Twitter made it cool to write
As quote by Kevin Braddock from Daily Telegraph; ‘Notebooks and stationery fetishes stand firmly on one side of a modern social divide, representing intimacy and privacy; on the other side is the compulsive self-exposure of social networking, commenting and blogging. The former being more reflective and considered than the digital diarrhea of status updates, comments and tweets, less coldly perfunctory than emails and text tapped out on an iphone, ipad or blackberry, the vogue of note making returns writing to an act of expression instead of communication’.
The truth is, we all get that feel good factor when we create something with our hands and writing is no exception. It’s the physical experience of the body doing something.
The interesting thing about stationery is the irresistible desire it creates. The majority of people will admit that they can’t pass a stationery shop without going in and touching everything. The myriad of colours, textures and designs is too good to miss. For something so rudimentary and plain the effect is phenomenal.
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