The Metallic Leathers of our 2019 Collection

Beautiful, heirloom albums are not the basics of life–we are in the business of selling luxury. The look and feel of a supple, gleaming leather cover says indulgence louder than any words can. Your customers obviously love metallic. Every gleaming leather, vegan leather, and fabric we have is popular. But we wanted to take themContinue reading “The Metallic Leathers of our 2019 Collection”

Sometimes Work is a Little Like Play

You guys are fantastic! We asked for your ideas and feedback, and the emails rolled in. You confirmed some of the freshen-up plans we already had, and added some of your own interesting ideas and requests (yes, the new color names will be a little more “family friendly”). Choosing new cover materials has been aContinue reading “Sometimes Work is a Little Like Play”

A Change is as Good as a Rest

It’s time to take a nice, deep breath – the order deadlines have come and gone for the 2018 holiday season. While most Finaons are still busy printing and building and shipping your beautiful creations, some of us are already looking forward to the new year. In 2019 we have some special things in storeContinue reading “A Change is as Good as a Rest”

How to Keep Your Glass Half Full

Some people are amazing in the way they see the positives in a negative situation. I’ve never met her, but I’m willing to bet that Amanda Summerlin is a naturally glass-half-full person. Amanda’s studio is Amanda Summerlin Photography in Lawrenceville, Georgia and she has been a Finao customer for seven years. A few days ago,Continue reading “How to Keep Your Glass Half Full”

Flash Us! A Moment to Expose Yourself!

Happy May! It’s time to turn up the exposure on another awesome Finaon! Currently Flaunting: Abby Rosenbaum! Company / Studio Name : Abby Rose Photo If I had a photography superpower it would be… Invisibility!  think of the shots you could get inside those strict churches 😉 I like my oatmeal… Organic! With brown sugarContinue reading “Flash Us! A Moment to Expose Yourself!”

Finao iPad App Update

For those of you who use the FINAO DESIGNER iPad App, you’ve got an update waiting!  31 New materials have been added and all those pesky material restrictions have been done away with! Now for some design advice from @FinaoAlbums: Just because you CAN doesn’t mean you SHOULD. You’re welcome. TWEET THIS! As much asContinue reading “Finao iPad App Update”

BEHIND THE SCENES: LEATHER

Finao has always been known for it’s totally unique leather options. The layers and depth of color, aged patinas and distressed looks that give each leather it’s distinct concept are all achieved by hand-finishing techniques. Skilled leather workers are true artists and hides are their canvases. We thought we’d share a little behind-the-scenes peek atContinue reading “BEHIND THE SCENES: LEATHER”

How will you celebrate Earth Day?

Happy Earth Day, Everyone is asking today “What will you do to celebrate Earth Day?” Change to an energy efficient light bulb? Lower your heating/cooling? Turn off the lights when you leave the room? At Finao, we try to celebrate Earth Day every day. If you have never read it, you should check out ourContinue reading “How will you celebrate Earth Day?”

TOO MANY OPTIONS!?!?!?

Got a wee bit sidetracked last week working on the super intensive project of updating cover designs. My apologies for missing last week’s Fashion blog but, all in all, it was time well spent and look for loads of new cover designs to be added to our Finao ONE cover design guide in the nearContinue reading “TOO MANY OPTIONS!?!?!?”

A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION | a litte more palette please

Maybe it’s spring…maybe it’s the last week spent in Vegas at WPPI or maybe it was all the totally AWESOME submissions we got on our Facebook fan page for the scavenger hunt competion but, for whatever reason, I have been inspired this week by….THE KING!! thankyouthankyouverymuch 🙂 Are you ready to get ALL SHOOK UP?Continue reading “A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION | a litte more palette please”