Three Holiday Cards

Another year, another batch of holiday cards. As always, it’s good to have creative friends. Here’s three gifts that made my mailbox sing last month. John McVey wrung more joy out of a typewriter an a stylish serif. Above is the front, here is the inside spread:

and the front and back spread out:

Nikki Webb‘s was letterpress pleasure:

And our friends at UnderConsideration took a break from letterpressery, to go poster. Here’s the inside:

and my favorite mandala:

2011 Greetings

Bantjes card uc card

Though received in timely manners, I’m late to acknowledge and thank Marian Bantjes and UnderConsideration (the professional guise of Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit) for their especially spiffy holiday cards. As there’s a “volume” reference in the latter, I’m particularly charmed by that one. (Click ahead to see both!)