Continue reading
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Since the beginning of time people have been inspired by nature in many ways, and it has always been a huge source of creativity in the world of design. Every year it is present in the current trends, and as we learned at Creative World 14 – this year it comes in the form of rubber stamps, more specifically in the shape of the fern. Continue reading
One of the coolest new calendar designs for 2014 is the paper craft calendar by the Nearly Normal creative agency. Each month is represented by a fruit made entirely out of paper, cut in half and the number of the ongoing month shown inside. The month of February comes in the shape of a juicy orange, and we can’t wait to get to the other exotic fruity flavors of the year.
Le Shop is a lovely little design store right in the heart of Neubau, hiding in a little snook on Kirchengasse. It’s a gold mine for all design and art lovers, and what is common among most of the unique designs and products sold there – they are sustainably produced. The welcoming atmosphere and the feel-good designs make this shopping experience above the rest, so if you’re looking for something special for Valentine’s Day, take a look around!
Paperworld, one of the most important trade fairs for the paper, stationery and crafting industry, took place from January 25 to 28 in Frankfurt, Germany. As last year we paid a visit to the fair and made our way through halls filled with thousands of greeting cards, notebooks, pencils and decorative accessories to check out the hottest trends for 2014/15 for you.
In July I spent a long weekend in Lisbon, Portugal’s charming and vibrant capital. It was already my fourth visit to the city when a friend of mine brought me to a very special place: A Vida Portuguesa. It is a shop located in the heart of the Chiado neighborhood, which sells the most fabulous artisanal Portuguese products, and a real Eldorado for lovers of vintage packaging.
Located in the hip and happening district of Neubau (7th) in Vienna, Die Sellerie is home for four talented graphic designers who passionately believe in handmade crafts and creation. The space works as their work studio, showroom, shop and home base. It is a great place when looking for something special for someone or for yourself. It shows in the products how much love and effort has gone into making each one.
We’ve been seeing anchors, waves and ropes lately, with white, red and blue dominating the color charts. This can only mean one thing: the marine trend is here! It emerges almost every summer and it has become a classic in the stationery and wedding invitation designs, either done with a nostalgic feel or a fresh approach. We gathered together the best current designs inspired by the marine trend! Continue reading
Anything and everything that is hot in the world of stationery was showcased at one of the biggest events in the stationery business in New York. The National Stationery Show is the leading trade show in the business, a place where you will see the current trends, the classics with a twist, what is coming next and everything inbetween. We took a look at this year’s exhibitors and designers, and summed up the up-coming trends, read on to find out what’s what, and who’s who this year! Continue reading