Doane Paper

Chad Doane was in a product design meeting and noticed that some people were using graph paper (the designers) and others were using legal pads (the marketers). He decided to design new paper that works for all, thus Doane Paper with a grid and lines. It's not yet available to be ordered, but you can download a pdf or jpg and print your own.

Laboratory5

Laboratory5 is a husband and wife team that makes a nice line of progressive greeting cards, stationary, note cards, and other hand made and unique goodies. I particularly like the note card set "urban pursuit," which is a line of comic like note cards. They're very crafty, and clearly made by a design conscious couple.

Dodi Wexler

It would seem to me that Dodi Wexler is a bit obsessive compulsive. The intricacy of her work must demand more attention than a needy puppy. Not necessarily calculated, but certainly elaborate, her process yields incredible collage that is to be appreciated both up close and from a distance. She combines all sorts of materials to create visually rich and almost narrative pieces of rather …