All posts tagged: stationary

RAD AND HUNGRY: The Something Mighty Collection

There is something so niche, so obsessive, so old school about The Something Mighty Collection from Seattle-based RAD AND HUNGRY. Launched late last year, this monthly series includes a carefully curated and packaged group of travel-inspired, locally sourced stationary items found by RAD AND HUNGRY founders (and unabashed consumerists) Sam Alston and Hen Chung. According to the team, “We’re taken by the concept that simple, daily items are given new meaning through travel. It transforms the mundane into something inspired.” Each new supply kit is based on a different country and includes a writing instrument, paper good, mystery item, and other surprises. Previous kits have included treats such as Mexican pencils, Korean white out tape, and German paperclips. Starting this month, the Panama Kit comes with a colorful Cuaderno Balboa (notebook), two Facela triangular pencils, and an eraser protector, wrapped up with obvious care in brown kraft paper. Kits are $16.00 a pop, or you can set up a quarterly or yearly subscription. You aren’t just paying for the goods themselves, as fun as they may …

MeebleMail Email Stationery

While there is nothing like getting a real note in the mail that has been signed, sealed, and delivered (I’m yours!), it’s a reality that most of our correspondence these days is over email. To ease the pain, add a little flair to your emails with the e-stationery designs from MeebleMail. The site offers patterns from fashion designer Trina Turk, interior designer Celerie Kemble, and others, in categories ranging from “Animals” to “Tweens”. After you set up an account, select a pattern, and personalize the language, the design can be inserted directly into Gmail, AOL, Hotmail (Live.com and MSN.com), and Yahoo! Mail accounts. When I gave MeebleMail a trial run, I thought picking the pattern and setting up the stationery on Gmail was easy enough, although I always dread having to create another password to remember. Each design, with unlimited personalization changes, costs $4.99 and is yours to have for a year. Warning: Dressing up your email is not a suitable replacement for sending your wife (partner, husband) a birthday, anniversary, or Valentines Day card. …