Inspired by his passion for cycling Sir Paul Smith has designed a compendium of stamps and postcards to commemorate the London 2012 Olympic Games for the Isle of Man Post Office. The release of a 25 page collectors edition book is sure to bring a whole new audience to stamp collecting! Featuring Mark Cavendish MBE, Dave Brailsford CBE and Simon Crellin. 'The Isle Of Man Stamp Collection' contains 31 stamps and 8 postcards and is available direct from the Paul Smith online shop at £50.
As a Japanese design fanatic I just can't get enough of this oh-so-stylish Japanese gum eraser. Shaped like a slick of chewing gum this beautiful slim eraser is encased in a powder coated aluminium cover to keep the eraser in tip-top condition. Available in 3 colourways you can buy direct online from Pencils Japan.
Yellow Owl Workshops new notecard sets are printed in San Francisco using veggie based inks on 100% recycled paper. This fabulously quirky set includes Bonjour, Merci Beaucoup, Bon anniversaire and Je t'aime cards priced $16.
Debra Folz's 'The Whole Story' photo albums are designed to sit sculpturally in your space and encourage the physical sharing of stories through photographs. A hybrid of traditional bookbinding techniques and contemporary engineering Debra's books are available online at her website priced $150. Want!
This creative card collaboration between Leigh Wells & Victoria at Milkfed comprises of six multipurpose letterpress greeting cards: Wow, Oops, Thanks, XOXO, Love you, and Oooh-la-la! Priced $24 a set over at Ink.leighwells.
Put the language of critique in your hands with 'Stamps of Disapproval' by Schooled. A series of 12 rubber stamps, each bears a fragment of abridged feedback associated with the language of critique. Has potential...?
Make you mark matter with Dan Usiskin's Dot to Date calendar featuring London Landmarks. Use pen, pencil or if you're feeling crafty a needle and thread to join the numbered dots and reveal the image. Dot to Date is available to purchase online from Dan's website priced £12.
Keep tried and tested tricks of the trade at your finger tips with Heather K Phillips Pencil Tips. Presented as a set of five pencils, each is imprinted with a dependable design trope. Available online from Supermarket.