Making Smoke Prints

"…Now lay this black paper on a flat surface, black side up, and the leaf on it–usually the under side of the leaf prints better than the upper–cover this by laying a clean sheet of paper on it and press... Read More


No longer a tablet owner

"It’s kind of sad, but I’m no longer a Tablet PC Owner. I had a Toshiba Potege 3500 and then a Toshiba M200 for the past 3 years. I truly believe in the tablet platform, but not in convertible notebook... Read More


The Stowaway

Stowaway pen in original packaging Turns out that Fisher has a new pen called The Stowaway. This is an unusual addition to their line up along with the Bullet, Astronaut, Mars, Millennium & Zero Gravity pens The remarkable thing about... Read More



AUTUMN by Christopher Brennan Autumn: the year breathes dully towards its death,beside its dying sacrificial fire;the dim world’s middle-age of vain desireis strangely troubled, waiting for the breaththat speaks the winter’s welcome malisonto fix it in the unremembering sleep:the silent... Read More


Right Where You Need It

"Artist Anna Maltz models the utility belt designed for her by fellow artist Helena Keefe. The centerpiece of the utility belt is a pocket custom-made for Anna’s Moleskine…" curiousyellow @... Read More


Is Octopus Ink Similar to Fountain Pen Ink?

"What Is Octopus Ink? The ink of the octopus, or any cephalopod, is composed of highly concentrated melanin. This is the same dark pigment that we humans have, and which is responsible for skin color and the color of dark... Read More


A Beautiful Revolution

"I can sense him sitting there, in the corner of the room, smoking his Havana cigar, vigorously noting my every move in his moleskin pad. The way I smile. The way I almost allow the opinions that fill my head... Read More


Moleskine Pouch

"So I made this little quilted pouch for my moleskine journal/sketchbook, and drawing tools. I like it. Tonight I cut a bunch of fabric to size so I can sew more of them tomorrow. I’m thinking of using patchwork to... Read More