It seems the Murdoch family is into our favorite notebook, too. From Italy’s most important economic newspaper:
companies. …And Italy could be one of the favourite targets of his European
investments. In these last weeks’ talks, it hasn’t been just a matter of chances
among the several projects on his desk, his interest in the Moleskine notebooks,
owned by the Italian company Modo & Modo. Hence he wouldn’t just invest in
the media area.
The Moleskine notebooks are very well known in Anglo-Saxon countries:: they are the
notebooks used by European artists and thinkers for the past two centuries from
Van Gogh to Henry Matisse, from Pablo Picasso to Ernest Hemingway."
[This post has been updated 7.13.06]