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Papergang: The Ultimate Stationery Subscription Box

If you’re a fan of beautiful stationery and haven’t yet heard of Papergang, it’s time to listen up. Last year, my friends at Ohh Deer improved the world of subscription boxes tenfold by introducing their own letterbox treat service offering stand-out stationery and unique collaborations in limited edition boxes, each and every month. This month’s box is an absolute beauty. So, what is Papergang? The Papergang box is a bundle of stationery goodies created and selected by Ohh Deer and their team of talented designers, including illustrator and Bitchin’ Bugs author Amy Lesko. Each month, a different box full of specially-designed bits and…

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MAKER TO KNOW: Eleonor Boström

Swedish ceramic artist Eleonor Boström is a master of minimalist ceramics in the likeness of cute dogs, symmetrical women and other slightly bizarre but equally wonderful forms. Now, I love a porcelain hound so Eleonor’s creations are a treat worth sharing. Working primarily with white glazes and simple black detailing, Eleonor describes her pieces as ‘functional sculptures’. Each is thumbed differently for an imperfect and pared-back finish. Oddly shaped dogs seem ultra-contemporary in their white and black tones yet winsomely old fashioned with their DIY aesthetic and funny noses. Dividing her time between Stockholm and San Francisco, Eleonor has tapped into a…