Curious gifts for thoughtful people

Stationery Fever: From Paper Clips to Pencils and Everything in Between


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This beautifully designed book shows how the seemingly mundane objects that populate desks and cubicles everywhere are now being re-imagined as collector's items. And as today's trendsetting artists and designers increasingly return to non-digital techniques and methods, letterpress stationery, typewriters, and ink pens have developed the cache of vintage fashion and cars.

Organized like your favourite stationery store - pencils, pens, notebooks, erasers, greeting cards, school supplies, etc. - Stationery Fever features exquisitely photographed objects that transcend the decades since laptops took over most of our office needs. Each chapter highlights distinct objects and features a store that specialises in that category. Along the way, you'll learn the history of the lined notebook, the proper way to sharpen a pencil, and the story of how postcards came to be. Whether you're stuffing a college backpack or decorating your home office, this book will appeal to lovers of lo-fi and bespoke objects alike.

Hardback, 205 pages.
Measures 27.6 x 21.7 cm.