About Our Brand

Paper Pony Co. is a line of stationery founded by Talia Gavish in 2015. Ponies by nature are temperamental and feisty. They may be cute, but there’s always an element of surprise. Our own style is inspired by this sense of spirit. Our products are locally printed on FSC certified recycled paper. We only partner with manufacturers who uphold our standard of quality and ethics and continue to take strides to leave a small but mighty environmental hoof print behind!

Our Story

In 2015, I moved across the country from Brooklyn, NY to Oakland, CA. Having lived my whole life in NY - minus a few years of college at RISD - I needed a change. It was an impulsive decision and I didn't think my career as a print and textile designer would come to an end. Want to be a UX designer? Move to the Bay Area. Want a full time job with benefits in the fashion industry? Stay in NYC. To say I panicked is an understatement. I have always turned to art, nature, and horses as forms of therapy and social interaction. Paper Pony is inspired by those outlets and began as a way to reconnect to a creative lifestyle. It has slowly developed into a new career path, one I'm still carving out for myself. My husband Mike is my support system and cheerleader. We live in Berkeley with two silly cats and our daughters, Sasha and Naomi.

Read my artist spotlight on Snailbox to learn a bit more about running the show at Paper Pony Co.

Creative Mews

Our cats Moses and Meeka are siblings who sleep all day and puke on rugs all night. 


Our Earth

Since our designs are often inspired by nature and wildlife, we are passionate about preserving our environment for generations to come. Our paper products are printed on FSC certified, 100% recycled paper. We pair our greeting cards with eco-friendly envelopes that are either made from recycled post consumer waste or from renewable straw fibers. We strive to make sure our packaging components are also eco-friendly and are working to replace our plastic sleeves with a more sustainable option. We use compostable sleeves when made available to us from our manufacturer.

Paper Pony products are made in the USA, primarily in Northern California, where they are also designed, packaged, and shipped from.


Pen & Pony

Talia's side project, exclusively created with the modern equestrian in mind. Fill your walls with affordable and instantly downloadable art. Visit Pen & Pony on Etsy to find out more.