city find: say it right
these birthday cards will never see a trash can.
Seriously awesome designer, studio, brand, and just plain cool dude Ashkahn Shahparnia is responsible for a collection of cards that I literally want to cover my apartment walls with, because, yes, they are that good. From birthday cards ("Fuck It Let's Party") to thank you cards ("Thanks for the Hickey"), to love notes ("I Love You More Than Being Seventeen), these paper messages with super rad illustrations are the best things ever, for every situation. The coolest part? You can go through his site (which is also freaking awesome--think smiley-face-mouse-hovering just like your Geocities page had in 1999) and scoop up a bunch at once, so you're never going to a party empty handed again...okay, so I'm never going to a party empty handed again. (P.S. We've also got some Ashkahn cards for sale in the NYLONShop, so make sure you check them out here!)
View the gallery featuring my fave Ashkahn cards and see who is getting the broken-hearted "I'm Sorry" card this time.
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To: The barista who knows my order and gets it right every morning
From: The girl who's had too many bad baristas
I Finally Found You Card - $6
To: My friend who's having a birthday and who is the only reason I've survived so many rounds of bar trivia
From: The girl who doesn't know what happened in 1866, but can identify all of the celebrity yearbook photos in round four
I Laugh Anyway Card - $6
To: The dude I like just a little bit more than all the others.
From: That girl who bought you a beer and spilled it on your shoe
Thanks For the Hickey Card - $6
To: Anyone, Any time
From: Your friend, your daughter, your ex, your colleague, your favorite person ever, your least favorite person ever, your BFF
Speech Bubble Card - $6
To: Anyone I want to creep out hardcore
From: That girl who gave you this card and was a total creep, but you definitely remember her
You're Cute Calling Cards - 25 for $10
To: My roomie who had work the morning after I came home at 3 AM and blasted Beyonce
From: Can we still be roomies?
I'm Sorry Card - $6
To: My BFF who just got dumped and needs to go party
From: The girl who knows just what to do in situations like this
Fuck It Let's Party Card - $6
To: My friend who told me I had a rip in my pants when no one else would
From: I owe you my life
Thanks for Saving My Ass Card - $6
From: Never forget
YOLO Card - $6