unexpected guests: uppercase magazine.


today on unexpected guests we’re headed up to chilly calgary, canada, but this home is anything but cold. it’s the warm and cheerful home of Janine Vangool, publisher of UPPERCASE magazine, her husband novelist Glen Dresser, their toddler Finley and Percy the dog. Janine publishes the beautiful Uppercase magazine, as well as incredibly inventive books for the creative... 
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uppercase, here we come.


the new issue of uppercase magazine is out and i’m quite over the moon to be included in one of this month’s features. it’s a little walk down memory lane to my last san frnacisco abode, but one of the best parts? anna beth chao interviewed me for the story. if you’ve ever read anything anna beth has written you’ll know she’s one of the... 
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good reads: uppercase.


the new issue of uppercase magazine is out, and this one is definitely good on paper! this issue (i can hardly believe it’s already issue no. 12!) focuses on the art of paper, and careers in that time old tradition of ink on paper. you remember that, don’t you? i contributed an article about the Danish paper company Rie Elise Larsen, after having had a most inspiring... 
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a collection a day blog tour & giveaway.


a summer blog tour inspired by artist Lisa Congdon’s a collection a day was launched this month, and it’s my honor to take my turn on the tour! lisa’s beautiful book, housed in a cute collector’s tin, was designed and produced by Janine Vangool, the brains and indie publisher of UPPERCASE magazine. It features 365 of Lisa’s eclectic collections,... 
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good reads: UPPERCASE issue 8.


one thing i am super proud of is contributing articles to uppercase magazine. my whole life i wanted to be a writer, and i don’t mean in the blogging sense, but an actual journalist. i’m quite far from that, but writing for uppercase let’s me take my best shot at writing, and interview interesting people all over the world. it’s a dream come true. my... 
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