Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) April 7, 2010
Smock, an eco-friendly stationery line specializing in luxury letterpress goods, has introduced 30+ new letterpress designs on their website http://www.smockpaper.com The new designs include letterpress greeting cards, patterned letterpress social stationery including lettersheets and hang tag/gift tags, new recycled gift wrap, and a new collection of colorful offset thank you cards and note cards, all printed on bamboo paper. Smock offers an extensive collection of letterpress wedding invitations, eco-friendly wrapping paper, custom social stationery and letterpress goods perfect for everyday occasions such as birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, holidays and more.
Smock's new letterpress greeting cards are colorful, bright, and modern - the new collection offers cards for every occasion, including happy birthday cards, sympathy cards, Mother's Day cards, Father's Day cards, shower congratulations cards, anniversary cards, and baby congratulations cards. Motifs range from playful cupcakes and parasols and lions, to stylish takes on flowers and willows and the natural world. The new offset card line creates a sense of vintage beauty in its thank you cards and blank note cards - featuring whales, antique mirrors, jellyfish, ornate wreaths, and a sense of old world cool all printed vibrantly on bamboo paper, with 100% post-consumer recycled envelopes. The bamboo hang tags, with their colorful pattern backings and their blind deboss letterpress motifs, are perfect for both personal and professional use, they're ideal for wedding favor tags, for the perfectly wrapped birthday gift, for parties and more. For those lovers of handwritten correspondence, Smock offers new bamboo lettersheets, stylish text-weight stationery that is bright, modern and uniquely Smock. To top off the new releases are two double-sided designs of recycled wrapping paper - the joyful beetle wrap, and the elegant blossom wrap.
Smock's eco-friendly luxury stationery designs are created by designer Amy Graham Stigler, whose unique sense of style is informed by her art history background and her love for vintage wallpapers, hand-lettering, the paintings of Milton Avery, antique embroidered linens, and slightly tattered architecture. Stigler previously founded Snow & Graham before joining Smock. Smock prints exclusively on sustainable pesticide-free bamboo paper. The Smock collection includes a custom letterpress wedding album offered at fine retailers worldwide; a custom social occasions album featuring essential social stationery such as calling cards, social notes, baby announcements, letterpress save the dates, Bar Mitzvah invitations, and custom letterpress holiday cards; and a line of everyday stationery goods including greeting cards, note cards, gift wrap and more.
In addition to printing on sustainable bamboo and 100% post consumer recycled papers, Smock is also wind powered, a member of Green America's Green Business Network and donates 1% of sales to environmental causes. Smock offers free bus passes to employees to help encourage use of public transit and subsidizes 20-week Community Supported Agriculture memberships with a local organic farm. Smock regularly partners with organizations such as the Amazon Conservation Association to help promote environmental causes that affect the globe.
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Based in Syracuse, NY, Smock is an artisan print shop that treasures the art of fine letterpress. Smock is a true environmental letterpress shop: they are wind-powered, a member of Green America's Green Business Network, and they donate 1% of sales to environmental causes. Their collection of letterpress stationery and invitations are printed on pesticide-free bamboo paper. Smock's letterpress stationery and wedding invitations have been featured in Better Homes & Gardens, New York Magazine, InStyle Weddings, Modern Bride, House Beautiful, the Wall Street Journal and on blogs such as Style Me Pretty, Brooklyn Bride, design*sponge and A Cup of Jo.