Monthly Archives: June 2007

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 … Continue reading

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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.   … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 Joyce!]

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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 @ … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Moleskinerie @ FACEBOOK

The Moleskinerie Group at Facebook is now open. See you there!

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