Our New Studio Shop

Things we’ve learned since setting up shop here: 1. Chicken is still the most popular member of our team. 2. Raccoons, while slow moving, are terrifying and fearless creatures.   It’s been two weeks since we opened up here at 290 Gerrard Street East, and while the to do lists never end, it’s been a … [Read more…]

What’s in My Pen Roll: Fall Currently Inked

Fall! My favourite time of year. What stationery nerd doesn’t appreciate this season of fresh supplies and new beginnings? We’ve begun nearing the end of unpacking all the boxes, although I will admit an undisclosed number of boxes have been relegated to basement storage, unopened. There have been some lovely surprises – boxes of books, … [Read more…]

The Cabbagetown Festival

The Cabbagetown Arts and Crafts Festival was this past weekend, and had a table! The Cabbagetown Business Improvement Association (BIA) is quite well established and organized, and set us up with a table, even though our shop only opened up four days before the festival.* It was pretty chilly both days, but I think for … [Read more…]

Opus 88 Fountain Pens

Opus 88 Picnic Koloro Toronto Canada

Our newest pen line is Opus 88, a Taiwanese brand I’m pretty excited to share more about, especially because we’ve been waiting for so long to finally get our shipment in. They’re great looking pens, but what’s most interesting about them is that they feature the Japanese style eyedropper filling mechanism, and each pen comes … [Read more…]