Month: May 2008

5/30/08

Grace Bonney at our booth

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What a pleasure to finally meet the wonderful, lovely Grace at our booths at Surtex NYC. Here she is, stylish, in front of Lisa DeJohn’s art. Grace has done more for the industry than anyone I know.

5/30/08

Lisa DeJohn and Suzy Ultman

Here’s my artist Lisa DeJohn with Michael Grey at the teNeues booth at the Stationery Show NYC. TeNeues made a lovely card set of these birds which will be available soon. This is Suzy Ultman at the Ink2 booth where her birds are featured on their banner at the Stationery Show. We love the folks at Ink2 and you’ll hear more about that soon. I will try to tempt you by saying that we’re going to be selling cards from our site really really soon with the help of the Ink2 folks.

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5/29/08

Introducing our new artist, Jenn Ski

Here are two facts: You may know that I get 1,000 submissions a year from artists around the world who would like representation. Also, I live a few miles from Harvard University. Well, it’s actually harder to get represented by Lilla Rogers Studio than to get accepted to Harvard. I’m just saying. My point is, we get a LOT of submissions, usually by email. But one day I was surfing etsy, and I saw the yellow image below. I found the design absolutely flawless, and the sensibility spot on. It stopped me in my surfing tracks. I bought a piece of Jenn’s work. Turns out she lives nearby, and I invited her to my class. Next thing, I invited her to be represented. Please enjoy her work.

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5/29/08

Lisa DeJohn’s perpetual calendar by Chronicle makes its debut at the Stationery Show

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I caught a shot of Lisa’s journal (on left) at Chronicle’s booth. It’s paired with Sukie’s fab journal. Waterspouts and chimney tops. What a great name. You turn the little wheels to make your day and date. We’ll make a link to it from our SHOP page when it’s available for purchase. In the meantime, if anybody sees where we can buy it, please let us know! Thanks!

5/28/08

Introducing our new artist, Elke Ehninger

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What a great discovery: Elke. Her work is magical and dreamy. We are thrilled to rep her. Great for editorial and advertising work. Check out her full portfolio here. She’s big in Germany but unknown in the US. Give her a try. You won’t be disappointed.

5/28/08

Elke shows us her roughs and finished illlustration

Isn’t it fascinating to see how an artist works? Here’s what Elke has to say:

“[This rough] is about something we call in Germany “our inner swine”. This creature (it is a mixture between dog and pig) can be blamed for our lazyness – and the story is about how to deal with him. [Below] you will find two sketches and the final illustration.”

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5/28/08

Elke’s roughs

Again, a fascinating glimpse into the mind of Elke. Here’s what she says: “This illustration is about the importance of reputation and was published in a Swiss economy magazine. [Below] you will find two sketches and the final illustration.”

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5/28/08

Event at Nomad store

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Two things about this: First is that Susy Pilgrim Waters did this fantastic poster. Second, Susy is also in this show at Nomad, selling her popular bags and t-shirts that we all have and love.

5/28/08

Stuff seen on the streets of NYC

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I lived in NYC for 8 years, but there’s always stuff to see.