Papelote Stationery by Katerina Šachová

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Though summer is nearly here, the joys of schooldays can still be found in the creations produced by Czech-based Papelote Stationery. Conceived as a final project to founder Kate?ina Šachová’s education in design, the bold and modern take on old-fashioned stationery. Materials and textures are presented in new ways as felt pockets become a simple carrying case for writing tools, and bright elastic bands are a great mix-and-match tool to hold pencils close to one’s sketchbook. The eco-friendly products are elevated with fun prints such as a drafted blueprint (well, black) of a chair, and other colorful touches. Papelote, which is a breath of fresh air to the ordinary office supply closet, makes you wish you were back at school to show off your stylish gear in front of jealous classmates!

Kimberly

Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

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