The Greeting Card Blog - Next Chapter Studio

Fall 2019 Greeting Cards Announced

Fall 2019 Greeting Cards Announced
Hello all! Happy fall! We're excited to announce a few new releases, and for you all to be the first to hear about them. We now have apology/symp...

Great Fun at the Renegade Craft Fair in Brooklyn!

Great Fun at the Renegade Craft Fair in Brooklyn!
Hi everyone - A few weeks ago (June 22 + 23) we had a great time at the Renegade Fair in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It was great showing our cards to th...

New 'Greetings From' Cards: Queens, Jackson Heights and Astoria!

New 'Greetings From' Cards: Queens, Jackson Heights and Astoria!
We just launched 3 new 'Greetings From' cards, this time representing the great New York borough of Queens! We now have bright and colorful Risogra...

Next Chapter Studio at the 2019 Noted: The Greeting Card Expo

Next Chapter Studio at the 2019 Noted: The Greeting Card Expo
Light up the Neon! Last weekend we exhibited at the 2019 *Noted: Greeting Card Expo in Greenpoint, Brooklyn! We had a great time meeting all the bu...

Next Chapter Studio Attending 2019 Noted: Greeting Card Expo!

Next Chapter Studio Attending 2019 Noted: Greeting Card Expo!
We're very excited to announce that we will be attending the 2019 Noted: Greeting Card Expo May 18th-20th at the Brooklyn Expo Center. Come swing b...

Next Chapter Studio Stockist Alert: Sweet Shoppe Candy

Next Chapter Studio Stockist Alert: Sweet Shoppe Candy
Stockist Alert! If you are in the Flagstaff, AZ area, look for Next Chapter Studio's 'Greetings From' series and other variety of cards in the Swee...

Check Out Our New Take on the Classic 'Greetings From' Card Series

Check Out Our New Take on the Classic 'Greetings From' Card Series
At Next Chapter Studio, we took the classic "Greetings From" series and added a new colorful spin and modern take on the retro cards, highlighting the new designs with poppy gradients and halftones. Printed on Riso, we used the bright colors of the soy-based Riso inks to craft a new Risograph version of the original cards from twelve cities and areas across the USA to start.

What is Risograph Printing?

What is Risograph Printing?
Risograph printing is a type of duplication-printing technique and printer developed in Japan in the mid 1980's by the Riso Kaguku Corporation. The "Riso" machine, is a type of mimeograph printing using master plates and ink drums, that can produce hundreds of duplications a minute in color. Often seen as a combination...