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20 a tribute to 20 years of collaboration


warren group | studio deluxe

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to be 20 again

Art, by its nature, is a collaborative

be as abstract, fanciful or as austere as

act. Between artist and medium, artist

each artist liked. The only parameter:

and viewer, and all the artists who’ve

that the work be original. Of course,

come before. At Warren Group | Studio

bonus points went to any piece related

Deluxe, each creative partnership can

to English Springer Spaniels, France or

yield an exciting collision of ideas.

U 2 — a few of our own predilections.

In our 20th anniversary year, we

Fête d’Anniversaire 20, from Warren

decided to celebrate two decades of

Group | Studio Deluxe, presents the

successful collaboration by showcas-

results. May it inspire your own dreams,

ing the talents of some of our favorite

inventions and collaborations.

illustrators and photographers. We invited artists we’ve enjoyed working with to participate in our Fête d’Anniversaire. The submissions could


the art of design: warren group | studio deluxe

We believe that thoughtful design

We call our current home (physical and

can change the world — for the better.

virtual) Studio Deluxe, in recognition of

Because it enables us to reach out, clar-

the standards we aspire to. Our work has

ify, connect.

been selected for the Library of Congress

Since 1984, Warren Group | Studio Deluxe has been helping individuals and

Permanent Design Collection and for prestigious design awards.

organizations define and distinguish

Honors aside, what really matters to us

themselves in the world. In the process,

is partnering with our clients over time.

we like to think we’ve been making art

And furthering the spirit of collabora-

— with the help of our friends and

tion. You never know where a great idea

collaborators.

will come from.

We take a global perspective, with a

The better we collaborate, the better we

core creative team from the U.S. , France,

communicate.

Italy, Iran and the Netherlands. Over time, we’ve moved our headquarters from Venice, USA , to the Beacon Laundry Building in Culver City, California.

Please visit us at www.studiodeluxe.com.


–henri matisse

Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.

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ann boyajian

first-class

« fête » digital

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

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www.lillarogers.com

destinataire :


–vincent van gogh

I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream.

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anne smith

first-class

ÂŤ 2 cups Âť gouache

donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe

www.lillarogers.com

postage

design

www.annesmith.net

destinataire :


–edgar degas

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

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sibylle schwarz

first-class

ÂŤ awareness Âť ornamental sewing by hand

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.marlenaagency.com

destinataire :


le destinataire:

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Lick two stamps, and you’ve consumed 1/2oth of a calorie.

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mark mercier and jim wimberg

first-class

ÂŤ 20 stamps Âť photograph, mixed media

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.mercier-wimberg.com

destinataire :


All the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.

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felipe dupouy

first-class

ÂŤ 4:20 Âť 4 x 5, type c print

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.felipedupouy.com

destinataire :


–ansel adams

There are always two people in every picture — the photographer and the viewer.

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craig mohr

first-class

ÂŤ holga bodie #1 Âť

postage

plus-x b&w film scanned and colorized in photoshop

donahue printing printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.catfishfarms.com

required

destinataire :


In July, Sirius, the night’s brightest star, is in conjunction with the sun. Ancient Romans named the 20 days before and after the conjunction “the dog days”.

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joel nakamura

first-class

ÂŤ dog and le bacon Âť polymers on panel

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.joelnakamura.com

destinataire :


Tradition says the proper gift for a 20th anniversary is china.

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julia binfield

first-class

ÂŤ auguri Âť charcoal and soft pastels on japanese paper

donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe

www.lillarogers.com

postage

design

www.juliabinfield.com

destinataire :


It takes two to three bluebirds to equal the 20-year lifespan of a pigeon.

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maria rendon

first-class

ÂŤ cleto Âť three-dimensional construction

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.mariarendon.com

destinataire :


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–salvador dali

People love mystery, and that is why they love my paintings.

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rebecca bradley

first-class

« 20 – the age of love » mixed media on divider page

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

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www.lillarogers.com

destinataire :


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–lucian freud

The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and ironically, the more real.

le destinataire:

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eric dinyer and erick warner

first-class

ÂŤ belle laide Âť

postage

hand carving, oil paint, spray paint and found objects

donahue printing printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.dreamless.com

required

destinataire :


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–auguste rodin

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.

le destinataire:

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sky bergman

first-class

ÂŤ the naked & the nude Âť gelatin silver print

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.skybergman.com

destinataire :


le destinataire:

la date:

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Pablo Picasso was 20 when he entered his “Blue Period�.

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marc carter

first-class

ÂŤ 20 digits Âť photograph

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.marccarter.com

destinataire :


le destinataire:

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–frida kahlo

Through a painting we can see the whole world.

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diane bigda

first-class

ÂŤ whimsicalfanciful20 Âť mixed media

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.lillarogers.com

destinataire :


–robert motherwell

Collage is the 20th century’s greatest innovation.

