NEW WEBSITE FIND: Ohh Dear

Hello! Sorry I’ve been a bit quiet for a couple of weeks. It all got a bit busy, and then I was on holiday, skiing in the French Alps. Anyway, now I’m home, and back on it! The other day, a friend tweeted a link to this website (thanks Gav, if you read this!) and… Read more »

Skull n Cross Phones

Ok, that doesn’t *quite* work, but I’m trying to illustrate is how brilliant these iPhone shaped notebooks are from Paperscreen, which I originally saw on Ed Jelley. Such a good idea. Very geeky, but I think it would look very satisfying on my desk! Would also be great if they provided an elastic so you could hold your… Read more »

P-Push it real good: a push pin post

This post was inspired by this cork globe: It was designed by Chiaki Kawakami for Suck UK and can be used as both a globe to document your travels on, or as a normal pin board. This got me thinking about push pins, and here are some of the best ones I found: These are… Read more »

Clip bored…

Generally I think of clipboards as this: Now, there’s nothing wrong with that I suppose, but it’s pretty boring and doesn’t inspire me much. Then recently, I came across this picture… …and saw how great clipboards can look! They can be used really effectively to display things, whether it’s art; you could clip a print… Read more »

Pilot Pen Set… Help!

Am I going mental?! I have such a vivid memory of a Pilot Pen Set that my best friend got for Christmas when we were younger… Maybe 10 or, so this is mid ’90s. I was SO jealous. It was an assorted set that had every pilot pen you could possibly dream about… or at… Read more »

‘TACHE CARDS

How great are these! And my favourite: Doo Daa Studios are based in Brooklyn, NY and I think their Moustache cards are prettttty fun! They’re a tad pricey at $5.50 each, but they do do a set of 8 for $27.50 (about £17).

SMUG visit

I visited SMUG  a few weeks ago to do a Lino printing workshop and slightly fell in love with it, so thought I’d go back for a proper visit last weekend. It’s in the lovely Camden Passage in Islington, and here is what it looks like: It’s run by Lizzie Evans (you can read all… Read more »

Masking (a window with) tape

I walked past this window in Islington the other was and was impressed by this novel way of using stationery! This person has created a cool (and cheap!) pattern using masking tape to act as a sort of window shutter to stop people on the street staring in! They probably didn’t appreciate me taking a… Read more »

Rain, rain go away…

All this horrible weather (for those of you reading elsewhere, the UK has been even rainier than usual of late) has got me thinking about notebooks that can handle the wet weather. So after a bit of research, here’s my picks: And I’ve written about this one before: They’ve also recently made a series of… Read more »