saint john street press

by Grace Bonney

There is a huge part of me that would happily spend the majority of my day bent over a piece of linoleum carving stamps. They remind me of being in the printmaking lab in college, but in miniature form. And I’ve never met a miniature version of anything I didn’t love. These hand-carved stamps are from Tessa Kelly at Saint John Street Press,¬†and they’re so simple I can’t resist them. Tessa recently graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and started carving stamps on the side while she wades into the world of architecture. I think she’s definitely got the beginnings of a great side empire, and I just placed a little custom order. If you’re in the market for a cute stamp, click here to check out and shop Tessa’s collection online. xo, grace

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