Lush Prints

American Made Since 2011

Rux Isai & Cas Lancaster

Orange County, California
An online made-to-order stationery shop. Lush Prints has been sent all around the globe from Hong Kong to Paris and even as far as Israel.

Tell us about your business.

Too many ideas started to collect in Rux's sketchbook when she finally decide to follow her artistic passion. With the help of her savvy business partner Cas, Lush Prints was launched in the fall of 2011. Neither one could have imagine the popularity of their designs. To date Lush Prints has been featured on sites such as FAB, Design*Sponge, Oh So Beautiful Paper, and more. The philosophy will always remain the same: designed in California, responsibly made in USA. Rux & Cas recognize the importance of investing in small business. As Lush Prints grows they both plan to invest in fellow entrepreneurs that share the same philosophy and principles.

What makes your business stand out?

We don't believe that we simply make stamps. In fact, we believe that we create beautiful tools for those who still believe that sending out a hand-written note is not "a thing of the past". We believe beautiful design is simple.

What's the best business advice you've received?

Seasons in business are completely different from the seasons in nature. There is no way of predicting how the business will do from month to month, so be prepared and believe in what you are doing.

Mark Your Calendar

  • Nominations
    June 3–Aug. 29, 2014

    Nominate yourself or other aspiring makers.

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  • Judging
    June 23–Sept. 8, 2014

    Judges will select finalists throughout this period.

    Meet the judges
  • Online Voting
    Sept. 15–Oct. 13, 2014

    Vote for your favorite American makers.

    See the finalists
  • Winners Announced
    Oct. 17, 2014

    2014 Award Winners and Audience Choice Winner announced.

    See past Award Winners
  • American Made Event
    Nov. 7–8, 2014

    Join us for our annual event in New York City.

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