Tag: handwriting

You’ve Got Mail!

In our digital-frenzied world, the Riddle Me Mail campaign brings design and delight to each subscribers’ mailbox. It all started with a love of design and letter writing as a child. For two years, graphic designer Christine Richards has made mail feel personal again with the Riddle Me Mail monthly subscription...

Dear Marketer, Drive Direct Mail Response with Handwriting

I.LOVE.MAIL. Ever since I was a small child one of my favorite activities has always been going to the mailbox to see what awaits. If it was hand addressed with a stamp on it then my happiness increased tenfold! Granted, I’m not a kid anymore but I still get excited about what arrives in the mail each day, especially if it is personalized directly to me. You may think, in today’s...

Dear Marketer, Drive Direct Mail Response with Handwriting

I.LOVE.MAIL. Ever since I was a small child one of my favorite activities has always been going to the mailbox to see what awaits. If it was hand addressed with a stamp on it then my happiness increased tenfold! Granted, I’m not a kid anymore but I still get excited about what arrives in the mail each day, especially if it is personalized directly to me. You may think, in today’s...

A Paperless Education, Easier Said Than Done

According to the Sputnik News article, “Missing the Cut: Norway’s First Paperless School Fails to Cut Paper Waste”, a school in Drammen, Norway tried to drastically scale back on their paper usage but were not able to make much progress. ...

Nothing Compares to a Handwritten Note

With the recent release of our latest Paper Because video, “PaperPal”, I’ve learned that the handwritten word holds a place in the hearts of people that nothing can replace. The purpose of the PaperPal program was to connect generations through letter writing. After we released the PaperPal video the response to the program was overwhelming. So many people love the personal conversation of...

Cursive: The All Natural Remedy for Dyslexia

Studies have previously shown that cursive handwriting can improve hand-eye coordination, brain development, language, memory and comprehension. Did you know though, that it is proven to help with dyslexia as well? ...

The Timeless Printed Valentine’s Day Card

Like it or not, Valentine’s Day is basically upon us. Best case scenario is that you’re already prepared and have everything planned, bought, ordered and reserved. However, I know that isn’t the reality for many of us. If you are like me, your life is so busy that despite your greatest intentions things still sneak up on you. ...

Top Four Ways to Make Your Printed Self Promotions Stand Out

New year, new opportunities! Whether you’re a printer or a graphic designer (working in-house, freelance, or at an agency), promoting your abilities to land a new opportunity might be at the top of your list for 2016. The use of print is a tangible way to stand out in any market, and small additions can help you push the envelope even further. ...

How To Improve Handwriting In A Tech Crazed World

With all of the technology available today, handwriting is easily neglected regardless of the fact that it is such a valuable skill. Here are a few articles that will give you more information; Mental Floss, Mashable and The Guardian. ...

BIC’s Fight For Your Write Mission To Save Handwriting

Fight For Your Write is an awesome mission by BIC to save handwriting. Their goal is to educate people on the benefits derived from handwriting (much like our Project Learning Curve) and inspire people to take a pledge to encourage handwriting within their homes, schools and communities. The mission page goes into the detail of why handwriting is such a crucial skill and also (maybe...