our new etsy shop

We are so excited to announce the launch of our new online/etsy shop featuring the "Underground Collection" of greeting cards made by us. Please take a moment and share our shop with anyone who loves Cleveland, all things sparkly or just someone who loves to send...

Cleveland Magazine

Thanks to Cleveland Magazine for the wonderful feature they did on the "Underground Collection" a line of greeting cards as well as our design studio. "The cheeky letterpress greeting cards created by Lakewood design firm Chartreuse hit a sweet spot with Clevelanders. They are perfect for...

Underground…this way!

This past holiday season we launched our very ambitious personal project, the Chartreuse Underground card line. Originally debuted at the Bazaar Bizarre, our cards are now available across town at some of our favorite local retailers. (Paper Trails even put the greetings in the window, thanks...

design for a cause

Earlier this month, we participated in AIGA Cleveland's Art of the Ornament event. It was a fun gallery show where designers create as "ornament" (loosely interpreted as anything hangs) that is then entered into a silent auction. What a perfect opportunity to debut our Underground...

the underground.

As a boutique design firm comprised of three women, we are in constant awe of all stylish greeting card lines. This year, we decided as a group to work on our own line of social expression cards. (the planning & early design process begins!) We worked late...

Cut to the Chase*

On our trip to Seattle we had the pleasure of taking a letterpress class with the talented Lynda Sherman at Bremelo Press. After a quick primer on the process, Lynda showed us some of her fantastic work, inspiring us before cutting us lose in the...

Silkscreening

...aka "the Underground." Since none of us really had any experience screening, we called our friends over at OnPoint promotions to show us the ropes. Located in Lakewood, the team at OnPoint so graciously invited us over, had our artwork already "screened up" and showed us...