Design Week Recap: Wag-Worthy Cards From The National Stationery Show

by Maxwell Tielman


Above image: Lilco Studio’s “What’s Up Dog?” Card

Cat ladies seem to have all the fun—at least in design, anyway. For the past few years, felines have reigned supreme as the animal darlings of the design world, their pointed ears and broad whiskers showing up everywhere from knapsacks to notecards. While this year’s National Stationery Show had its fair share of cat-themed paper products, dogs, it would seem, are finally having their day! Everywhere I looked, friendly, fabulous canine faces in all shapes and sizes were staring right back at me. From notecards featuring running dogs by newcomer Fawn Paper Co. to Lydia & Pugs’ dog breed glossaries, this is definitely a trend that I can get behind! Check out all the pup-themed stationery that we’re barking over after the jump! —Max

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Above images: various dog-themed designs were the look du jour at Lydia & Pugs.


Above: Bison Letterpress’ “Friends Forever” Card


Above: Power & Light Press’ “Lets Do Everything Together Forever!” Card


Above: Smudge Ink’s Dalmatian-themed Birthday Card


Above: Fawn Paper Co’s dog-themed notecard set.

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Above: Wrap Magazine’s collection of cards and gift wrap designed by Ping Zhou.

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