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For Immediate Release

Contact: Oak Atkinson

NEW YORK-February, 2009 tumbalina, an award-winning New York stationery design firm, announced it has received the prestigious American Graphic Design Award (AGDA) for "excellence in package design 2009" for its Everyday Giftcard Tin.

One of tumbalina's bestselling products, the Everyday Giftcard Tin's innovative package design features a clear, plastic paint can with metal accents that holds a colorful array of 30 tumbalina gift cards and envelopes in plain view.

"We wanted a package that would be as fun, practical and attractive as our products inside" said Oak Atkinson, Designer and Founder. "This contemporary clear tin gives customers a peek at our gift card collection, which is cute, classic, candy-colored... and very appealing!"

The American Graphic Design Awards were founded 43 years ago by trade publisher, GDUSA Magazine. This year, a nationwide panel of judges chose winners from over 1,000 packaging design entries. Winners included many of the foremost creative professionals from global design firms, advertising agencies and corporations. Past AGDA winners have included Citigroup, Time Warner, AstraZeneca, Sony, Nike, Eastman Kodak, and Unilever.

About tumbalina
tumbalina cards are available at Borders, Posman Books in Grand Central, NY and over 1,000 fine stationers and boutiques nationwide. For information, log on to tumbalina.com.

About Graphic Design USA Magazine
Graphic Design USA is a monthly trade magazine for professional graphic designers and creative and production professionals. The magazine covers the latest in news, trends, people, events, projects, products, services and ideas. For information, log on to gdusa.com.

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