02.07.12 by Jeff

I Wish You Were Here Project

I Wish You Were Here Project
Tanya Houghton has started a beautiful art project for her mother Marianne, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer three years ago and was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor.

The idea is really simple: Send a postcard to Marianne from wherever you are. Tell her three of your favourite things about the place where you live. Put a stamp on it and send it. This is how Marianne will get to travel the world.

If you’d like to send Marianne a postcard jump over here.

02.05.12 by Jeff

Melvin the Mini Machine

Melvin the Mini Machine by HeyHeyHey
HeyHeyHey designed this incredible travel-ready Rube Goldberg machine that will write postcards for you! Completely impractical and totally awesome.

Watch the video below!

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12.04.11 by Jeff

Stefan Kübler

A collage made of postcards by Stefan Kübler.

Artist Stefan Kuebler postcard collage

10.03.09 by Jeff

Booooooom x Design for Mankind “Free Encouragement” Postcards!

The postcards are here and they are beautiful!!! The much anticipated finale to our insanely huge PROJECT # 5 – Free Encouragement. Thank you to all of you who submitted designs to Erin (designformankind) and to the hundreds of you who submitted encouraging words during the first part of the project! You can get these very limited edition postcards at our ETSY SHOP! Better hurry, once they’re gone, they’re gone.

booooooom design for mankind free encouragement project postcard

The postcards are all beautifully printed, gloss finish, and come in packs of 5 – each individually sealed and then shipped in a stiff cardboard package so they won’t be all bent when you get them.

booooooom design for mankind free encouragement project postcard

Contributing artists (credited on each postcard):

Natasha Mileshina
Jewell Karinen
Gemma Correll
Jen Collins
Joetta Maue
Dennis de Groot
Sarah Brown
Christa Jonathan
Forestter Cobalt

Images of all 10 postcards below:

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11.09.08 by Jeff

Riitta Ikonen

From 2004 to 2006 Riitta Ikonen mailed around 100 postcards to Margaret Huber from Japan, Spain, Finland, Russia, and England. “Hair, fish, a sachet of white powder, a piece of broken record etc. were sent to test the postal system. Only three cards never reached their destination.” This is another portfolio that deserves your full attention.

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