A Pair of Pears is a graphic design and paper goods company created by Jake and Jamie Bartlett. We specialize in branding and custom paper goods. Stay up to date on our blog where we share our adventures, inspiration, new work and design in all its forms. We love what we do.
We met on the first day of drawing class our freshman year of college. Four years later, the week after graduation, we got married.
We both enjoy chocolate chip pancakes, a good cup of coffee, artsy books, tandem bikes and dalmatians. Typography and letterpress printing have become somewhat of an obsession for us.
Jamie has a weakness for DIY projects. Jake loves his day job as a motion graphics artist, but loves his wife more.
We love to make artsy things--together.
One of the most common questions we are asked is "what's with all the pears?" Well, plain and simple, our last name is Bartlett, and Bartlett pears are the most common type of pear grown in most countries around the world. If you buy canned pears at the grocery store, chances are they are probably labeled Bartlett Pears.
During college not only did we fall in love with each other, but we also discovered a love and fascination for letterpress. We love the texture the press produces, the clinking our press make when we pull a print, and even the late nights spent getting the perfect print. Letterpress printing gives you a unique product that nothing else can ever reproduce. No two prints are identical. We love getting our hands dirty, but what we love most is creating something truly unique and beautiful for you.
Don’t worry if letterpress printing isn’t what you’re looking for; we also design for the 21st century. Digital printing is a great option for a smaller budget and is still a beautiful way to present your project.
Design is the face of whatever you’re doing, whether it’s a business card, event invitation, or your wedding suite. Our goal is to give that face something you can be proud of. Each design is a collaboration of both Jake and Jamie Bartlett. We design for all types of media: business identities, weddings, websites, birthday parties, motion graphics, pretty much anything you can throw at us.
Be sure to check out our design gallery for samples of our work.
Poppytalkgift wrap diy
Styled Magazineparty planning contribution
Discover Paperinterview, work featured
Creature Comfortsprintable to do list
BabbleBest DIY Projects of the Week
Party and Event Guidehot chocolate party
Domesticato do list and party theme
Design*Sponge: Before & Afterupcycled door headboard and stenciled dining room table
August Empressblog design featured for its design and color combination