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Diamond Memo by Midori. This modest looking memo was first introduced in 1961. It was during a time when memo pads were commonly used on tables only. After the war, businesses were blooming in Japan with many white-collar jobs created. And Diamond Memo was designed exactly for those jobs. The cover is waterproof, and it is made to fit perfectly in the shirt pocket — short enough to hide but easy to take out. Each page is lined with four clear sections. There are many ways to utilize the four sections. With two pages, it’s a week at a glance....

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Happy April! Last month, lots of exciting new additions to our collections. From top left to right:MD Journal FrameMD Drawing KitNotebooks from LifeFriXion markersLamy 2000 series - Fountain Pen and Mechanical PencilPentel PG5Energel InfreeFountain pens from Fine WritingPins from superB studioEditor’s Series by StalogyNew washi tapesMost of them are online and in store for testing. Some limited editions items will be available in store only. 

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This week, we are really excited to feature new pens from Fine Writing International!Bronze Age is the latest limited series by them. The design is inspired by a Chinese mythical beast called Taotie, a monster and also a popular motif on many bronze vessels during Chinese Bronze Age.FWI believes in user experience, and you can really feel that in their pens. The threads on the pen are hardly noticeable. The pen has a comfortable size and a balanced weight. The brass adds a little more weight to the pen, and overall the pen is really comfortable to hold and easy to write. The cap...

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Craft Design Technology is a stationery design company. They work with established manufacturers in Japan to incorporate their design on top of the existing standard products -- using the traditional mint green color to give them a refreshing but futuristic look. You can find the counterpart of each of their product, but CDT’s is always the more refined, prettier version that feels much nicer in your hand. "When you change your stationery, your desktop transforms. And when one person, then another, starts to focus on the details… The entire office space is transformed.” — CDT

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Our logo on Yoseka Notebook. Thank you @penaddict for the great Yoseka Notebook first impression review yesterday! Before listening to the podcast, we were really excited, but also a little nervous. On the podcast, Brad gave really nice words for our notebook — and mentioned how great it works with fountain pens and pencils when he tried it. We were thrilled and moved after the podcast. Looking forward to the more in depth review on different fountain pens in the future. Thank you Cory @penpostings for making the intro and encouraging us to reach out, and thank you for everyone who listened to the...

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