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The Post-it Note – Daydream-inspired Stationery

By on December 10, 2015 in Desktop Essentials, Post-It Notes with 0 Comments
The Post-it Note – Daydream-inspired Stationery

Did you know that the world-famous Post-it note was the result of someone having a day-dream? One Sunday morning in 1974 a man called Arthur Fry, an engineer working for the company 3M, sat in the front pews of a Presbyterian church in the USA. A regular member of the church choir, he was in […]

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Post-it House

By on April 25, 2014 in Post-It Notes with 0 Comments

Post-it notes are useful, and most of us like to keep a few handy. But 14,000 of them stuck all over the house? That was the scene that greeted newlyweds Jamie and Emily Pharro when they returned to their Lincolnshire home from honeymoon in Italy. Friend and practical joker Paul Stanley had spent eight hours […]

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Post-it Modernism

By on April 11, 2013 in Desktop Essentials, Post-It Notes with 0 Comments
Post-it Modernism

It’s 45 years since American scientist Dr Spencer Silver invented a unique, repositional glue, and ever since the now world-famous Post-it note has been going from strength to strength. There are now entire websites devoted to this essential office stationery item, which has been used to send everything from romantic messages and wedding proposals to […]

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Stick It to the Mario

By on August 26, 2012 in Post-It Notes with 0 Comments

Nintendo poster “boy” Mario is given the Post-it Note stop-motion treatment by filmmaker FinalCutKing.

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Snack Memos

Snack Memos

We’re not sure how to buy these nacho memo notes because we don’t speak Korean, but they look fun. * * * Notebooks Memo pads Note blocks Post-it Notes

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Post-Riot Post-its

By on August 17, 2011 in Post-It Notes with 0 Comments
Post-Riot Post-its

Last week in a riot-hungover Peckham, a looted shop front became a notice board to be covered with Post-it notes with messages of communal unity and anti-rioter sentiment.

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Multi-participant Post-it Installation

By on July 31, 2011 in Post-It Notes with 0 Comments

Brazil’s Galeria Melissa hosts a public/corporate installation called ‘Melissa Power of Love’ which involved 5 different animators and the contributions of over 30,000 participants who offered private love wishes on Post-it notes. The following is a stop-motion representation of the installation.

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Desk Accessorize

By on July 26, 2011 in Post-It Notes with 0 Comments
Desk Accessorize

Designers at 3M have gone all camp and come up with a handbag-shaped Post-it Note dispenser. It dispenses standard 76x76mm Post-it Notes.

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Remembrance of Things Almost Past

By on June 23, 2011 in Post-It Notes with 0 Comments
Remembrance of Things Almost Past

Stationery heaven: an almost defunct office object gets resurrected via an office supplies archetype. These SUCK UK sticky notes extol the venerable 3.5” floppy disk. Their time was distinctly technological, but also pre-millennial, pre-New Labour and a bit clunky. Now it’s all about cloud data storage, super-injunctions and frightening change. We still sell floppy disks, […]

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Post-it Note Monsters

By on June 21, 2011 in Post-It Notes with 0 Comments
Post-it Note Monsters

Don Ken draws monster illustrations on Post-it Notes in his spare time. “It is a little window into a different world, made on office supplies.”

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