Archived Articles

America’s Top Paper Artisans article by Lynn Yeager in Travel & Leisure lists Nancy Sharon Collins, Stationer—second stationer from the top—as one of the top engraved stationery purveyors. This is one of a treasure trove of archived articles singing Mrs. Collins’s bespoke hand engraved skills, services, and products. Here’s another Travel & Leisure article from 2001 (well before her…
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Letter Writing

5/17-18/2016 Letter Writing Class

Join Nancy Sharon Collins and other letter writing and paper experts Tuesday-Wednesday, May 17-18 with Switzerland County Historic Society Conservator’s Holiday on the picturesque banks of the Ohio River in Historic Vevay Indiana. During this year’s annual  Conservator’s Holiday, Mrs. Collins’s will provide the ever popular “How to Write a Letter” workshop, the notorious “Mrs. Collins Regrets”, and the infamous Calling Card presentation originally…
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Upcoming Monogram & Letter Writing Classes

Join Nancy Sharon Collins’s Monogram Class Saturday, April 7, 2016 @ Gallier Historic House in New Orleans French Quarter and then letter writing Tuesday-Wednesday, May 17-18 with Switzerland County Historic Society Conservator’s Holiday on the picturesque banks of the Ohio River. April 7, experience how monograms are hand drawn then walk away with your very…
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Color Matching Systems II

New PRINT magazine article discussing color management. This is the second in the series about how this stationer deals with color, especially managing expectations and technical challenges. In addition to Mrs. Collins’s own expertise, it quotes from interviews with heavy hitters in the printing technology industry such as Pantone, Konica Minolta, Rochester Institute of Technology,…
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The Visual Culture of Color

Here’s how to manage and deal with color in print: Read the first in a series of articles by Nancy Sharon Collins in PRINT magazine about how we perceive colors on a printed page. Did you ever wonder about the ink colors used in engraved stationery? When you want to match the drapes with your new…
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