Bobs Your Uncle
Martin and Michele Yeeles launched Bobs Your uncle in 2001. Originally from England, they moved to the States in 1993. In 1877, Prime Minister, Robert Cecil, appointed his nephew as Minister for Ireland. The press had a field day when he referred to the Prime Minister as Uncle Bob. Thats how Bobs Your Uncle became a popular phrase applied to any situation where the outcome is favourable.
They met while studying at the same art school, graduating with a BA Hons in graphic design. During their 4th year in working for 2 successful London based design consultancies, they decided to work together in their free time, on a range of self initiated and commissioned projects. Anonymity was important at this stage, and they became known as Designers Anonymous.
Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Arts acclaimed holiday card program originated in 1954, and continues to showcase original ideas from contemporary graphic designers and artists. They select approximately two-dozen cards every year, through and open-entry system, to update the line of more that 90 cards, many of which have won the industrys Louie Awards. The Line is known for interactive designs with stickers, mobiles, spinners, intricate paper engineering and assembly. Images range from sophisticated to whimsical.
Quotable Cards NY
Gillian Simon and Matt Vogel, quotable's founders, launched quotable in 1993 upon graduating with their respective degrees in art history and english literature. the two envisioned a bold new means of expression and communication based on their shared passion for the written word and graphic design. in just a few years, quotable emerged and took its place as one of the most innovative, influential and successful stationery and gift lines ever to reach the market.