HOW TO: personalize a party, down to the tiniest Designer Duct Tape detail

As mentioned in a previous post, the Platypus People have been super busy planning a wedding…. Well, okay, it was a bridal luncheon and it wasn’t real but it should have been! (Louise even made organic buttercream frosting for the cupcakes with the adorable, handcrafted heart-shaped treat topper. Talk about the devil being in the details! […]

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Thank you, Fab 5. Actually, Fab 8!

Dear Fab 8: Rob, Louise, Lissa, Anne, John and (not pictured) Bobby, Thomas + Shane, Thank you for your creativity, your dedication during all those late nights, your big hearts and most especially your fortitude. The new trade show booth is smashing! We were proud to reveal it at National Stationery Show this week in […]

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THE BIG REVEAL! New booth at National Stationery Show

ff TA-DA! Here’s the big reveal of Fortis Design’s new trade show booth at the National Stationery Show in New York City this week. It definitely stood out from the crowd given its circus-esque vibe, use of bold color, bright lights + well-styled displays. Each detail of this booth was deeply considered. After all, it […]

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BEHIND THE SCENES: building the new trade show booth for Fortis Design

A bit of behind the scenes today: snaps of the “under construction” trade show booth for Fortis Design, parent of Platypus. A big thank goodness for this redo. And an even bigger WHOO HOO! What a total labor of love by all. (Quick backstory: after chatting with Rob back in September about his hopes, dreams […]

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Behind the Scenes: a piece of “cupcake”

We thought y’all might enjoy a behind the scenes peek at our recent “Bridal Luncheon” photo shoot. (Platypus People Rob and Louise really got down to business fabulously crafting!) While we can’t reveal all the photos yet, we couldn’t resist sharing this heart cupcake topper shaped out of Denim+ this cupcake wrapper made out of Blue […]

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We’re “Rolling Right Along!”

Hey y’all, It’s Lissa, Rob’s Marketing Muse and one of the Platypus People here at Platypus Designer Duct Tape. Today, we’re getting our blog on with our first “Rolling Right Along” post…and the start of many more posts to come. We’re really excited about it! The packages you see here were super fun to craft and […]

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