Posts Tagged: LoFi

Trove Slim Wallet Review

I don’t understand Giant Wallet Syndrome™ – the need to carry all of your cards, all of the time, in your wallet, and in your back pocket. For example: When I started working in London, catching the tube everyday I became aware of the vulnerability of carrying all my cards and finances in my back pocket, Continue Reading

Aged to Perfection – Fisher Space Pen

In a world where we consume and replace items at an alarming rate, and where there is a multi-billion dollar industry in protective cases for our devices it feels as if almost everything we carry is new and blemish free. Which is why I love items such as the iPhone in my original Aged to Continue Reading

Three Rules of Proper Notebook Management

I stumbled across an interesting website this week: First Today, Then Tomorrow, written by professional writer Randy Murray. I’m still perusing the articles, but I was taken by three articles entitled Three Rules of Proper Notebook Management: What To Write In Your Notebook The Best Notebook To Use What To Do With Filled Notebooks With so Continue Reading

Field Notes – From Seed

I love Field Notes, and I love Draplin, and this is just wonderful. I have a ‘thing’ for early 20th century American graphic design; I love the bold flat colours, the typography with it’s mix of slab and script typefaces, and the wonderfully simple yet incredibly strong logos. The Field Notes Memo Archive is an Continue Reading

Typewriters

I love this image that I just came across on The Well Appointed Desk; it combines my love of old technology with some of my favourite authors. There is one striking omission for me; that of my favourite author William Gibson who wrote the cyberpunk classic Neuromancer on an manual typer writer of 1930s vintage. Continue Reading

How A Pencil Is Made

I’ve owned stupidly expensive fountain pens, I’ve tried all kinds of roller gel ball pen things, I’ve used pens that can write upside down and underwater, but none come close to the simple perfection of a wood case pencil. I didn’t realise quite so much went into making them however.