Greetings from the Digital Frontier: A.I. Art in Card Design

Since we’re technically still in the month of January, I’ll take this opportunity to wish you all a happy and healthy 2023! This blog has been on a long hiatus due to time constraints — in part from having moved a year ago — but I hope to resume posting here at least intermittently. ThisContinue reading “Greetings from the Digital Frontier: A.I. Art in Card Design”

Coming Soon: InCoWriMo!

Each November, aspiring fiction authors plunge into an intensive month-long novel-writing sprint known as National Novel Writing Month — aka NaNoWriMo. But for those who are more inclined to write letters and cards than novels, there’s InCoWriMo — or International Correspondence Writing Month — every February. First introduced in 2013, this initiative bills itself asContinue reading “Coming Soon: InCoWriMo!”

#StationerySundays (9/6/20) – Postcards from the Edge

After nearly six months of U.S. travel remaining at a relative standstill, many of us have been forced to rethink our idea of what constitutes a “destination.” Particularly in densely populated urban environments like New York City — where most residents lack access to private space, nature, and a car, and the safety of publicContinue reading “#StationerySundays (9/6/20) – Postcards from the Edge”

2020 Card Industry Webinar Answers 5 Timely Questions

Attending my first National Stationery Show at New York City’s iconic Javits Center as part of Sent-Well‘s crew in 2018 opened a door for me to the vast — and welcoming — community of stationery makers, suppliers, and retailers. From industry superstars like Papyrus to one-person indie startups, a huge range of talents, styles, andContinue reading “2020 Card Industry Webinar Answers 5 Timely Questions”

Happy International Friendship Day!

In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly established the International Day of Friendship — which falls on July 30 each year — in the spirit of strengthening trust, finding common ground, and mitigating conflict. Per the U.N. website, this special day is based on the idea that “friendship between peoples, countries, cultures, and individuals canContinue reading “Happy International Friendship Day!”

Arts and Letters…and Quarantine

This year has been exceptionally tough for humanity, and it’s only July. COVID-19 has been infecting and killing people around the world at alarming rates, and healthcare systems are exceeding their capacity. Entire segments of the business and nonprofit world are imploding, and unemployment is through the roof. Schooling is upended. The deep fault linesContinue reading “Arts and Letters…and Quarantine”

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