Pendurance

Keeping outdated tech relevant through reinvention
Implications - Despite living in a digital age, many analog innovations are still being held onto. Even those who embrace new technologies hold dear to certain traditions, like the pen and paper. Although notebooks, sketchpads and day planners are no longer necessities, designers are finding inventive ways to retain interest.
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Mild Top 6 Examples: 39,939 Total Clicks Jan 09 - Oct 09
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Bread Books - Sliced Bread/Notebooks Are a Twist on Your Morning Breakfast
SCORE: 1.7
Mild 4,778 Clicks Pub: May 23, 09
Bread Books
Sliced Bread/Notebooks Are a Twist on Your Morning Breakfast
Now here’s a delicious way to stay organized: The Sliced/Bread Notebooks come in sliced bread bags and look like actual slices of bread. The package comes with 12 notebooks to easily organize each month.… [More]
Graffiti Notebooks - Scratchpad Features Blank NYC Walls for Your Street Art Homework
SCORE: 2.8
Mild 7,107 Clicks Pub: Jan 30, 09
Graffiti Notebooks
Scratchpad Features Blank NYC Walls for Your Street Art Homework
Due out in March 2009, the Walls Notebook is nothing short of a genius idea. It gives you clean New York city walls on which to draw, paste or doodle to your heart's content. You can now be a badass graffiti… [More]
Journaling for Short Attention Spans - Listography Cuts Through the Mess and Gets to the Point
SCORE: 1.4
Untested 5,051 Clicks Pub: Feb 2, 09
Journaling for Short Attention Spans
Listography Cuts Through the Mess and Gets to the Point
Listography is a new method of journal writing for those of us who suffer from the common affliction known as ‘extreme attention diminishment.’ Instead of recording charming and colorful prose of your… [More]
Plantable Journals - Botanical Paperworks Has Boxes, Cards and Gifts That Bloom
SCORE: 1.3
Untested 6,308 Clicks Pub: Apr 12, 09
Plantable Journals
Botanical Paperworks Has Boxes, Cards and Gifts That Bloom
A few months ago we mentioned a plantable calendar that sprouts and blooms into flowers when placed into earth; now we discover that Botantical Paperworks creates all sorts of plantable paper. A blooming… [More]
Shapely Notebooks - T-Shirt Shaped Sketchbook Helps Designers Visualize Final Product
SCORE: 1.5
Untested 6,401 Clicks Pub: Apr 11, 09
Shapely Notebooks
T-Shirt Shaped Sketchbook Helps Designers Visualize Final Product
It is often said that everyone has a book in them to write; nowadays it seems like everyone has aspirations to design a t-shirt or two. Enter the T-Shirt Sketchbook designed by Burak Kaynak. With each… [More]
Blank Books - 'Everything Men Know about Women' Makes a Cheeky Gift Idea
SCORE: 3
Untested 10,294 Clicks Pub: Jun 23, 09
Blank Books
'Everything Men Know about Women' Makes a Cheeky Gift Idea
Without even an attractive photo or cartoon, the book “Everything Men Know About Women” by psychologist Dr. Alan Francis is pretty good for a quick laugh. For those hoping to learn (or be entertained)… [More]
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