1Canoe2 is an illustration company that cultivates community through cheerful, heartfelt paper goods and gifts. Each piece of artwork is hand painted in the cheerful 1canoe2 studio and stems from a deep appreciation of life’s natural beauty and the pursuit of curiosity. 1Canoe2 is located in the charming, small, mid-western town Fulton, Missouri
One of England’s most prestigious greeting card brands, with a huge range of contemporary and traditional artists and styles from around the world. Almanac’s evocative collection covers a rich and diverse subject list including florals, cute and quirky animals, old English tapestries, sporting themes, special occasions and many more.
The world’s best everyday notebook range, from Japan, with smooth, acid free paper, soft grey lines, sewn thread biniding and cloth covered spines – complemented by full grain leather jackets. For everyday use or exclusive business settings, Apica is the paper brand for those who love the tactility of writing.
William Allardice produces two of the world’s most popular and timeless card ranges. Premium illustrative flora and fauna cards from the collection of the Natural History Museum, London, and beautifully hand crafted letterpress cards for all occasions, which he prints, one by one, on an old Heidelberg letterpress machine.
Sourcing original art from the creative enclave of the Isle of Wight and working with a variety of exceptional illustrators and artists, Art Marketing produces a rich library of tasteful greeting cards spanning numerous subjects and themes.
Badger & Burke is the weird, colourful love child of Vancouver-based illustrators and long time friends Holton Brock and Jamie Armstrong. The boys have created an eclectic paper goods company inspired by mid-century illustration, puppies, paper-cutouts, and tropical fruit, carried by their unique collaborative style and lame sense of humour.
“The Bod” belongs to one of the most prestigious and ancient literary institutions in the world, the University of Oxford. More recently, it was used as the library of Hogwart’s, an educational institution of an entirely different kind. This is one of our most popular and timeless card ranges, featuring die-cut retro book covers.
Leigh Standley’s whimsical, witty work has been in the making since the seventh grade, where she got poor marks in maths class for doodling. She attended the University of Kansas School of Design and holds a BFA in Visual Communications. Her work is inspired by her incredible friends and family. Leigh lives in Boston, has strong feelings about education and believes in magic.
Founded in 2010 by Scottish designer Laura Park and now based in York, this is one sweet, sweet brand of cards and paper goods. Laura has an uncanny ability to make animals seem very human, with whimsical illustrations and cute captions. Check out her latest designs and you’ll fall in love with them.
When you love the things your sister paints soooo much that you stare at them, laugh out loud or tear up with nostalgia, it makes you want to share them with other people. So started E. Frances Paper in 2013 (named after both beloved Grandmothers). Based in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island, their dream is to spread positive energy through Ali’s unique, inspiring watercoluor paintings.
Irreverent, funny and refreshingly honest, Emily McDowell is in a class all of her own. Her goal is to identify universal, emotional truths and observations on being human, and turn them into products that speak to people. Having become an overnight success thanks to a single card that went viral in 2013, Emily is now one of the most loved new artists in the US.
From the Himalayan mountains, this unique wrapping paper range is hand made, from the ground up. Workers from small village communities harvest the bark of the lokta plant, which only grows above 1500 metres, then make the paper pulp and dye the dried paper one colour at a time. 100% eco-friendly and with a texture and visual beauty unlike any other paper.
Brilliant young Californian designer Dyna Kau is the creative force behind this charming, ever changing range of colourful, whimsical, beautifully designed and practical stationery and lifestyle products. Dyna’s style is unique, fresh and fashionable and her products appear in some of America’s most desirable stationery and lifestyle stores.
Inspired by a vision to integrate 100% natural materials like cotton and leather with leading edge contemporary and classical design. Hello Sunday fuses functional product design with emerging designers and artists from around the world into a constantly evolving collection of soft furnishings and lifestyle accessories.
Simon and Nicola Hutchinson work together in their Yorkshire studio to create happy and stylish greeting cards that combine their love of the Bohemian world with the bold use of colour. From tigers on magical carpets to tropical toucans, their aim is to create magical and unique illustrations to be shared with those closest to us.
Born and raised in Iran to a family of artists, Afi Tajvidi was destined to design. After emigrating to Canada in 2006 and working as a web designer, back pain issues forced her to quit her job and she started painting part time. She sold so much work on etsy that she was able to create her own stationery company, featuring her beautiful, hand painted expressions of the joy of life.
English artist Julia Gash has morphed a lifelong love of illustration and travel into a signature illustrated map style which is sold in five continents and over one hundred cities
Nia Gould is a cat loving, degree qualified graphic designer from Devon in England. Her five lifetime feline family members – Sampson, Salvador, Socket, Frida and Pablo – have inspired her wonderful collection of famous artists-as-cats illustrations. Her work has been featured in gallery exhibitions and is sold in design boutiques and gallery shops internationally.
The sister studio of the relentlessly evolving UK creative brand Ohh Deer. Off Centre is an assemblage of refreshingly unique contemporary artists, which are charged with developing refreshing yet highly commercial greeting card designs for a wide audience. All designs incorporate foil or embossed treatments for added visual appeal.
Born in 2013, this brand of cards, stationery and accessories has taken the world by storm with a bold collection of charming, stylish, sassy humour and impactful design.
Papaya is one of the world’s most exhilarating brands, available in 13 countries and 5000 shops worldwide. Papaya passionately push the envelope with fresh graphics, bold imagery, an addiction to colour and the pursuit of an unconventional harmony of art & design. A huge, exciting and constantly changing spectrum of fine lifestyle, stationery and gift items.
For over 25 years, Pepin van Roojen has been collecting and publishing some of the finest imagery books in the world, across subjects as diverse as fashion, jewellery, patterns & ornaments. In 2012, the Pepin Press launched a range of premium quality wrapping paper books, featuring some of his finest images. Following the global success of these products, Pepin Press is continuing to evolve into a truly eclectic portfolio of crafted paper products.
The Ward Brothers of London take the celebrity puns art form to a new level, with brilliant name playing and ingenious caricatures. They started by selling cards at the Broadway market and honed their skills from the constant customer feedback and are now busily expanding into books.
From their home base in California, Carrie Gifford & Hal Mertz are shaping an ever changing portfolio of fresh young global artists into a card range like no other. Stylish illustrations and clever captions, printed on high quality, eco-friendly paper.
After being stung by a bee and very nearly dying from anaphylactic shock, Connecticut based artist Pamela Zagarenski was struck by the realization that life can be taken from us in a split second of time. That BEE was her gift. She left her job and followed her heart and hasn’t looked back. Her magical drawings and beautiful thoughts and quotes are therapy and inspiration for the child in all of us.
A fresh concept in greeting cards comprising a family of bright, colourful creatures which each unfold to form a 3D card which sits on a mantel piece or table. Each animal delivers in it’s mouth a small, gilt edged, textured greeting card enclosed in a pearlescent envelope. One of Australia’s best selling boutique card brands.