Recently while I was working on new designs for Wooster & Prince, my friend and frequent collaborator, John McDonald, shared with me some of his own research on Jean-Baptiste Pillement, the French godfather of Rococo chinoiserie. Pillement’s designs and etchings from the late 1700′s often featured fantastical drawings of what Europeans imagined “the Orient” to be like. […]
Monkeys and elephants parading through circus tents and palm trees are the highlights of the new Jour du Cirque collection for Wooster & Prince. Inspired by vintage circus prints found at a flea market, I was taken by the half-serious, half-smiling faces of the little animal characters preparing for their acts. Though this artwork is a slight […]
At the National Stationery Show in May, our new Desktop Notes were honored with a “Best New Product” award. We are especially thankful to Paperclips, for including a list of this year’s winners in their recent issue. We were certainly in great company, and we look forward to the next show!