Studio Cards: Funny Greeting Cards and People Who Created Them Paperback – January 22, 2004
by Dean Norman (Author)
Tall, narrow cartoon cards were the new big thing in greeting cards in 1958. When Hallmark Cards was printing official Christmas cards for President Eisenhower, the Eisenhowers asked Hallmark to also create a funny studio card that they could send to a fe
About the Author
Dean Norman grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 1956 with a B.A. in Political Science. Following this, he studied ecology at the University of Missouri and University of North Dakota from 1962 to 1965. A cartoonis
Paperback: 280 pages
Publisher: Trafford Publishing (January 22, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 11 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
When Greeting Cards were funny!
By butterscotch parade on March 25, 2011
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This is a accurate account of a time when outrageous design styles and clever writing made greeting cards big business.
My first job out of Art school was for American Greetings in Cleveland Ohio. Robert Crumb was in my training class. There are alot of people who started out designing greeting cards who became famous, as illustrators and Fine Artists…
This book takes you behind the scenes and is a fun read!