ObviousState

Literary Art Prints, Paper Goods & Gifts

New York, United States · 27804 Sales

ObviousState

Literary Art Prints, Paper Goods & Gifts

New York, United States 27804 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Announcement   OBVIOUS STATE is a New York City based creative studio and literary brand. We’re inspired by provocative language, classic literature and elegant design. All of our literary art prints, paper goods, tote bags, mugs and gifts are meticulously handcrafted in the United States and printed on the finest papers and materials. After all, beautiful language deserves beautiful treatment.

In the age of clickbait, infotainment and overstimulation, slow thought has become a luxury. We hope our work inspires people to savor words and revisit big books and big ideas.

CONNECT WITH OBVIOUS STATE
Follow @obviousstate and tag #obviousstate
https://www.instagram.com/obviousstate/

VISIT OUR SECOND SHOP: THE PARIS PRINT SHOP
https://www.etsy.com/shop/TheParisPrintShop

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Last updated on Apr 3, 2017

OBVIOUS STATE is a New York City based creative studio and literary brand. We’re inspired by provocative language, classic literature and elegant design. All of our literary art prints, paper goods, tote bags, mugs and gifts are meticulously handcrafted in the United States and printed on the finest papers and materials. After all, beautiful language deserves beautiful treatment.

In the age of clickbait, infotainment and overstimulation, slow thought has become a luxury. We hope our work inspires people to savor words and revisit big books and big ideas.

CONNECT WITH OBVIOUS STATE
Follow @obviousstate and tag #obviousstate
https://www.instagram.com/obviousstate/

VISIT OUR SECOND SHOP: THE PARIS PRINT SHOP
https://www.etsy.com/shop/TheParisPrintShop

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It’s three minutes to midnight and she’s kicking off the shackles of history. Now it’s time for her story. New print in the shop!
By popular demand: Cool Story Poe Tote. Fresh from our seam shop in Brooklyn!
"Where childhood's dreams are twined in memory's mystic band." - Lewis Carroll || Alice looks into the mirror, where her memories and dreams intertwine. Her clip serves as both a reminder and omen of the cheshire cat’s grin. New print in shop!
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About

THINK AGAIN.

Obvious State is a New York City-based design studio co-founded by Evan and Nichole Robertson. We’re word lovers who make art for word lovers. We’re inspired by provocative language and literature, and use our favorite passages as a springboard for original designs.

All of our products are meticulously crafted in the United States and printed on the finest papers and materials. After all, beautiful language deserves beautiful treatment.

In the age of clickbait, infotainment and overstimulation, slow thought has become a luxury. We hope our work inspires people to savor words and revisit big books and big ideas.

Our work has been featured by Elle Magazine, Book Riot, The Paris Review, The New York Times, L.A. Times, InStyle Magazine, Martha Stewart, Real Simple, Huff Post Arts + Culture, Apartment Therapy, Trend Hunter, Daily Candy, HGTV, BuzzFeed, My Modern Met and HBO.

View our second shop, The Paris Print Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TheParisPrintShop

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Shop members

  • Evan Robertson

    Owner

  • Nichole Robertson

    Co-owner

Production partners

  • Notebooks Printer

    Portland, OR

    Our notebooks are made from recycled books! Our partner prints all of their books on 100% recycled paper sourced from paper mills in the Pacific Northwest and Midwest. They use vegetable-based inks mixed locally. We design,package and ship the books.

  • Tote Bag Maker

    Brooklyn, NY

    Our tote bags are custom designed by us and hand sewn in Brooklyn, NY by a small team.

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