Earlier this week I shared a recap from the 2016 National Stationery Show that was all about color – or at least the first installment of that theme, since there were a LOT of colorful exhibitors at this year’s show! Well, this recap is all about FOIL, from the now classic gold foil to my current favorite hologram foil and everything in between! In some booths foil was definitely one of the brightest stars of the show, while other exhibitors used foil sparingly to complement offset or letterpress printed designs. First up, the ladies of The Social Type with an exuberant booth full of glittering and shiny foil!
Okay, seriously – how gorgeous are these navy and gold foil matchboxes???
So many more photos after the jump – so keep reading below!
Last week I shared a few booths from the 2016 National Stationery Show that featured more pared down color palettes, but today’s recap post is all about booths that featured color in a MAJOR way! From neon to a rainbow of color-organized cards and notebooks, each of these booths features a ton of vibrant color. First up, the ladies of Anne and Kate with their modern screen printed art prints and greeting cards! The whole line just says FUN FUN FUN!
There are tons more photos – and more booths! – after the jump!
Today we’re getting back to recaps from the 2016 National Stationery Show! I have a recap planned for later this week featuring booths that were practically an explosion of color, but first I thought we’d take a look at a few booths that deployed color in a more restrained and strategic way – from black and white patterns to single color letterpress printed cards to foil printed cards with a swath of hand-painted color. First up, Ramona & Ruth! I love the way designer Kim Burks combines graphic black and white patterns – like stripes and spotty dots – with pops of color or shiny gold foil!
More photos – and more booths! – after the jump!
As exciting as it is to see brand new exhibitors at the National Stationery Show each year, I always look forward to visiting veteran exhibitors who I know I can count on to wow me at the show. So this is just the first recap featuring a few of the exhibitors that form the heart of my can’t-miss-list at the show year after year, from Sugar Paper to Rifle Paper Co. to Moglea. As expected, Sugar Paper just completely knocked it out of the park with their new collection of leather and chambray folio covers and desk accessories (all with a gold foil monogram option!), along with new office stationery (I’m in love with that weekly to do list), greeting cards, and more!
As always, this post is FULL of photos – so click through to continue reading after the jump!
Finally!! There were more new exhibitors at this year’s show than I’ve ever seen at past shows, and many of them made VERY strong debuts. Let’s start there, shall we? At least a couple of these exhibitors will be familiar to OSBP readers, starting with Katie of The Good Twin! Katie has exhibited at shows in the past through Crow & Canary, but this was her first year exhibiting all on her own. So exciting! I absolutely loved everything in The Good Twin booth, including brand new screen printed cards, graphic pattern note cards, pencil sets, new enamel pins (pugs and kittens!), and a new bronze cast necklace collaboration with Kate Miss to complement the existing Zodiac enamel pin and postcard series!
p.s. These posts are always full of photos (and therefore very long), so I put a jump in the post to avoid longer page load times. Keep reading after the jump for more gorgeous stationery!