National Stationery Show Announcement

Please come visit us in booth 2831 at the National Stationery Show in NYC! We’ll be there from May 17-21 and hope to see you. We’ll be announcing new products and have some fun giveaways (hint, hint). http://nationalstationeryshow.com  

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FAMILY FUN: Designer Duct Tape Garland

  This is a super easy project that everyone can participate in. Platypus is the perfect tape for making garland. It has just enough structure that you can make perfect little circles out of it without resorting to complicated layering like you’d have to do with other tapes.   It can be used in any […]

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DUCT TAPE MODEL MAKING: How to Make a Platypus Pyramid

Introduction to Making 3D Shapes Platypus Designer Duct Tape is very different from most duct tapes. Our tape has a beautiful matte finish, uses more fabric backing, and has a different kind of polymer substrate than other duct tapes. This makes it more structural which is a quality that opens the door to some amazing possibilities. Having […]

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COME SEE US! Americasmart July 2013 | Booth 5-1110, building 3

    Hi everyone! Please mark your calendars for July 12-16, 2013 and come visit us in Atlanta! We’ll be in Building 3, booth 5-1110. We’ve got tons of new stuff to show you! Send us an email to info@fortisdesign.com if you’d like to schedule an appointment.  

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DE-CLUTTER: Mine’s the adorable one.

Today we have a quick and easy way to personalize your phone chargers. At my house, we literally have 8-10 of them floating around in various states of disrepair. One nice thing about Apple phone chargers are the simple basic shape of the plug. All you need to do is cut out a rectangle 3 […]

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BACK ON THE BOARD: Sidelined with Maggie

We want to send our best vibes and well-wishes to Maggie who is undergoing surgery today. She’s an avid snowboarder who injured her hip several times while ripping it up and now has to have surgery to repair it. She hated the idea of limping around on boring old unfashionable crutches and decided to uplevel […]

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Spruce up the holidays!

  Merry Christmas and happy holidays everyone! For our final post before Christmas we thought we’d share a few of the ways we’re using Designer Duct Tape to liven up our homes this year. We used our Picnic Gingham duct tape to cover this box, creating a gift box that can be used again year […]

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Fabulous Fridays: The Lumineers

Today is the first day back in the office for me in over a week. John Hughes (Platypus Person) and I have been doing a lot of driving back and forth to the Southern Christmas Show where we’ve been doing a good business and getting to hang out with hundreds of our customers which is […]

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UPLEVELED: Cork Bulletin Board

This is such a simple project and also one of the best uses for Designer Duct Tape I’ve seen. We took a bulletin board (this one is from Michael’s) and covered it with our seamless I HEART TAPE design.  We then trimmed the edge with SOUR APPLE LINEN Designer Duct Tape (which perfectly matches the […]

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COMMUNITY CRAFTERS: Raising Awareness about TSC

  We were recently contacted by a customer, Julia, who made these gorgeous clutches. She runs a company called Duct Tape Fun (www.DTFun.biz). We always enjoy seeing what our customers are up to, but we wanted to share Julia’s site with you because of why she started this business. She’s been making duct tape crafts […]

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