My dear friend picked up one of the original Midori Mini Cleaners on her last trip to Japan and I’ve been dying to have one ever since. So much so, that I emailed Jet Pens and begged for them to restock these. Then, last week, I got a tweet to let me know that the…
From the “Oh, God, No” files: A typewriter is modified to type in (argh!!!!) Comic Sans! (via FastCo Design)
Process Crayola from WIRED on Vimeo. A peek into how Crayola makes its iconic crayon. (via Wired on Vimeo)
For the Fall edition of the Colors subscription series, Field Notes is definitely keeping it under wraps, figuratively and literally. This collection is called “Unexposed” and sounds like it will feature a random assortment of books from a range of six possible covers. What do you think it will be? Are you annoyed or intrigued?
Leigh Reyes of My Life As A Verb put together a lovely video of her pen strokes along to the lyrics of Feathers by The Twilight Singers. Lovely.
Why Write is a sixteen minute Ted Talk from Master Penman Jake Weidmann waxing poetic about the love of penmanship and writing. (Shoutout to Fountain Pen Physicist for the link as I hadn’t yet seen this!)
Make your own Midori-style Traveler’s Notebook in any size (traditional Midori sizes or a leather cover perfectly sized for your Field Notes-sized books) with this great video tutorial: After you’ve made your own Midori-style TRaveler’s Notebook, don’t forget to check out my previous post about customizing your notebook. (Thanks to @mattwillgo for the tip)