Monthly Archives: May 2007

Plaid Notebooks

"We’ve been working on a couple of really cool projects to launch House of Plaid, our soon to be limited edition design goods site. Today, we suffered a minor setback, and discovered something icky about Moleskine brand sketchbooks. We had … Continue reading

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Parafernalia Flirt ballpoint pen

Last week I was in New York, I went to Kate’s Paperie, which is a great store (they are relocating in Soho), I found one pen on display with a 50% discount POP. The original price was USD$45 for this … Continue reading

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Usage Comments on City Notebooks

I’ve been using City Notebook since January for my business trips to several cities including London, Frankfurt, Paris and New York. I love the concept of combining note-taking, maps and travel planning in one little black book and I’m amazed … Continue reading

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Pen-makers sue Illinois man over trade secrets

FORT MADISON, Iowa – The nib of a pen _ the part that puts ink to paper _ is at the center of lawsuit against a man whose former bosses want to keep him from selling their secrets to a … Continue reading

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Untangle the city. String your friends along.

From June 1-June 17, in several retail locations throughout Manhattan there will also be MY DETOUR. Anyone visiting the installation will be allowed to draw their own map of the city-highlighting their favorite discoveries and itineraries with restaurants, galleries, museums, … Continue reading

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The Encyclopedia of Life

Comprehensive, collaborative, ever-growing, and personalized, the Encyclopedia of Life is an ecosystem of websites that makes all key information about life on Earth accessible to anyone, anywhere in the world. Our goal is to create a constantly evolving encyclopedia that … Continue reading

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Detour NYC Preview

A select group of special guests attended a preview of DETOUR: the Moleskine City Notebook Experience on Sunday, dropping by the Art Directors Club on 29th Street to see the work of more than 70 artists a week before the … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

Day is done, gone the sun, From the hills, from the lake, From the skies. All is well, safely rest, God is nigh. Go to sleep, peaceful sleep. May the soldier or sailor, God keep. On the land or the … Continue reading

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DETOUR Artist Profile: Girolamo Marri

Girolamo Marri was born in Rome, Italy.  Girolamo Marri currently lives and works in London, where he complains a lot about the quality of food. Graduated at BA Fine Arts at Central Saint Martins School of the Arts in 2006, … Continue reading

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They Needed to Talk

"The details are a bit sketchy now, but everyone agrees the picture was taken in Memphis, Tennessee, on a late summer night in 1973. Karen Chatham, the young woman in blue, recalls that she had been out drinking when she … Continue reading

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