Successful upgrade of our website software! We’ll work on the eyecandy gradually (been saying that for years). Some things you’ll notice immediately:
– Advanced, AJAX-driven “One Page Checkout” system for quick checkout
– Automatic saving of shopping cart content (so if customers close their browser by mistake, the products are still there)
– more efficient search function
– Pinterest Integration
– AddThis buttons to allow customers to easily share a page on a social network, through Twitter, via e-mail, etc.
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This is a major upgrade of the system from performance improvements, code “clean-up” and virtually every file was updated. If you noticed any bugs please let us know. Thank you!
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Various links we shared via our social network accounts for September 2013:
If you love books, I suggest you follow Ms. A. Comprendio’s Instagram account.
Two familiar names, twitter user @aya_dalumpines & @foureyedwonder, co-founders of Katha Magazine. Check out their maiden issue!
Re-imagining Creativity. Katha Magazine celebrates Filipino creatives and their boundless imagination.
Ms. Tatin Yang’s Field Notes pencil spotted at Katha Magazine Issue 01.
Re-imagining Creativity. Image from Katha Magazine, celebrates Filipino creatives and their boundless imagination.
via Instagram @kimiberr. Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde, 2nd-hand book inscription:
It also came with this.
May you lead a fairy-tale life when you go to the land of fairy tales.
Most poets and writers are fascinated with these stories, and I hope that you’d like this. Bon voyage! Belated H-bday too. Some (N)”
This is why I love buying old books. It’s like I’m peering into some one else’s life and not just through the stories I read but through the little inscriptions, earmarks, notes, and dedications of past owners and givers like these. Makes the world smaller but a bit more vast all at the same time.
Crissey via Facebook sketching on a Fashionary Neon Light.
Sketching on my new @fashionary Neon Light from @AvalonPH ! Giveaway on my blog soon Thank you @AvalonPH #fashion #art #illustration #drawing #inking #fashionillustration #fashionary
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Various links we shared via our social network accounts for August 2013:
August 15: Found on the web http://fuckyeahbookarts.tumblr.com/
“A blog for creative types interested in the (un)conventional world of Book Arts! Posts here will feature artist’s books, illustration, book binding, typography, sketch-booking, scrap-booking, print-making, paper making, altered books, how to guides, zines, paper engineering and more!”
August 17: Recommended viewing to our journal / notebook buyers. Bullet Journal
August 18: Let’s play a game. Name the book based on its word cloud. Post your scores! http://www.sporcle.com/games/ubergerber/word-cloud-titles
August 21: How does reading affect your senses? From one of our dear customers, Reading: A Feast for the Senses –http://jennifernon.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/reading-a-feast-for-the-senses/
August 23: The Manly Tradition of the Pocket Notebook –http://www.artofmanliness.com/2010/08/23/the-manly-tradition-of-the-pocket-notebook/
And we leave you with image of the month from Twitter user @lilynovels
Books + Cat combo, from Twitter user @lilynovels
All images from their appropriate linked website.