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Pushing forward on PDLSK map notebook project

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More progress today on the note­book col­lab­o­ra­tion between Studio Koto and Parallel Design Labs! As a lover of maps, I’m excited for what will even­tu­ally be — right now I’m lov­ing the look but still exper­i­ment­ing with the details and point of view. I’m try­ing to decide on which direc­tion to take them. The whole project makes me inter­ested in book­bind­ing once again. Paper is more beau­ti­ful in a dig­i­tal world.

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Studio Koto x Parallel Design Labs


Collab! Based on the suc­cess of cre­at­ing the sig­na­ture work­shop note­books for design startup Parallel Design Labs, Studio Koto and PDL are team­ing up for our first co-branded prod­uct: beau­ti­ful, laser-etched note­books. We’ve got a lot of work ahead but what’s more fun than maps on gor­geous paper? This is an early exper­i­ment with a 1965 map of San Francisco…more to come!

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