INTRODUCING... inBraille™Greeting Cards
The Chicago Lighthouse is launching a new line of Braille greeting cards!
The cards, specially designed for The Chicago Lighthouse by a local artist and packaged by participants in the Lighthouse's Industries program, celebrate the unique beauty and meaning of Braille as both a language and an art form. The pattern of the contemporary art design on the cover of each card corresponds to the embossed Braille message included inside the card. Sales of inBraille™greeting cards support The Chicago Lighthouse's services to the blind and visually impaired, but the cards are intended to be read and enjoyed by everyone - those who can see and those who cannot
Below are cards that were available when originally posted, please check for current availability inBraille™
Included in package: Thinking of You, Happy Birthday, Congrats!, Thank You, Sympathy
Lighthouse Industries employees Mary Turner, Juanita Ferrel and Debbie Rodriguez package inBraille™ Valentines. Proceeds from card sales will help support programs for other people like them who are blind or visually impaired.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Alisa Singer is a retired corporate attorney with a lifelong passion for art.
Design of the inBraille™ greeting cards marks her most recent artistic endeavor. Though she enjoyed a successful legal career, Ms. Singer has never given up on her true love and continued to paint for more than 30 years. Her work has been exhibited in the Chicago area and other cities, including New York City and Washington, D.C.
Also adept at writing, Ms. Singer had for several years penned and illustrated a monthly column featuring humorous essays intended for female baby boomers which was published in over 20 papers and magazines in the U.S. and Canada.
For The Chicago Lighthouse, visit: http://chicagolighthouse.org/
updated post: July 2014