On June 17th, Sotheby’s will auction the most expensive object by weight and size ever sold: the British Guiana One-Cent Magenta, a one-of-a-kind stamp with an infamous history. Paperless Post CEO James Hirschfeld sat down with David Redden of Sotheby’s to talk stamps, design, and the value of virtual paper.
Read part one of this conversation on Sothebys.com. Our favorite quote: “$50,000 for a bunch of ducks is a lot of money.”
Los Angeles-based event planner Yifat Oren is known for impeccable weddings with a distinctive sense of style and sophistication. Oren selected invitations from our collection that call to mind a secret garden at dusk—perfect for a romantic summer reception.
Arianna Huffington learned the hard way that “success” isn’t always what we think it is. The new-media pioneer and mother of two daughters has written a new book that explores well-being, wonder, and wisdom as critical to true success—especially for working women raising children. For Mother’s Day this year, we took the themes from Thrive and created three new cards to encourage our own mothers to get some much-needed rest and relaxation. Huffington spoke with us recently about her book, her daughters, and how to unplug.
Style icon Aerin Lauder is ready to usher in the warmer weather with her curated selection of Paperless Post designs. She chatted with us about her design inspirations, lobster sandwiches, and what she learned from her grandmother, the exceptional Estée Lauder.
Yelena Bryksenkova is inspired by a domestic love of everyday objects, as well as a fascination with the mystical and mysterious. We love the craftsmanship and intricate patterns of her pen and watercolor paintings. Plus, we respect anyone whose procrastination techniques involve chocolate layer cake.