Category Archives: Opinions

2009’s Most Popular Posts: Stuff White People Like: Moleskine

A flashback of some posts here at Moleskinerie that got more comments than usual. This one was from February 9. A tongue in cheek critique of the Moleskine phenomenon… "So when you see a white person with one of these … Continue reading

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Web Find: “style simple way”

STYLE SIMPLE WAY is just that, an uncomplicated ode to nice things by Melissa Madden. She recently mentioned Moleskine cahiers: "I gave some to a friend last year as a Christmas present, a girl who recently confessed that she didn't … Continue reading

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A Single Moleskine Grievance

 Dolly at the "Journal Addict" has a problem: "On watercolour moleskine, the ink is absorbed in the texture of the pages. On that one, it’s understandable and I am not very bothered. On sketchbook, the pages are too smooth for … Continue reading

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J. Herbin on Moleskine

A happy discovery as reported by Inkophile, a combiination of the right pen, nib and ink that was just right on a Moleskine. "The result was excellent. Not only is the writing nearly feather-free, the combination of ink color and … Continue reading

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15 ideas to help get you started

For those still unsure "Just a simple blog" offers 15 ideas to help you get started with your Moleskine. "1. Blog log…When I’m brainstorming post ideas, they go into their relevant notebooks, along with any other miscellanea related to each … Continue reading

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On Veteran’s Day

To commemorate Veterans’ Day, here are some overjoyed dogs greeting returning soldiers.  More at Mental Floss

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Okay, so there’s a little truth to this…

. Leslie S. sent this link, noted, "Okay, so there's a little truth to this…" 🙂 READ ON.

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Inspiration: Stefan Sagmeister on the power of time off

    Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio for a yearlong sabbatical to rejuvenate and refresh their creative outlook. He explains the often overlooked value of time off and shows the innovative projects inspired by his … 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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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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