Detour Artist Profile: Douglas Kirkland

Douglas Kirkland (born 1934 in Toronto, Ontario) is a prominent photographer based in the United States. At age twenty-four, Kirkland was hired as a staff photographer for Look magazine and became famous for his 1961 photos of Marilyn Monroe taken... Read More

29/06/2007

Closing out a Journal

"I reached the final pages of a beloved moleskine today. Black, like all the others, with off-white pages and a little ribbon marker. This one, I decorated with a white Apple sticker and dubbed it my Mac Book Faux.  ... Read More

29/06/2007

Gfeller Moleskine covers in pre-production

Steve Derricott of Gfeller Case Makers reports that his firm will be producing leather Moleskine covers after the success of a prototype created for Paul Saffo. Yes, we are going to be making Moleskine covers. As soon as we have... Read More

29/06/2007

From Sketch to Canvas

Luis Colan shows us his painting process. From this Moleskine sketch to this finished painting. " I must say there were times I doubted myself and this painting, and came very close to leaving it unfinished. But I decided to... Read More

29/06/2007

Pocket notebook sighting

From Robert Bresson’s 1951 film Diary of a Country Priest (Journal d’un curé de campagne). Here the unnamed protagonist, the priest of Ambricourt (played by Claude Laydu), holds a pocket notebook. He is often shown writing with a dip pen... Read More

28/06/2007

Lined Card Insert

I can’t write straight without lines, and there are the times I need to. Especially when I am using a dip pen and shellac based ink. So I printed a card with lines that can be seen thru the moleskine... Read More

28/06/2007

Blackhawk Notebook Organizer

Here’s a neat way to carry that black notebook – and pens. Great for a quick sketching trip. By Slipsteam JC @ FLICKR Available here. [Thanks... Read More

28/06/2007

Secret Moleskine

Brew’d Awakening, Lowell, @ lunch time, one of the baristas ducks into an alcove and starts writing in her Moleskine. Fortunately, my cappuccino was already made! I took this with my cellphone and I love the effect. Captain Peleg @... Read More

27/06/2007

Track Spending With A Moleskine Notebook

Ben Popken at The Consumerist with a tip for keeping track of your finances, simply. One of the first steps to take in getting a handle on your budget is to start tracking your spending, and for those who like... Read More

27/06/2007