Satellite Sputnik Chandelier Light Letterpress Cards - Set of 6

$ 21.00

This listing is for a set of 6 letterpress cards featuring an image based on the iconic mid century modern Satellite Chandelier and Sputnik Light design. It's a perfect card for those of you who love modern design and because it have a warm, bright feeling it would make a great holiday card or simply a notecard for any occasion.

Size: 4.25 x 5.5 inches
Paper: White 100lb cardstock
Envelope: Coordinating Grey
Printing: Letterpress
Ink colour: Grey and Yellow
Inside: Blank
Packaging: Clear protective sleeve

The Story
Since Green Bird Press is based out of a mid-century modern house I felt the need to honor one of the great design teams of the twentieth century with our first collection. So I created magnesium plates featuring silhouettes based on the well-known furniture designs of Charles and Ray Eames. I'm finally getting around to expanding this and creating designs inspired by other famous Mid-Century designers.

The Sputnik or Satellite Chandelier is an iconic piece of mid-century modern design inspired by the first satellite to ever orbited the earth, the Soviet Union's Sputnik satellite launched in 1957. Soon after the launch of the Sputnik satellite, NASA was established in the United States and people became obsessed with all things space-related. Furniture and accents embraced this influence and thus the Sputnik chandelier was born and has survived 50+ years of popularity.

Cards are printed on 100lb Pop Tone card stock made by The French Paper Company, one of the last small independently run paper mills in America. French Paper produces many wonderful papers and is extremely environmentally friendly, which makes us happy.

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