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laura tarrish

first-class

ÂŤ cheers! Âť digital collage

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

lauratarrish@earthlink.net

destinataire :


le destinataire:

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The average wingspan of a Sandpiper is 20 inches.

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sarajo frieden

first-class

ÂŤ 20 birds Âť gouache on paper

donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe

www.lillarogers.com

postage

design

www.sarajofrieden.com

destinataire :


–diane arbus

My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.

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susan goines

first-class

ÂŤ sea plant Âť

postage

4x5 format, color transparency, fuji provia film

donahue printing printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.susangoines.com

required

destinataire :


–pablo picasso

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

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andy powell

first-class

ÂŤ vingt Âť acrylic and collage on paper

donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe

www.scotthull.com

postage

design

www.andypowellartworks.com

destinataire :


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–georgia o’keeffe

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way…things I had no words for.

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ward schumaker

first-class

ÂŤ prunes in orange juice Âť oil on canvas

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.warddraw.com

destinataire :


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–mark rothko

Art is an adventure into the unknown world, which can only be explored by those willing to take risks.

le destinataire:

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hadley hooper

first-class

ÂŤ five fingers Âť mixed media, digital

donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe

www.marlenaagency.com

postage

design

www.hadleyhooper.com

destinataire :


The average height of an English Springer Spaniel at the withers is 20 inches.

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hank fischer

first-class postage

www.hankfischer.com

required

design

warren group | studio deluxe

copy

candace pearson

printing

donahue printing

ÂŤ 20 phoebes Âť digital

destinataire :


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People living in mountain states eat 20% more cake.

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giselle potter

first-class

ÂŤ blue birds Âť gouache on paper

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.friendandjohnson.com

destinataire :


–richard avedon

All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.

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mark harmel

first-class

ÂŤ powerstorm Âť photograph

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.harmelphoto.com

destinataire :


–paul cÊzanne

A work of art that did not begin in emotion is not art.

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russ widstrand

first-class postage

www.widstrand.com

required

design

warren group | studio deluxe

copy

candace pearson

printing

donahue printing

ÂŤ f light Âť photograph

destinataire :


Your resting heart rate is typically 20 beats slower than your normal heart rate.

20

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jacques cournoyer

first-class

ÂŤ souvenirs de femme Âť huile et acrylique

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

dr.carnivore@sympatico.ca

destinataire :


–hans hofmann

Painters must speak through paint, not through words.

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henrik drescher

first-class

ÂŤ 20 planets Âť mixed-up media

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.hdrescher.com

destinataire :


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The average pressure in a champagne bottle is about 5.5 atmospheres at 20 degrees C .

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bonnie dain

first-class

« fête d’anniversaire » acrylic

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.lillarogers.com

destinataire :


On December 10, 1817, Mississippi was the 20th State to enter the Union.

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steven a. heller

first-class

ÂŤ 20 states of mind Âť photograph

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

s.heller@adelphia.net

destinataire :


le destinataire:

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–andy warhol

Art is what you can get away with.

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vivienne flesher

first-class

ÂŤ head Âť mixed media

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.warddraw.com

destinataire :


It takes 3,000 years for a giant redwood to grow 20 stories high.

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jeff corwin

first-class

ÂŤ highway 26/eastern washington Âť photograph

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.jeffcorwinphotography.com

destinataire :


–joan miro

I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music.

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gina triplett

first-class

ÂŤ spring chick Âť acrylic and ink

donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe

www.sturgesreps.com

postage

design

www.ginatriplett.com

destinataire :


–paul klee

Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.

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susan farrington

first-class

ÂŤ 20 faces Âť mixed media

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.lillarogers.com

destinataire :


–wassily kandinsky

There is no must in art because art is free.

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lou beach

first-class

ÂŤ 20 birds Âť mixed media

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.loubeach.com

destinataire :


In 2001, the Vespa was reintroduced to the U.S. after a 20-year hiatus.

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maria carluccio

first-class

ÂŤ diva on scooter Âť digital, photoshop

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.lillarogers.com

destinataire :


On average, a hen lives five to seven years, but can live up to 20.

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tracy ducharme

first-class

ÂŤ the embryonic development of the chicken in 20 days Âť

postage

mixed media

donahue printing printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

wyartglass@aol.com

required

destinataire :


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Bees have been producing honey from flowers for 20 million years.

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julie scott

first-class

ÂŤ insouciance Âť acrylic on canvas

postage donahue printing

required

printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe design

www.juliescott.com

destinataire :


le destinataire:

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–marc chagall

Great art picks up where nature left off.

