Musings Of A Stationery Designer

Fabulous Art + Design

Fred | Free

Fred | Free

I am smitten with Fred Free’s work.. take the time to look through his work.. I find it fascinating and really love his collage work.

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Rainy | Day

Rainy | Day

I love the architectural details of these rooms. It would be so cozy to curl up on a rainy day with a good book in one of these rooms. (Photography found on Tumblr)

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Pretty | Paper

Pretty | Paper

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! I’ve been working in the studio this evening. I have several new sets of social stationery that are going up in the boutique over the next few days…  most of the stationery for Fall 2010 will be dual sided, heavy silkscreened pattern on one side, the personalization, quote [...]

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Music | Lyrics

Music | Lyrics

Can you guess what soundtrack I listened to this afternoon while designing stationery sets inspired by music lyrics? I am introducing the first four out of twelve today. They are printed on 80 pound buttercreme paper with red apple envelopes,  available in sets of 10 for $12.00 a box at my boutique on Etsy.

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Chalkboard | Walls

Chalkboard | Walls

I really like the idea of a chalkboard wall…. I am thinking about doing one in my kitchen or studio – or both! via design sponge via desire to inspire via wish via apartment therapy via living, etc. via ifi

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Little | Clutch

Little | Clutch

Yippee! I found these lovely little handmade retro purses on etsy by Bagatelles And Co. I love this fabulous Gigi purse!

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Color | Travel

Color | Travel

I love the vibrant color and minimal feel of the Pantone Hotel in Brussels. Photos courtesy of Pantone Hotel

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One | Room

One | Room

Style Challenge With Bronwen Llewellyn Ladies and gentlemen, I am supplementing my usual “Saturday Evening Post” on fashion with a little design bonus.  While perusing the web, I happened upon From The Right Bank and her “What’s Your Style in One Picture Challenge.”  Could I do it?  Definite my style in a single photograph?  Well, it [...]

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Pretty | Seating

Pretty | Seating

I love the fabric and the lines of this conservatory chair and the battersea sofette from  the upholstery collection at Anthropologie! So pretty!

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Design | Inspiration

Design | Inspiration

Inspired this weekend by Jeff Canham’s invitation suite on page 190 of Martha Stewart Weddings Summer 2010 that I got in the mail today – love the typography and illustration in his work! Check out the current issue – and his other work below…. xoxo, Jenn *LOVE LOVE LOVE the sign painting.. FABULOUS! Images courtesy of [...]

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Beautiful | Trash

Beautiful | Trash

I admire artists who recycle and reuse, creating fabulous art that inspires and makes me rethink art and creativity…  check out  Chris Silva and his  Puerto Rican Trash Arrangements … gorgeous use of color and texture… love open hearts urgery!

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Vibrant | Print

Vibrant | Print

Inspiration tonight from Sharon Laurilla …. love the contrast of the black and white patterns with the vibrant color…. check out her portfolio … I love the russian red prints too…. interesting!

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Amsterdam | Cabinet

Amsterdam | Cabinet

Stumbled on Kast van een Huis this evening.. I LOVE the Amsterdam cabinet collection! They also have great beds and computer desks in these Amsterdam gable styles… love the vibrant colors!

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Music | Philosophy

Music | Philosophy

love, love, love these typography illustrations from music philosophy… now i have the rolling stones song stuck in my head!

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Type | Exploration

Type | Exploration

I ran into designer and illustrator Sasha Prood on behance this evening.. FABULOUS {!} – check out this wonderful alphabet! I love the L, R and Z! Thanks for the inspiration Sasha.. just what I needed tonight!

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Vintage | Character

Vintage | Character

In tribute to the new Ironman movie and great illustrators, here are some of Vintage-Style DC Character Posters by Michael Myers,

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Typography | Inspiration

Typography | Inspiration

I am still working-between-work to complete my studio move …. its going to be a typographical inspired room. I wanted to share a bunch of great letterpress and screen printed posters I am considering. How could you not be motivated in a room surrounded with this posters? I love it! Have Your Cake Poster By [...]

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Wall | Art

Wall | Art

Smitten with these fabulous vinyl wall graphics…. I am going to put the Paris windows in my studio.  Art Conductor has so many exciting designs… as a stationery designer that is fond of motifs.. this is right up my alley! What a great alternative to a wallpaper – or an ordinary paint job….

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NOLA | Print

NOLA | Print

Being a NOLA girl, I love these prints by artist  Matte Stephens. These would be fantastic in my new studio!

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Stylish | Maintenance

Stylish | Maintenance

Three cheers for Alice Supply Co for making my weekend chores fun and stylish!

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Little | Bird

Little | Bird

I adore these little bird illustrations by Kate Wilson…

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Design | Journal

Design | Journal

I love looking at other designers journals for ideas and inspiration….  this one is from sfgirlbybay. Victoria is such an inspiration on a daily basis for me!

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Moleskin | Inspiration

Moleskin | Inspiration

I am inspired by Anna Rusakova’s portfolio.. love the grouping called “My Moleskin”… fantastic!

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Hint | Color

Hint | Color

found on searching for beauty

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