The Write Stuff

Field Notes makes paper fashionable again. Just don’t tell the designer.

Most new products are designed to fill a need, create a new market or just make something better. Aaron Draplin’s product is none of these things. It’s three staples, paper and cardboard with a    More
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Fifty and Fifty

Designing Oregon's state motto


Arts & Books
Fifty and Fifty is a neat group art collaboration based out of New York, in which designers from all 50 states illustrate their state's motto. The honor of visualizing Oregon was bestowed upon Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co. (he's the designer behind Field Notes as well as a bunch of other familiar logos around town), who concocted this charming design to covey the maxim, "She flies with her own ...   More
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 RUTH BROWN


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