Paper Culture Previews Modern Stationery Collection Recently Included in Tony Awards Gala Gift Bags

Catalog Includes Baby Announcements, Baby Shower Invitations, Birthday Party Invitations and Thank You Cards

BURLINGAME, Calif. – June 16, 2009 – Stationery lovers that want it all were delighted today with the announcement of Paper Culture’s preview website. The company’s baby announcementsbaby shower invitationsbirthday party invitationsthank you cards and personal stationery hit the mark with today’s consumer, offering modern design, premium quality, terrific conveniences and a simple way to make an eco-friendly decision. Paper Culture’s products were recently included in the gift bags handed out to attendees of the Tony Awards Post-Show Gala. The 2009 Tony Awards show was attended by celebrities of stage and screen including Anne Hathaway, Lauren Graham, Will Ferrell and host, Neil Patrick Harris. With word getting out about the company, Paper Culture was too excited to keep the site a secret any longer.

"We believe in stationery without sacrifices – customers shouldn't have to give up one thing for another. Our products always start with great design, but they also offer time saving conveniences and individualization, all while being printed on 100 percent post-consumer recycled paper,” said Christopher Wu, CEO of Paper Culture. "We’re absolutely thrilled to have been included in the Tony Awards Gala gift bags and are even more excited to offer Paper Culture's modern stationery to the public during our preview.”

Paper Culture’s cards are designed with clean lines, bold colors and fresh typography. The company also focuses on making customers’ lives easier and is excited to offer its unique Mail & Message Service option for consumers that want to simplify card sending or move from personalization into true individualization. With the Mail & Message Service, customers can avoid the tedium of stuffing, addressing, stamping and mailing cards by uploading their address book and allowing Paper Culture to tackle these chores. This exclusive service also enables customers to include a different message on the back of each card, creating a unique piece for each recipient. For the remainder of this year, Paper Culture’s Mail & Message Service option is available for only the cost of postage. Additionally, consumers that want to treat Mother Earth with respect can feel good about working with Paper Culture, a certified 100 percent CarbonFree® business. Everything from the company’s products and packaging to its light bulbs and cleaning products are eco-friendly.

Paper Culture’s approach to stationery has received high marks, especially from the discerning mom and design communities. The company has recently been written about by a number of publications and blogs, including Cool Mom Picks. Liz Gumbinner, co-founder and editor of the site, wrote, "The beautiful new collection of modern cards, announcements and invitations from Paper Culture has me as excited as any note cards we’ve seen in a while. And we see a whole lot of note cards, so that’s saying something… Even though Paper Culture cards and invitations are printed on 100 percent post-consumer recycled paper, these are not anything like second-rate recycled paper greetings. The printing quality is so exquisite and the colors so crisp and lovely, I'm impressed right down to the elegant rounded corners.”

Paper Culture encourages consumers to spread the word about its preview site. You can become a Facebookfan or follow the company on Twitter (

About Paper Culture

Paper Culture is a company obsessed with modern stationery. The people behind it are designers who appreciate a clean, fresh, modern aesthetic. They are busy and love services that make their lives easier. They are also parents that care about the environment and the future state of the planet for their kids. Paper Culture isn’t willing to give up one thing for another, so it offers stationery without sacrifices. Paper Culture’s offerings include baby announcementsbaby shower invitationsholiday cardsbirthday party invitationsthank you cards and personal stationery. Every Paper Culture card is made from 100 percent post-consumer recycled paper and the company is certified 100 percent CarbonFree® by To learn more about Paper Culture, visit the company’s website at