Master’s Showcase: Leonard Weisgard

March 24, 2017

“His art was not modern for the sake of modern. [It] could be a kind of very distilled visual language that could be understood by just about anyone, from a 2-year-old to an illiterate peasant in Russia.” – Leonard Marcus, children’s literature scholar and curator. With Spring in the air, there is not a more perfect, […]

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On Finding Inspiration

March 16, 2017

Spring is just about to peek its lovely head out from behind the corner, but doesn’t it seem as if the winter days drag the most toward the middle of March? The blustery weather no longer sparkles, we no longer feel cozy–we just feel stuck. If you are a creative or an artist, and the […]


International Women’s Day

March 9, 2017

We hope you enjoyed your International Women’s Day! Whether or not you took the day off in honor of #adaywithoutawoman, or you simply celebrated your fellow and/or favorite females, we felt the love yesterday. In honor of the International Women’s Day, we wanted to present some beautiful work by some of our favorite female artists–Red Cap Cards […]


Celebrate with Danielle Kroll and The Social Type!

March 1, 2017

Pop the cork! We’ve got a fun treat for your weekend: come celebrate our brand new collection created by Danielle Kroll, this Saturday night at The Social Type! Join us for an inspirational gathering to connect, sip a bit of bubbly, and tip our hats to Danielle. The details: Meet us at The Social Type (bring […]


Artist Spotlight: Danielle Kroll

February 21, 2017

It’s finally time for another Artist Spotlight, and we are so thrilled! We are pleased to introduce Danielle Kroll to our Red Cap Cards family. A Brooklyn-based artist and designer, Danielle brings a feminine chicness with a hint of play to the Red Cap roster. Debuting with eighteen new cards and six new wrapping sheet styles, Danielle […]


Happy Valentine’s Day from Red Cap Cards!

February 14, 2017

We hope you’re getting ready to hunker down with your honey tonight–and by all means, a “honey” may represent your spouse, partner, child, pet, or really just a huge box of Junior Mints. Whatever works. We love you oh-so-much at Red Cap Cards. Have fun, eat some candies, and enjoy the love that is within […]


Children’s Book Illustration Technique, Part One: It’s In the Eyes | Jon Klassen

February 10, 2017

They say the eyes are the window to the soul. We say they are the window to the story. Part of our jobs as art curators is finding personality and perspective in our artists’ characters. A huge chunk of that personality and perspective is found in the character’s gaze. The intricacies with which artists are able to convey emotion […]


Visit Us at NY NOW

February 2, 2017

Who is attending the NY NOW Show in New York City next week? We’ll be there! From February 5th-8th, Red Cap Cards will be represented by Crow & Canary in the general gift section in the company of some fine lines of stationery, gifts, and housewares. Visit us on the first floor of Davits in […]


Introducing Our Debut Collection by Danielle Kroll

January 23, 2017

We are delighted to introduce our brand new collection of greeting cards and wrap for the start of a shiny new 2017. Our January collection features original work by our new Red Cap Cards collaborator and artist, Danielle Kroll. Brooklyn-based and bursting with style, Danielle’s bright and light-hearted illustration lends a touch of whimsy and […]


Jon Klassen Does Duck Day

January 20, 2017

Need some distraction today? We hear you… Ever heard of National Duck Day? Apparently it was yesterday (January 18th)! Beloved Red Cap artist, Jon Klassen, introduced us via a gorgeous illustration and poem for Eric Carle‘s, What’s Your Favorite Animal?  Take a look at the poem and illustration below, plus a bonus original illustration. “Most times when you […]

Duck, by Eric Carle, illustration by Jon Klassen