Dear Hancock is a stationery brand located in New England. Co-created by and featuring the illustrations of a husband and wife team. Wendy Mason and Earnest Merritt formed DH as a way to combine their love for painting, drawing and paper goods. Dear Hancock’s painterly aesthetics and narrative details represent a mix of nostalgia, humor and everyday life. DH thrives on expressing personal sentiments in a fun and unexpected way. Attention to detail and unique imagery are combined to create paintings that are re-imagined into various forms of correspondence. Dear Hancock believes that hand written correspondence is an important part of our culture, a sincere gesture and an art form worth preserving.
Originators of Hancock “The Serious Bunny” a beloved character that is often depicted hopping around humorous situations with a steadfast expression. The owner’s art backgrounds and love for painting, drawing is visible in this unique contemporary brand. All Dear Hancock paper goods are printed in the USA on recyclable, FSC approved, green-e certified fluffy soft white paper stock. The 100% recycled kraft envelopes come from a hydro-electric paper mill and all Dear Hancock paper goods are printed locally in New Hampshire.