Tag Archives: ephemera
Guest Post: Albert Tanquero’s California Adventure (Pt. 2)

Guest Post: Albert Tanquero’s California Adventure (Pt. 2)

Thanks to Albert Tanquero for contributing the story of his California shopping trip, trawling antique stores in search of  strange and unusual vintage photos and other ephemera – inventory for his his thriving Ebay vintage photo store and inspiration for he and his partner Jim York’s innovative stationary company The Found. Check out their new […]

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Interview:  FourSided and TwoSided Founder Todd Mack

Interview: FourSided and TwoSided Founder Todd Mack

I’ve long been enthralled with FourSided founder, artist and entrepreneur Todd Mack’s framing projects, which elevate common objects to art through the creative use of mattes and collage, so I was very happy to hang out with him for a bit recently.  As you read this interview, may I suggest that you listen to the […]

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The Found Unveils Mugshot Greeting Cards (Congratulations Albert and Jim)

The Found Unveils Mugshot Greeting Cards (Congratulations Albert and Jim)

Congratulations to The Found co-founders Albert Tanquero* and Jim York** who are finally rolling out their line of greeting cards (and more) after nearly a year working with graphic designers, meeting with manufacturers and cutting deals with distributors.  Bravo guys.  The cards are perfect down to the smallest detail (check out the fingerprint on the […]

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Expert Advice: Albert Tanquero’s 5 Ebay Shopping Tips

Expert Advice: Albert Tanquero’s 5 Ebay Shopping Tips

This week, I’m kicking off, “Expert Advice,” a semi-regular column written by experts in their field. You’re probably thinking, “I thought you knew everything?” And that’s a very smart (brilliant, really) assumption, because yes, I do know everything. But I’m also very tired, and I relish turning the keys over to somebody else for the […]

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Artist Spotlight: Tony Fitzpatrick (and my thanks to a good friend)

Cool stuff from Albert I recently visited the Chicago Cultural Center’s exhibit of prominent Chicago artist, Tony Fitzpatrick*, and I was quite taken and especially impressed with the intricate detail; each piece rolls up a seemingly countless number of narratives into an overarching story. While discussing the show with my new friend, Albert Tanquero (whom […]

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