• Greenwich letterpress New york
  • It’s becoming less common to find families passing trade skills to multiple generations, yet sisters Beth Salvini and Amy Salvini-Swanson have defied this trend—and put a twist on a family tradition—when they opened Greenwich Letterpress in 2006. Printing has been in the Salvini family for three generations—even mom sells her wares in the shop—but what really sets Greenwich Letterpress apart is its artistic aesthetic combined with a crafty vibe… More info
    39 Christopher Sreet, Manhattan, New York, NY 10014
  • Dempsey & carroll New york
  • First established on East 14th Street in 1878, Dempsey & Carroll has been uptown since 2008. Now owned by Lauren Marrus, the stationery engraver has nonetheless maintained its century-old reputation of high standards and classic methods. By using handcrafted steel dies and copper plates, the Dempsey & Carroll printers create luxury stationery on rich, American-made, watermarked paper. You’ll find boxed stationery with witty images like New York… More info
    1049 Lexington Ave, Manhattan, New York, NY 10021
  • J.c. casey  New york
  • An outspoken lover of friendly banter, music and the holy spirit, Irish-born John Casey has been at work handcrafting rubber stamps in NYC since the early 1980s. For years Casey ran his custom stamp workshop on 7th Avenue in the West Village, but in 2003 transported his operation to a little storefront on East 11th Street. The bulk of Casey’s stamp production is done for local entrepreneurs, graphic designers and fashion industry folks… More info
    322 East 11th St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10003
  • The ink pad New york
  • Although New York City is home to many art supply stores, only one is devoted to that old bureaucrat special, the rubber stamp. Since 1998, the Ink Pad has been the city’s premium source for pre-made and made-to-order maple-backed rubber stamps. This petite parlor of pressed rubber is stocked floor-to-ceiling with 10,000 stamps and every ink-related accessory and is double the size of owner Anna Chiang’s former novelty and balloon shop. Long a… More info
    37 Seventh Ave, Manhattan, New York, NY 10011
  • Paper presentation New york
  • Paper Presentation is a family-run business with a fascinating history. It was established in 1992 by a Persian family which had fled Iran to escape political persecution and was intended to simply be a way “to survive” in New York City. But this former stationary store has grown to become an incredible supplier of all-things-paper and now occupies an equally incredible block-wide space in the Flatiron District. In terms of stationery, Paper… More info
    23 West 18th St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10011
  • New york central art supply New york
  • Steve Steinberg presides over his art supply store in the East Village like a king over his domain. The store has been in the family since his grandfather, Benjamin Steinberg, opened it in 1905. It has been in the same location ever since and students from surrounding universities like NYU and Cooper Union flock to its well-stocked shelves. On three stories you can find anything that an artist's heart desires from 3-foot-long Chinese brushes to… More info
    62 Third Ave, Manhattan, New York, NY 10003
  • Top hat New york
  • In 2010, Nina Allen noticed a "for sale" sign in an empty window as she biked down one of her favorite city blocks on the Lower East Side. Then and there her distant plans to launch a store for Sweet Bella, her wholesale distribution company became a spontaneous reality. Top Hat opened to the public as the culmination of seven years worth of traveling in search of meaningful pieces of art and decor gathered from the far corners of foreign lands… More info
    245 Broome St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10002
  • Pink olive New york
  • Grace Kang opened Pink Olive, an impressive little gift shop near Tompkins Square Park, being inspired by her niece and her own favorite color combination. Having come up through the retail world as a buyer for Barney’s, Bloomingdale’s, and Saks Fifth Avenue, it’s pretty safe to say Kang knows what she’s doing. Her personal love for gift giving suffuses a space stocked with unique and whimsical items for any occasion, including birthdays… More info
    439 East 9th St, Manhattan, New York, NY 10009
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