Éditoriale

New Year, New page
At the beginning of each year, I look forward to opening my new planner. The clean, blank, pages speak to me of promises to come and adventures to be had. At the front of each diary are the hopes for the year...
Dancing into 2022
And so, we say goodbye to 2021.     One overused word this past year has been pivot. Instead, I'm now using the word pirouette. We've all pirouetted gracefully through this year, and whirled our bodies from one circumstance to the...
12°C Mostly Cloudy
The light is sitting very low over the water today and the sun sits on it like a metallic shield. The clouds are purple at the bottom and they hang low in the sky. Time to move indoors and indulge...
A Chat with Alys Paterson
Halfpenny Postage X Uppercase Magazine Alys Paterson has lived in many places stretching across Ireland and the UK. Ever since finishing her studies at art school, she's settled in the fantastically vibrant city of Bristol. Alys studied art in Cornwall...
Serendipity on Salt Spring Island
Serendipity, is an interesting word “the phenomenon of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for”.   A chat amongst new friends - Salt Spring Island. Michela pictured to the left. Serendipitous is how I would describe my connection with...
Halfpenny Postage x Boucle & Papier
Meet Jessyca, of Boucle et Papier in Montreal's Mile End. Jessyca has grown Boucle et Papier into one of Montreal's most popular stationery shops.
Hopefully Yours
As I look through our first twenty cards of this new year, I’ve noticed that they're surprisingly optimistic. It’s a vibrant collection that sets its sights on a happier year. From Carlos Aponte’s powerful Wondergirl, to Hutch Cassidy’s quizzical cake...
Tine's World
I fell in love with Tine’s illustrations when I met her happy bagel, hands on hips, asking me to visit Montréal. He was on a postcard in a small store in the Plateau. I bought it and a few others -...
When is Red Really Red?
Exploring colour palettes in pantone and discovering a myriad of associated interpretations with red.
Bon Mots
Writing a letter is an art form, a gift of time you offer another to compose your thoughts and create to meaning for them.
Carlos Aponte
We found Carlos on a wall at the Shoppe Object design fair. His paper landscape of friends, lovers and familiar places stopped us in our tracks.