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  • Happy Thanksgiving!
    November 27th, 2013
    Here's hoping to a happy Thanksgiving for everyone... fingers crossed that it'll be a safe day full of friends, family and/or stuffing ourselves silly. Posts will return as usual on…
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  • Frame Drawing Pad
    November 12th, 2013
    A quick framing job is just what your drawings need, because, let's face it, you're not a famous artist (yet). I'd suggest scattering a few of these around the house…
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  • Brass Alphabet Bookmark
    October 23rd, 2013
    Midori just keeps making brass desktop tools that are hard to resist. And this one packs a double function: use as a bookmark and as a stencil. Even if your…
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  • ‘Errare’ Eraser
    October 15th, 2013
    For those days when you really screw up, pick up this eraser and read the notable latin phrase aloud: "Errare humanum est." That translates into 'To err is human' if…
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  • Alphabet Notebooks by Monotype
    October 7th, 2013
    Pick your favorite letter from this set of Alphabet notebooks by Monotype. Each notebook features one letter (A-Z) from the Monotype library printed in silver to GF Smith Colorplan stocks.…
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  • Miller Planisphere
    September 16th, 2013
    Most of us can recognize the major constellations (Orion, the Big Dipper, etc.) but if we arm ourselves with the flat, plastic disc of the Miller Planisphere, we'll be able…
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  • The Pattern Box: 100 Postcards
    August 26th, 2013
    If you like patterns and postcards, you'd best snap up this box set now. Curated by New York City's Textile Arts Center, this collection has one hundred designs from ten…
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  • Brass Clip Number
    July 29th, 2013
    The Midori collection over at baum-kuchen has me adding a few desk accessories to my shopping list, namely, these brass clip numbers. Each clip is made of solid brass and…
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  • Telegram Thank You Cards
    July 10th, 2013
    There's a vague sense of responsibility I feel every time I come across decent Thank You cards, almost like I'm a schoolmarm rapping knuckles of anyone not writing their letters…
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  • Tiny Letterpress Cards
    June 26th, 2013
    You never know when you might need a small card to say the word(s) you'd rather not say in person, or (even worse) in an email. Cards are an endearing…
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  • Musguard
    June 13th, 2013
    If you ride a bike, you need a fender, and if you need a fender, you probably will like the Musguard, a removable, rollable, polypropylene bicycle fender. Simple as can…
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  • Happy Memorial Day!
    May 27th, 2013
    Happy Memorial Day! We'll return tomorrow with regularly scheduled posts. Shown above: Star Spangled Spatula, now available in red, blue, black, or white, $10.00, in addition to the Stainless Steel…
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  • Loop Tea Strainer
    May 22nd, 2013
    Another tea strainer. Aren't you excited? I know how important it is to you, that perfect (elusive?) cup of tea, and Kinto has yet another option to consider. This stick-shaped…
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  • Pixelivery Tshirts
    May 10th, 2013
    Let's pause for a moment to appreciate all things pixelated. Particularly, your home state pixelated on a T-shirt. Pixelivery were kind enough to send me a Texas shirt, and it…
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  • Cats Let Nothing Darken Their Roar Prints, Card, Custom
    April 25th, 2013
    Yes, we all know and love the calendar, but now Cats Let Nothing Darken Their Roar has added prints, cards, and custom made phrases to their product selection. Choose between…
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