Andy Welfle says:
Field Notes is a stylish little pocket notebook inspired by "the vanishing subgenre of agricultural memo books, ornate pocket ledgers and the simple, unassuming beauty of a well-crafted grocery list," according to their website. What's more, they use graph paper, which is fairly rare, and they are pretty darn durable, too. (I'm not affiliated with the company, but I am a fan)
I bought a pack, and here are some photos of when I accidentally sent one through the washer. It did fall apart, but I was still able to pick the pages apart and transcribe my important notes to a new one.
And in case you want to see a review, I just posted one to my blog at Pencil Things (Where I had the review of the Eberhard Faber Blackwing you picked up in September):
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
The Lytro Illum dares to be different, boasting even more robust features than its first generation predecessor and a sleek design reminiscent of professional DSLRs. What’s so cool about it? Most cameras capture the position of light rays, producing a statoc 2D image.
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