Press Release – November 10, 2010
NEW YORK, New York (November 10, 2010) - pingg(www.pingg.com), the leader in artist-designed online invitations and ecards, announced today its collaboration with The New Yorker. Hosts on pingg’s website will now be able to browse an exclusive collection of invitations and e-cards featuring the magazine’s world-famous cartoons. This premium collection of funny and easy-to-send digital and printed invitations debuts just in time for the holiday entertaining season which means hosts can send favorite New Yorker cartoons to friends and family for holiday parties. A wide selection of season’s greetings and new year’s wishes are offered as well.
The New Yorker Collection will be part of pingg’s upgrade package: pingg Plus. In addition to The New Yorker Collection, upgrading to pingg Plus offers hosts an ad-free experience, digital envelopes, custom URLs for their event’s web page, and an expanded guest list.
As the first online invitation, ecard, and event management platform to allow artists, designers, and brands the opportunity to turn their artwork into invitations and announcements, pingg.com delivers unique artistic content to savvy hosts. “We are excited about this collaboration and are glad to deliver this collection in time for hosts to inject their holiday invitations and greetings with the style and humor The New Yorker is known for,” says pingg co-founder and CEO Lorien Gabel. “The New Yorker has been publishing its signature single-panel cartoons for over 85 years and works by renowned illustrators such as Leo Cullum, Mischa Richter and Mick Stevens will finally be available in digital form.”
The New Yorker collection can be found on pingg.com at: http://www.pingg.com/gallery/designer/the-new-yorker
pingg is not your average online invitation website. We’ve connected with a worldwide community of amazing artists to bring hosts unique designs for their personal and professional events. With pingg you can send invitations via email, postal mail, and social networks, and seamlessly track and manage all of your guests’ RSVPs from a single location. pingg also offers pingg Plus, a package of premium features, including ad-free, digital envelopes, premium designs, personalized event web page URLs and more. Based in New York City, pingg was founded in 2006 and has grown into a vibrant community of artists, brands, charities, event hosts, and their guests.
About The New Yorker:
Since 1925, millions of readers have turned to The New Yorker each week to be informed, to be surprised, to laugh, and to be moved. The New Yorker celebrated its 85th Anniversary in February 2010. The magazine has won numerous National Magazine Awards and publishes works by the world’s most notable writers, artists, and cartoonists.