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The Messograf Pen

The Messograf Pen

Your average guy uses an an average pen: unremarkable and cheap. It writes, and that's the extent of its talents (maybe you occasionally use it to pen...

Leather Cord Wraps

Leather Cord Wraps

Crafted from premium soft leather, the Leather Cord Wrap is the perfect way to pay some attention to all your cords and cables when you’re on the go. It holds three cables and two plugs and has a button-sealed pouch for other random accessories. Perfect for not having your cord...

Rhone's Ranger Shorts Are the Only Shorts You'll Need This Summer

Rhone's Ranger Shorts Are the Only Shorts You'll Need This Summer

Summer can include a great many activities: hiking, camping, golfing, grilling, and general outdoor relaxation. Be ready for it all with Rhone’s Ranger Golf and Hiking Shorts. Made from specially engineered performance twill, these shorts are flexible, water repellent, durable, and ideal for just about anything you’re doing this summer. The center gusset allows them to move with you, so you won’t feel constricted on a backswing or while gathering wood for a campfire, and the lock down media pocket lets you keep your phone secure while you’re active. Every detail has been thought out. They’re the shorts with a thousand possibilities.

Shit I Gotta Fucking Get Done Notebooks

Shit I Gotta Fucking Get Done Notebooks

Calling your to-do list by another name isn’t going to change the way you feel about it. Whether it’s your “Honey Do List” for stuff around the house or a “Productivity Schedule” for the office, in your mind everything gets filed under the same list: Shit I Gotta Fuck...

The Desk Caddy

The Desk Caddy

For a rustic way to store all those stray pens, scissors, and desk accessories, slap The Desk Caddy down on top of your work space. Available in three different sizes (Medium, Large, and Epic), each Desk Caddy is made from reclaimed wood from houses in Philadelphia that were buil...

Gun Cylinder Pen Holder

Gun Cylinder Pen Holder

The pen may be mightier than the sword, but we're not sure how that Bic would fare against a loaded handgun. This Gun Cylinder Pen Holder is a sign that your words mean business. The cast aluminum desk accessory can store six or more of your writing weapons depending on their siz...

Mover and Shaker Pens Are Lightweight But Strong

Mover and Shaker Pens Are Lightweight But Strong

Don’t let their machine shop looks fool you, the Mover and Shaker pens are lightweight and agile writing instruments. Crafted from 7075 aluminum, each of these pens is extremely strong and durable without being too heavy for elongated periods of writing. Each pen features a s...

Goods: Back to Business

Goods: Back to Business

To prepare yourself for success, you need the right tools. As your mind switches back into work mode, we recommend giving your office gear a little refresher. Pick up some new earbuds, a pen, and any other items we’ve assembled here to make it a bit more bearable to get back to...

Back To Business Sale

Back To Business Sale

Now that you've had your fair share of sun, surf, and adult frozen beverages, it's time to get back to business. To inspire yourself to actually want to work, consider refreshing your work gear. We've rounded up some of our favorite work-related products in the Cool Material Shop...

The Writer's Block is Funded

The Writer's Block is Funded

We're extremely pleased to announce that the Writer's Block—our manually machined desk accessory for your pen and notebooks (or device)—reached its funding goal on Kickstarter! This means you can now back it without fear of the project not being completed and rest assured you...

The Toughest Mechanical Pencils Ever

The Toughest Mechanical Pencils Ever

Rite in the Rain makes some of the toughest notebooks on the market because they're made with a patented paper that's all weather. They made paper impervious to water, so it should come as no surprise that their take on the mechanical pencil is one of the best iterations yet. Usi...

DIY: Eames Elephant Leather Desk Organizer

DIY: Eames Elephant Leather Desk Organizer

Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web. Maybe we've gro...

The Monocle Guide to Good Business

The Monocle Guide to Good Business

Since 2007, Monocle has been our go-to magazine for inspiring our work. Now the business/culture magazine has released The Monocle Guide to Good Business with the aim of inspiring readers to find or create a rewarding career. With an entrepreneurial spirit and a focus on creativ...

The Writer's Block Is Your New Machined Desk Accessory

The Writer's Block Is Your New Machined Desk Accessory

We started Word. Notebooks with the hope of creating the perfect pocket notebook to keep your to-do lists in check. Every design has been a work of passion and we wanted a way to display them when they weren't in our back pockets. Introducing: The Writer's Block. Each is manual...

Uniti Stand Has Universal Device Docks

Uniti Stand Has Universal Device Docks

Tell us to stop if any of this sounds familiar. You saw an awesome stand on the Internet, probably Kickstarter, but it only works with Apple iDevices. You built yourself a cool new desktop or laptop display stand, but you're still dealing with strained cords practically decapitat...

Introducing: Word. Polygon

Introducing: Word. Polygon

The latest series of Word. Notebooks is our most contemporary to date. Every line helps compose at least two polygons across the front and back giving each notebook a fractal appearance. We've opted for more vivid colors this time around, choosing a white cover paper base to make...