Friday, April 5th, 2013

6:00 am

‘Empty Bamboo’ Stationery Set by Yu Jian


A simple idea executed beautifully, designer Yu Jian offers this set, ‘Empty Bamboo’, to Designboom as part of their ‘DIY Submissions’ series. Hollow bamboo stems are applied to metal pieces to create solid bodies for USB sticks, staplers, tape dispensers,…

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Thursday, November 29th, 2012

6:07 pm

Porter for N. Hoolywood Pencase and Wallet


Japan based N.Hoolywood and Porter collaborate on the release of a pencase and wallet. Both the wallet and pen case come in khaki brown and black respectively and feature embossed texture on calf leather as well. The ’Pilots Navigation Kit’ is gilded in gold on…

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Monday, March 7th, 2011

3:30 pm

Pancake & Franks Letterpress Box Set


Pancake & Franks, run by Stacy Pancake, makes superb recycled letterpress greeting cards in San Francisco, CA. Given that we like both letterpress and small companies that strive for sustainability, our interest is natural. Also natural is our love of…

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Friday, October 15th, 2010

“Stationery Design Now!” Book


We’re old fashioned guys. So, despite an increasingly digital world we still believe in letterhead. And, we still believe in the power of handwritten notes. Stationery Design Now! proves that graphic designers haven’t forgotten about those things either. The book,…

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Friday, August 20th, 2010

2:42 pm

Polaroid Note Cards

selectism - Polaroid Note Cards

Polaroid love is everywhere these days. PAFA, in Philadelphia, has a winning exhibition of Warhol’s Polaroid’s up at the moment. Several brands have used the medium in social marketing pushes. And, now, wise folks have employed the aesthetic for a…

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Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

10:23 pm

Skrepkus Paper Clip

selectism - Skrepkus Paper Clip

Despite a stated love for staplers amongst some of our readership (MW, that’s you), paper clips find work at Selectism’s mid-Atlantic HQ. The Skrepkus paper clip elegantly incorporates three sizes into a single tool, minimizing desk clutter and dressing up…

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Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

7:57 pm

Giles Deacon Cards for Smythson

Selectism - Giles Deacon Cards for Smythson

Wallpaper* brings word on new notlets by Giles Deacon for luxury leather goods maker, Smythson. “His latest creation is a set of correspondence cards for stalwarts of the stationery scene, Smythson. Giles has penned five signed couture sketches, sold in…

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