Nancy Sharon Collins

For over 27 years, stationer and designer Nancy Sharon Collins worked in her own firm in NYC with clients that included Clinique, Revlon, Curve Fragrance, Williams-Sonoma, Martha Stewart Wedding, the Metropolitan Opera Shop and the Museum of Modern Art. In 2004, she turned south towards New Orleans, where she now teaches at Delgado Community College, serves as AIGA New Orleans’ special projects director and writes about what she loves: engraving, design and the artifacts of how we all get along. Articles she has penned have appeared in AIGA Voice here, here and here, Mohawk Fine Paper’s Felt & Wire and Neenah Paper’s Against the Grain. “Her appearances at conferences including ATypI and TypeCon bear witness to the fact that her approach is not merely a niche phenomenon.” —from Women in Graphic Design 1890-2012Join Engraving4Nerds II (closing April 12) crowd funding the west coast tour for The Complete Engraver, by Mrs. Collins, published late last year.

Related Submissions

I love these guys, they make data fun: Zehnder Communications
Local Farming New Orleans: Ellen Macomber
Mission Toys (and Whores): Will Bradley
Screen Door: Volney Hill
Polka Dots and Civil Rights: Doug and Gene Meyer