Of Pixels and Paper

Nature Bound

A series of paperscapes.



I’m Janet Guertin, a freelance graphic designer with a passion for branding, books and typography. Browse my portfolio, learn a little more about me or check out the latest from the journal.

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It’s the most _______ time of the year!

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Insert your word of choice.

Annoying? (From constant mid-term election ads to Christmas ads on November 1st?!?, snow?!?)
Wonderful? (fall colors, crisp weather, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, soup, scarves)
Stressful? (gift buying, card making, Christmas card photo shoots, meal planning)

All of the above? I’ve used each one already and it’s only November 2oth.

Today’s focus is on the wonderful aspects of this season. For me right now that is the search for next year’s calendar. While I rely heavily on my iPhone calendar and the fantastic TeuxDeux app for day-to-day scheduling, I find a well-designed calendar is not only handy for a quick date reminder but also a welcomed piece of art.

It’s been a tradition to pick up a few from independent artists like pistachio press, ilee papergoods and 1canoe2, for display in high traffic areas. And because they are too gorgeous to just throw away I use them in books of which I go into more detail below.

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Launch Day

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I am beyond excited to welcome you to my redesigned website. A heap of trial and error and a few tears went into its creation so I am thrilled to see all the pieces fall into place. This latest incarnation includes a more comprehensive portfolio that I hope you’ll check out.

I hope to use the journal, aka the blog, to share what I’m working on as well as amazing finds from the design and book arts world. Maybe a tutorial or two as well.

Take a look around and let me know what you think. Thanks for stopping by!

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