Yoseka Stationery Blog | Get Your Daily Dose of Asian Stationery News RSS

A few months ago, Halt’s brand representative from Japan visited our store to introduce their new stationery product to us. They were really kind and we were really flattered they stopped by our store for a visit. We are so new and small, but they like what we do. It is really honoring when a new brand from far away believes in what we do 😊 Also they give us delicious chocolate and amazing cookies 😂 These are all the styles we have in store and the next post will show how they are used. The Halt sticker is a circular...

Read more

Pentel Kerry mechanical pencil. Kerry was first introduced in 1971 and named ‘万年CIL’ (Kerry). The term ‘万年’ implies fountain pen, and that’s what Pentel had in mind. Around the same period, Pilot had come up with many pocket-sized fountain pens such as Vanishing Point and the Elite series. And just like the Elite series, Kerry features small body with a long cap. When the pen is capped, the cap extends the small body to regular size, and the tip of the cap becomes the push button for the mechanical pencil. The body is thicker than a normal pencil especially near...

Read more

This month, we are excited to have two Calligraphy workshops with Sored and Becky. More new works from Queens artists, and lots of new pens and new arrivals in store. Open Workshops Watercolor Lettering - Friday Night from 7pm to 10pm, February 22nd. No prior experience required.           Queens Artists Miwa NeishiMiwa is a ceramics artist originally from Tokyo and now living in Sunnyside. She creates her art pieces just a few blocks away from us at Sculpture Space NYC. Each of her work is unique and an abstract mix of Japanese tradition and pop elements that...

Read more

We are really excited to kick off our year with an amazing lineup. All of the pens are available for testing in our Sunnyside store in Queens, New York.Fountain Pen:- TWSBI Emerald Green- Pilot Custom 823- Pilot Justus- Pilot Falcon- Pilot Vanishing Point- Kaweco Sports - New Colors- OHTO Tasche fountain penPen:- Brilliant ballpoint pen by Hightide- FriXion 0.38mmMechanical Pencil:- Mono Graph shaker- Uni Mitsubishi 2.0mm lead holder Cards:- New cards from Spaghetti & Meatballs- New cards from PingOther:- Arch Foam eraser- 5 minutes sand glass by Hightide- Mini Tool Box- Mr. Germ hand stamp- 60 new FriXion stamps- Automatic...

Read more

From left to right: 趣味の文具箱 Vol 48 (Hobby Stationery Box Vol.48): This edition features some of our favorite Japanese stationery stores, and many great stationery that are under 1000 USD. Browsing the pictures is quite satisfying, and it’s always great to learn what each writer’s favorite pen is and why. 老時代文具 (Vintage Stationery): The book re-introduces stationery items over the past 100 years. Some items simply become outdated, but some evolve through time. It’s really cool to see some old posters and vintage designs. ほぼ日手帳公式ガイドブック 2019 (Hobonichi Techo Official Guidebook 2019): The book goes through the different cover designs, and interviews...

Read more