Lucky Charm

Stationer, extraordinaire, Nancy Sharon Collins brings to Reed Smythe & Company these exclusive sets of place and notecards engraved with a bright green four leaf clover. The universal symbol of good luck.  These beautiful, super-heavy-weight cards are perfect for every Spring and Summer event. The notes make those thank you’s a pleasure to write and…
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NOCCA Type 101

TYPE 101

Sign-up now. In this 3-part series, legendary stationer/graphic designer Nancy Sharon Collins will show how to use text in your work. This remote NOCCA Institute adult learning class meets virtually on ZOOM. Classes meet Wednesdays, 6pm-7:15pm, from April 14, 21, and 28, 2021. $199 for the series until March 15, $255 thereafter. Students will explore…
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Reprinted from The Design Observer Cooperative. A Valentines Day missive by Nancy Sharon Collins: Perhaps it is the melancholy mix of emotions approaching another anniversary of my husband’s passing in 2010, but today—just a day after Valentine’s Day—I have been thinking about what it was like to love someone so completely that absolute trust was…
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Happy New Year

We produced this holiday specimen in the late 1990s. And did again a few years later on straight-cut card stock then added a thin white, hand painted border. Think ahead and order your for 2021-22. Bespoke only. Look carefully. You can see the tell-tale “bruise”, the hallmark of engraved stationery. Engraving presses, referred to as…
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LETTERS READ: December 31, New Years Eve

12/31/20 LETTERS READ: A Conversation with Two Actors

New Year’s Eve Podcast. Listen HERE In an unprecedented shift from an intended, March production, Letters Read offers a remote interview with two professional actors, George Saucier and Colin Miller in Lafayette, Louisiana. Formatted within ten questions, this last 2020 offering threads excerpts from a two-hour conversation between George and Colin about being an actor, theatre as an…
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