Rifle Paper Co
Anna Bond is President, Co-Owner, and Creative Director of Rifle Paper Co, an international stationery and gift brand based in Winter Park Florida. Originally from the New Jersey suburbs of New York City, Anna trained as a graphic designer in Virginia and then made her way to Florida to work as a senior art director at a media company at age 21. After a year of working in print design she left to pursue her passion in illustration. A number of gig posters and freelance work later, she re-discovered her lifelong love of stationery through wedding invitation design and the idea for a stationery collection was born. Together with her husband Nathan, Anna launched Rifle Paper Co. based out of their apartment in November 2009 and the brand has quickly grown to become of the most notable brands in the industry. Every one of Rifle’s over 400 products are designed by Anna and feature her signature hand-painted illustrations, vibrant color palette, and whimsical tone which has helped propel the brand's success. Rifle Paper Co. now employs over 100 people and is carried in over 4,000 stores around the world including Anthropologie, Liberty and Barnes & Noble. In Spring 2014, she launched the highly-anticipated stationery collaboration with noted fashion blogger and illustrator Garance Doré. In addition, Anna has worked on illustration projects with clients such as Puffin Books, InStyle Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal, and her work has been featured in The New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, Lucky, and Martha Stewart Living among numerous others.