Monthly Archives: February 2009

OPEN SESSION: The Moleskinerie Open Thread Discussion

Welcome to a OPEN SESSION:  The Moleskinerie Open Thread Discussion. Moleskinerie invites you, our visitors to share your thoughts on a special topic. Today it is: “Creativity in times of crisis” “When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed … Continue reading

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Sighting: “Push”

From Moleskinerie pal Alexandra Burge: "In the movie "Push", which is about psychics. The "Pop Girl", who is a watcher, and sees into the future, uses a gridded pocket moleskine to keep all her drawings in that she sees of … Continue reading

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Stuff White People Like: Moleskine

A tongue in cheek critique of the Moleskine phenomenon… "So when you see a white person with one of these notebooks, you should always ask them about what sort of projects they are working on their free time.  But you … Continue reading

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Seven pieces of advice about notebooks

Perry Middlemiss wrote to tell us about this post by Margo Lanagan, a major writer for Young Adults in Australia. Her latest novel (TENDER MORSELS) was named an Honor Book in the 2009 Michael L. Printz Award. "Starting off a … Continue reading

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Tribute to Helvetica reach Helvetia

Bjoern from Zurich reports: Just wanted to let you know that the limited edition Moleskines even reach Helvetia, ehm Switzerland! More photos at his FLICKR photoset. I love the red one!!

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Removing Bookmarks

Here's an unusual question from Derek at our FACEBOOK group: What's he best way to remove 'em? It's pretty tough to get at he root with a pocket knife. Anyone have a suggestion? Comment link (Registration required)

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Jen’s 365 Sketches Project

Jen is posting the results of this year's New Year's resolution: one sketch in her Moleskine per day.  "So far I'm posting double-pages because sometimes I have two-page spreads, but it's very difficult for me to keep going with something … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Naming the beams

The Boston Globe has posted a photo by David Ryan of a daily ritual at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:"…every day, the ironworkers paint the names onto I-beams and hoist them into place as they add floors to the new 14-story … Continue reading

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OPEN SESSION: The Moleskinerie Open Thread Discussion

Welcome to a OPEN SESSION:  The Moleskinerie Open Thread Discussion. Moleskinerie invites you, our visitors to share your thoughts on a special topic. Today it is: "Penmanship" A man's penmanship is an unfailing index of his character, moral and mental, … Continue reading

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New Moleskine products in Malaysia

Our friend Alvin Chen at Cziplee in Malaysia recently sent an update on the latest Moleskine products they're carrying, among them the Folio and red cahiers (above). "The important new collection for Moleskine 2009, Folio is a new, top quality … Continue reading

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