High Point, NC

A locally-based art design + print company whole sale distributing nationally to small boutique shops.

There is no prouder moment as a community than seeing our neighbors’ dreams become a reality, and that’s exactly what happened for Pen+Pillar founders, Taylor and Justin Mahlke 

Taylor, the artist behind the wealth of greeting cards, notebooks, planners, stationeryand more at Pen+Pillar started the business as a side project in late 2015, primarily through freelancing designs of everything from tattoos to logos. In the meantime, she started building her paper brand. 

I started with paper simply because it gave me a lot of creative control over the product and it was very inexpensive to produce,” Taylor says. “And I always loved getting mail as a kid!”