Paw Prints — Blackwing

Pencil waffle, volumes six to nineteen

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

Now, everyone loves a Blackwing, when we can get our hands on them - everyone who is into a bit of groovy graphite, at least. Here are some really special specials.

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All white?

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

I’ve been going through a white period. My desk is white, in fact most of the office furniture is white. This year, I’ve been taking notes (with white implements) in a large white notebook and a medium-sized notebook. Madness.I’m smitten with Blackwing. I’m an avid user of graphite and fountain pens, and so actively seek paper that works well with both. Enter the Blackwing Slate (the medium-sized one.) 8.25 by 5 inches. “The Blackwing Slate's cover is made from a smooth, matte pearl coloured polymer designed to take daily wear and tear without sacrifice of form or function. In keeping...

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My top 5 in stationery for 2020

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

Well, 2020 has been a shocker, hasn't it? I'm glad to see the back of it and hoping that 2021 brings better things.

I want to end the year on a positive though, so I'm going to share with you my top 5 items of stationery from 2020. A couple are old favourites that will make the list any year; the rest are things that are new (or at least new to me) this year.

In no particular order...

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The Japanese White Collection

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

First up - Field Notes Fanatics. We know. We want them to arrive too. The truth is, that in normal times, Field Notes HQ in Chicago bring in extra pairs of hands for New Edition despatch. Thing is, these are not normal times. Safety of customer and crew is top priority, and so despatch from the Windy City is not as speedy as normal. Please bear with us. As soon as we have these lovely new Letterpress editions, we will bounce them straight out to you.Stuart has officially entered his white period. Ikea may be to blame, with all that...

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The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

First - a customer service announcement. Clare is taking richly-deserved time off. The UK office was closed from 3-7 August and will be again from 24-28 August. No orders will be despatched during these weeks. By all means order away, and everything will go out on the Monday following. I (Stu) will be monitoring email and social from the mountain hideaway - so any problems, yell.Now then, the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch. (HHGOA) From memory, these were released in February, and I have finally got hold of one in August - so this is hardly a hot-take.Regrettably, it’s not...

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