November 2012

Moleskine notebooks & analog app bring you something new

Honest&Smile and Moleskine have partnered to bring you AbracadabraApp, the first Moleskine notebook plus analog application for iPhone. The ap

p consists of a small Moleskine notebook, a small mirror, transparent plastic filters in red, green and blue, and a plastic slider to position your iPhone on. Furthermore »

Monotype moves the Move-O-Meter for Hamilton Wood Type

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[Alyson Kuhn] Earlier this week, we publicized the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum’s impending move, for which they need to raise $250,000. This is a big number, to be sure. The museum is home to the world’s biggest collection of wood type: 1.5 million pieces. So with a donation of just 17¢, you (or anyone you know) can move one of those pieces. Guess what? Our friends at Monotype have just helped the Hamilton move almost 59,000 pieces of type…by donating $10,000.

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Birthday bonbons from Anthropologie

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[Alyson Kuhn] At the beginning of November, I received this postcard in the mail, offering me a birthday-month discount. The nice sentiment and nice lettering prompted me to pull out my Anthropologie folder, which is orange, with a typed label that simply says Anthropologie.

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Scotch is looking for their Most Gifted Wrapper

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Will it be our friend Shasta Garcia? That’s right, we have another friend in the running for the title of Scotch Most Gifted Wrapper. (You may remember that our own Alyson Kuhn competed two years ago.) Shasta submitted this video that caught the eyes of the Scotch team and led her to becoming a finalist.

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Creative Chain: Connecting creatives one link at a time, week 28

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[Emily Potts] Last week, we celebrated Thanksgiving in the U.S. This week, let’s give thanks for the creative minds that help make this world a better place to live. Today we celebrate the work of three people who are making beautiful, functional works of art. We ended the last chain with Till Wiedeck, so we lead off with a person near and dear to him. In his own words, Till is inspired by …

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Help support the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

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The Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum needs help. This treasure house of historic wood type is being forced to move from its location, has less than 90 days to do so, and doesn’t have the funds to do it. The moving costs are estimated to total $250,000, and though donations are coming in, there is a long way to go. You can support the museum by contributing here.

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