Stationery: The Magazine

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Seriously, the Japanese know that stationery items are worthy of just as much love as fashion. This is one volume of the Stationery magazine that a friend brought back from Japan for me. Its over 100 pages of stationery porn. Other issues can be found on Amazon.co.jp if you can navigate the Kanji.

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Inside are beautiful photos of products that fans of JetPens may have seen and many products that may be new as well. More things I can covet, for sure!

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There was a fabulous story about a man who collected red/blue pencils and vintage pencils. So cool to see how he had mounted them to board with elastics (plotting my own way to display my vintage pencil collection now!).

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There was even a page that featured all the colors available of the Pilot Hi-Tec C and the Kuretake Zig CocoIro Pens.

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Look at all those pages! I am going to go ahead and try to order other issues because this magazine is totally made for me! Does anyone else know a domestic source for these magazines?

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  1. The Stationery Magazine is absolutely amazing. I can’t read Japanese but it is worth buying for the photos alone. Vintage items, used erasers, pencils sharpened with a knife – simply marvellous!

    I don’t have a domestic (US) source but have ordered my copies at Bundoki in Japan – they take orders in English via email (I’m not affiliated with Bundoki, just a very happy customer).

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