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Happy Monday! This week is the last week of November, and it’s also the week that’s leading up to December. It’s a special planner week since many 2020 planners officially start right now or end of the week. Are you excited as we are to start your new 2020 planner? 🙌 Here is the reminder list of planner state dates sorted by time:Hightide Square Monthly: October 2019Hightide Les Agenda de L'Année: October 2019Hobonichi Weeks: 11/25/2019 (today)Minute Manager: 11/25/2019 (today)Traveler’s notebook 2020 Diary Weekly: 12/16/2019Hobonichi Cousin (Weekly schedule): 12/30/2019Hobonichi Cousin (Monthly schedule): December 2019Hobonichi Planner (Monthly schedule): December 2019MD Notebook Diary...

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Old school ballpoint pens. From top to bottom: Rabbit F220, Taiwan, released in 1966; Mitsubishi No.460, Japan, released in 1973; and Corniva 51, Italy, released in 1965. Most of these pens are still available since their original releases but we heard No.460 was discontinued earlier this May 😢It’s interesting these three pens from different countries have the same orange and black tip/cap, but it might not be a coincidence. BiC Orange was released in 1961 after BiC Cristal’s success in the 50’s. Rabbit F220 was the first ballpoint pen made locally in Taiwan and they made it really clear that...

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The Kuru Toga Mechanical Pencil by Uni. Each time you press and lift the pencil from the paper, the lead is slightly rotated by 9 degrees. With 40 presses, the lead makes a full 360 circle. In this video, we mark a white dot on the black section, and you can see the dot making a full circle back.Kuru Toga came out in 2008 and for the past 10 years, Uni has made many different versions such as metallic grip, sliding sleeve and soft grip. In 2017, Uni even came out with a new version that rotates twice as fast...

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Yoseka Stationery at The Standard. We are excited to announce that next month we will be working with The Standard, East Village to set up a Gifting Room in the Private Dining Room of Narcissa restaurant, right beside the hotel's Winter Garden. We will take over a room and fill it up with stationery, paper, cards, small gifts, and wrapping workshops.The space will not be the same as our shop in Sunnyside. It will be more interactive and casual, similar to our own workshops, with specialty winter cocktails, wines, beer and bites available for purchase while you wrap. We will be teaching wrapping techniques throughout...

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Hightide Diary Minute Manager. Last week, we added our final additions of 2020 planners from Hightide. You might be familiar with many of Hightide’s stationery such as marble tray, Nahe bag and Penco clips from our previous introductions. Minute Manager started in 2002, and the design is an extension of Penco, which is heavily inspired by the American stationery in the 50s-60s.Just like Hightide’s other stationery. Their planners are simple, functional and aesthetically pleasing. Minute Manager features a sturdy vinyl cover with an additional pocket to keep personal items. The planner comes with yearly overview, monthly pages, weekly pages, and...

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