Monthly Archives: January 2008

Moleskine as a fashion accessory

"it wouldn’t be the same without the moleskine in his left hand…!" From "The Sartorialist" On the Street…The Shorter Shape Of Outerwear © 2008 The Sartorialist [Thanks Shannon]

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The Last Calligraphers

"For centuries, handwriting was the definitive mark of social status, education and liberal values in India. Calligraphers mastered the swooping Urdu script in ivory-tower institutions and penned copies of the Koran for wealthy patrons. The pinnacle of a katib’s achievement … Continue reading

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Sighting: “The Namesake”

The Namesake describes the struggles between two first generation Indian immigrants, from West Bengal, to the United States, Ashima Ganguli (Tabu) and Ashoke Ganguli (Irfan Khan), and their children, Gogol (Kal Penn) and Sonali (Sonia) (Sahira Nair). The featured locales … Continue reading

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Exhibition: 4(•J•)s

Our friend, 4(•J•)s opens an exhibit of his works at the Escuela de Arte de Mérida.More at his blog.

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The Moleskine Exchange

A new collaborative site using Moleskine notebooks has opened: This blog will follow the adventure of a group of artists around the world, in a Japanese fold Moleskine sketchbook exchange. Each artist will set off with a small Japanese (accordian) … Continue reading

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Etsy Find: Covered Moleskine – Three Blind Mice

Very cute Moleskine cahiers by Innocent Girl 64 page Moleskine, covered in ‘Three Blind Mice’ LINK © 2008 by the artist

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“Powered by Moleskine”

Kelly Amabile sent us this cool link: Thought you guys might like this for the blog, cool digital use of a Moleskine: http://shorttermmemoryloss.com/ tons of links to lots of creative things being done by James Bridle, who also runs http://booktwo.org … Continue reading

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Independent film “Helvetica”

If you haven’t seen Helvetica yet: The film features on-camera interviews with such type design giants such as: Wim Crouwel, Herman Zapf, Erik Spiekermann and Massimo Vignelli to name but a few.  However, the film goes much further: It is … Continue reading

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Featured Artist: Italo Rota

Italo Rota was born in Milan in 1953. He studied architecture at the Polytechnic Institute of Milan and worked in the studios of E. Albini. In the 70s he worked with Gregotti Associati studios and for “Lotus international” magazine. In … Continue reading

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A little Moleskine movie

A little movie of my Moleskine with Lamy Scribble and calendar. Latenightblogger© 2007 (Love that leather case!)

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