Month: December 2011

Field Notes Brand now in the Philippines

“I’m not writing it down to remember it later,

I’m writing it down to remember it now.” 

INSPIRED BY the vanishing subgenre of agricultural memo books, ornate pocket ledgers and the simple, unassuming beauty of a well-crafted grocery list, the Draplin Design Company, Portland, Oregon in conjunction with Coudal Partners of Chicago, Illinois bring you “FIELD NOTES” in hopes of offering, “An honest memo book, worth fillin’ up with GOOD INFORMATION.”

Now available in the Philippines and exclusive on

Proudly Printed and Manufactured in the U.S.A. Original 3-pack now available and ready for checkout here.


TECHNOTEAPOT: A Gothic and Steampunk Tea Party


Art Exhibit Featuring the Works of

Dione D’Souza | Maku Felix | Isobel Francisco

With the Special Participation of Dokissaten Maid & Butler Café
Featuring the Live Performance of Similarobjects
and DR. SKETCHY’S Anti-Art School Manila
December 8-10, 2011
LRI Design Plaza, 2nd Flr, Nicanor Garcia St., Makati City

For more details, visit their Facebook Event page here.

Greetings. We are SPIDERSILK PRODUCTIONS, a trio of feisty and
fearless arachnids ready to make our debut on December 8 to 10, 2011 at LRI DESIGN PLAZA, Makati City.

More than an exhibit, TECHNOTEAPOT is a glamorous tea party that features live performances, stylized refreshments, exclusive works and merchandise from talented partners and participants, and elegant service courtesy of the events company Dokissaten Maid & Butler Café.

With this special event, we intend to reveal our various works of art, and also the talents of other wonderful individuals coming together, to bring to life the gothic and steampunk glory as they envision it.

We wish to formally invite you to our night of magic and spectacle. Dressing up for the occasion is highly encouraged, and surprises await those most faithful to the theme.

[ADMISSION IS FREE] will be there showcasing our various novelty products like Oracle cards, Moleskine, Fashionary and others. Drop by and say hi!


Moleskine Weekly Diary/Planner 2012 Giveaway!

Win a Moleskine 2012 Large Weekly Planner (Horizontal, Hardbound)!

The Moleskine 2012 Large Weekly Planner Horizontal is dated from January 2012 to December 2012. Formatted in a horizontal format to show each week on a two page spread (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday on the left page, Thursday, Friday and Saturday/Sunday on the right side), this popular planner style is perfect to have the week at a glance. The expandable inner pocket houses an address book of 28 lined pages with laminated alphabetical labels. You can remove and use it again in the years to come.

Every Moleskine product is thread bound and has a cardboard bound cover with rounded corners, acid free paper, a bookmark, an elastic closure and an expandable inner pocket that contains the Moleskine history.

Mechanics. Do at least one of the following:

1. Leave a comment below this post answering:

What are you thankful for this year 2011?

(+1 point / Bonus +3 points if we like your answer. We will not disclose if you get the +3.)

Note: Updated to “2011”, it was previously encoded as 2012. So if the comments section sounded a little off the question it’s our fault. Will still count as valid entries. Sorry about that.

2. Blog about this giveaway with your answer for #1 linking back to this post. Please enter the link of your blog entry in the comments below. (+3 points)

3. Twitter (+1 point). Just tweet: Win a Moleskine 2012 Weekly Planner Horizontal Large courtesy of @avalonph! Details:

4. Tumblr (+1 point). Check out and reblog the specific Moleskine Weekly Planner 2012 entry posted in this Tumblr link. No follows required.

5. Google+. Share our contest link. “Sharing” through Google+ is the only requirement but it would be easier to track it if you add us first. (+2 points)

6. We would like to personally hear from you! Send us a private random sensible message (+2 points). Ask us anything! Where did you hear about Who recommended it to you? Which products from our past excited you most? Your earliest memory of us? Send us interesting stories about your experience/discovery. Please use this link. Enter Subject: Moleskine Giveaway.

7. Maximum of 12 possible valid entries. All valid entries from our previous Moleskine Star Wars Giveaway will be added to the final entries list, so it is possible you’d have more than 12 points.

– This giveaway is open only to residents of the Philippines with an address that is serviceable by major couriers.

– Giveaway starts on Dec. 4 (Sunday), ends on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:00pm (Manila time). All valid entries will be tallied and a winner drawn via a List Randomizer website. We will announce the winner within 36-48 hours (or asap). Winner must respond within a reasonable period, preferably 2-3 working days.

We will not answer inquiries about the number of entries you entered. We are very efficient in monitoring giveaway entries so do not worry. We will not notify a user if his entry is invalid. reserves the right to invalidate entries that are considered ‘dubious’, ‘malicious’ or from ‘fake’ accounts.

– Upon willfully engaging an entry to this giveaway you are waiving all rights to contest the rules, our handling of this giveaway and the results. COMMON SENSE apply on all disputes, loopholes and oversights. is the SOLE arbiter to decide which entry is valid. reserves the right not to really change, but to fine-tune the mechanics as we see fit during the duration of the giveaway.

Good luck and have a joyous 2011 December!

Moleskine Photo credit: Jacq Cole. Inside page photos for reference only.