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susy pilgrim waters

first-class

ÂŤ do you speak with a french accent? Âť

postage

pen, dr. martin watercolors and a wee bit of photoshop

donahue printing printing

candace pearson copy

warren group | studio deluxe

www.lillarogers.com

design

www.pilgrimwaters.com

required

destinataire :


participants

lou beach

ann boyajian

jacques cournoyer

Los Angeles, California USA 323.934.7335

Boston, Massachusetts USA 617.629.0400

Ste-Victoire de Sorel, Quebec CANADA 450.782.2276

www.loubeach.com

www.lillarogers.com

dr.carnivore@sympatico.ca

sky bergman

rebecca bradley

bonnie dain

Santa Barbara, California USA 805.215.8684

Boston, Massachusetts USA 617.970.6067

Rome ITALY 781.641.2787

www.skybergman.com

www.lillarogers.com

www.lillarogers.com

diane bigda

maria carluccio

eric dinyer and erick warner

Brookline, Massachusetts USA 617.232.3299

Dobbs Ferry, New York USA 914.231.5012

Kansas City, Missouri USA 913.642.6607

www.lillarogers.com

www.lillarogers.com

www.dreamless.com

julia binfield

marc carter

henrik drescher

Milan ITALY 027.109.2161

Seattle, Washington USA 206.527.0645

Toronto CANADA 416.703.1913

www.juliabinfield.com www.lillarogers.com

www.marccarter.com

www.hdrescher.com

jeff corwin Seattle, Washington USA 206.725.2272 www.jeffcorwinphotography.com


participants continued

tracy ducharme

vivienne flesher

steven a. heller

Laramie, Wyoming USA 307.742.3056

San Francisco, California USA 415.648.3794

Studio City, California USA 626.396.2272

wyartglass@aol.com

www.warddraw.com

s.heller@adelphia.net

felipe dupouy

sarajo frieden

hadley hooper

Los Angeles, California USA 323.810-1147

Los Angeles, California USA 323.462.5045

Denver, Colorado USA 303.296.5583

www.sarajofrieden.com www.lillarogers.com

www.hadleyhooper.com www.marlenaagency.com

Needham, Massachusetts USA 781.641.2787

susan goines

mark mercier and jim wimberg

www.lillarogers.com

Los Angeles, California USA 323.460.4487

Culver City, California USA 310.839.7521

www.susangoines.com

www.mercier-wimberg.com

mark harmel

craig mohr

Manhattan Beach, California USA 888.546.6509

Malibu, California USA 310.924.9171

www.harmelphoto.com

www.catfishfarms.com

www.felipedupouy.com

susan farrington

hank fischer Santa Monica, California USA 310.314.2246 www.hankfischer.com


joel nakamura

maria rendon

anne smith

Santa Fe, New Mexico USA 505.989.1404

Santa Barbara, California USA 805.682.8816

London ENGLAND 781.641.2787

www.joelnakamura.com

www.mariarendon.com

www.annesmith.net www.lillarogers.com

susy pilgrim waters

ward schumaker

West Newton, Massachusetts USA 617.965.4954

San Francisco, California USA 415.648.8058

www.pilgrimwaters.com www.lillarogers.com

www.warddraw.com

giselle potter Kingston, New York USA 845.658.3335 www.friendandjohnson.com

andy powell Minneapolis, Minnesota USA 612.377.6033 www.andypowellartworks.com www.scotthull.com

sibylle schwarz Stuttgart GERMANY 609.252.9405 www.marlenaagency.com

julie scott Alford, Massachusetts USA 413.528.4794 www.juliescott.com

laura tarrish Portland, Oregon USA 503.221.2038 lauratarrish@earthlink.net

gina triplett Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA 215.242.2883 www.ginatriplett.com www.sturgesreps.com

russ widstrand Rollins, Montana USA 805.680.2468 www.widstrand.com


in appreciation

My heartfelt thanks to: Tracy du Charme, the first illustrator I hired, who showed me the way. Carol Chaplin, a wonderful client and friend who supports the use of original art and makes it possible for me to work with so many illustrators and photographers. All the FĂŞte artists, for participating.

design: copy:

Linda Warren

Candace Pearson

research/project management: research/production: translation:

Laura Bachman

Francis Dujardin

design support: printing:

Sheharazad Pezeshkpour

Anouk de Jonge

Donahue Printing, Kevin Grandon and Tom Donahue, Jr.

inspiration:

Gianluca, Phoebe and Nellie


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Fete d'Anniversaire, A Tribute to 20 Years of Collaboration  

The Fête d’Anniversaire book was designed to commemorate Warren Group | Studio Deluxe’s 20th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone event,...

Fete d'Anniversaire, A Tribute to 20 Years of Collaboration  

The Fête d’Anniversaire book was designed to commemorate Warren Group | Studio Deluxe’s 20th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone event,...