Monthly Archives: September 2009

Found: “It’s Funny Because It’s True”

We wish we could have discovered the blog of award-winning illustrator Jason Seiler at a more cheerful time (this is a post on a recent trip to New York to visit an uncle stricken with cancer). His art inspires and … Continue reading

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myDetour San Francisco closes on October 1st

myDetour bids a fond farewell to San Francisco (for now, at least) and moves on after a month-long exhibit a various art locations including Blick Art Materials, Borders Bookstore, Chronicle Books, Flax Art & Design, SFSU Bookstore, Stanford University Bookstore and … Continue reading

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Moleskine – The Model For Newspaper Survival ?

Using our favorite notebook as an example journalist Jon Bernstein presents some interesting observations and suggestions on which route today's newspapers might take if they are to survive. "The Moleskine is a useful analogy for two reasons. Firstly, it is very … Continue reading

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Update: myDetour Tokyo 東京 October 16- Nov. 4

After a successful run in San Francisco myDetour moves on to Tokyo where it opens on October 16 through November 4. "In 5 centrally located design stores and bookshops (Cibone Aoyama, Aoyama Book Center, Spiral Records, Nadiff, Tsutaya) a drop … Continue reading

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Handknit Moleskine cover

"…the wind is blowing But I can weather the storm! What do I care how much it may storm? For I’ve got my love to keep me warm.."' Just the right thing for those cold notebooks. Devon's hand-knit Moleskine covers. … Continue reading

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In memoriam: William Safire

December 17, 1929 – September 27, 2009 "NEW YORK — William Safire, the conservative columnist and word warrior who feared no politician or corner of the English language, died Sunday at age 79. The Pulitzer Prize winner died at a … Continue reading

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Free Moleskine cahiers! (but there’s a catch)

Notebookco in Australia has an exciting new promo. The customization revolution marches on! We’re giving away free Moleskine cahiers….but there is a catch. We want you to design, draw, stick, sew, paint or hack your cahier and then we will … Continue reading

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Umberto Eco: The lost art of handwriting

Insights from author Umberto Eco on the perceived demise of handwriting in a recent edition of the Guardian. "My generation was schooled in good handwriting, and we spent the first months of elementary school learning to make the strokes of … Continue reading

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Moleskine + Fountain Pen

Looks like J. Herbin's "La Couronne du Comte" plays well with Moleskine, per Inkyjournal's review: "tried this color in my Montblanc 146 and my Pelikan M1000. In both pens the ink writes smoothly. With great flow and no hesitating. Drying … Continue reading

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Digital Moleskine?

We received multiple alerts on this, supposed details of the "Courier," Microsoft's new tablet computer. "Reportedly, the device will also feature a built-in camera, Wi-Fi capability, and a hinge in the middle of the two side by side 7 inch … Continue reading

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