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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Keeping outdated tech relevant through reinvention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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8 Featured, 34 Examples:
557,115 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Jan 09 — Oct 09
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Featured Examples

Bread Books
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
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
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
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
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
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
Pencil-Pen Hybrids
Pencil-Pen Hybrids
Alexander Hulme Makes a Frankenstein Writing Utensil
Alexander Hulme has created a hybrid writing utensil that is a mixture of both a pen and a pencil. The creation features the clip of a pen at the top, while having a body of a pencil. Hulme’s pencil… MORE
Scented Pencils
Scented Pencils
‘Smencils' Give You an Unexpected Treat When You Sketch
Smencils, a Scented Pencil Set, is a cool new invention that gives your lucky piece of paper a tasty treat. The scent of Smencils is guaranteed to last for two years, by which time, you’d probably already… MORE

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