Moleskine Notebooks and Other Neuroses

"Let me take this time to introduce you to my unnatural fascination with Moleskine notebooks. I love Moleskine notebooks with such a passion, it spills uncontrollably into my artistic consciousness. I love everything about them, from the placeholder ribbon to... Read More

02/08/2006

Kircher’s Sunflower Clock

" To illustrate his belief in the magnetic relationship between the sun and the vegetable kingdom, Kircher designed this heliotropic sunflower clock by attaching a sunflower to a cork and floating it in a reservoir of water. As the blossom... Read More

02/08/2006

Letter writing remains popular

"The art of letter writing is still thriving despite the rise of texts and emails, says market analyst Mintel. UK sales of pens and stationery rose by 9 per cent between 2001 and 2005 to reach £527m. And by the... Read More

02/08/2006