Printed in collaboration with Dependable Letterpress in San Francisco during our recent visit to the Bay Area. The type was chosen from Joel’s personal collection of metal type, printed onto 300gsm crane’s lettra 100% cotton is a luxurious, soft, textured stock, milled on the banks of Lake Winnebago in Winconsin.
Set of 5 cards and envelopes.
Limited edition of 200 sets, printed in San Francisco, November 2016.
WELCOME TO THE FOLD
The Mark+Fold Stationery Subscription is an opportunity for people who share our passion for great stationery to receive regular packages from us and become more closely linked with our work in the studio.
Each Subscription package is thoughtfully created and personalised for individual subscribers, including hand-written notes. We can also accommodate preferences for specific products, colours and bespoke details.
THE MARK+FOLD SUBSCRIPTION 2017
Upon receipt of your order, we will send you a Welcome Pack* with a personalised letter, membership card and your very own subscriber number. This is presented in a luxury A5 envelope on 135gsm stock.
You will then receive 4 parcels from us at regular intervals throughout the year — towards the end of February, May, August and November. Parcels will always include a notebook (or a set of smaller notebooks), and a selection smaller items such as our solid brass paperclips, pencils and greetings cards. We also like to surprise you with small gifts that we hand-make in the London studio, and which are exclusive to subscribers.
We will send you 2x £10 Gift Cards to spend at markandfold.com. These can be given away as gifts, or they can be put towards an extra treat for yourself.
Subscribers have preview access to new products before they go on general sale. And from time to time, you may be invited to take part in our design process when we are developing new products; this often involves us sending you mock-ups to try out and tell us what you think. We always love to hear feedback about the products or ideas for new things you’d like to see us doing in future.
Our Stationery Gift Boxes include a selection of Mark+Fold products, thoughtfully put together in an A5 Kraft presentation box, which is a useful keepsake for storing stationery and note paper.
The Gift Box includes:
— your choice of either NOTEBOOK MARK ONE (plain) or NOTEBOOK MARK TWO (lined)
— a selection of greetings cards suitable for a range of occasions
— a pack of Solid Brass Paperclips
— a hand-written Gift Receipt in our signature miniature envelope, held together with a solid brass paperclip
— presented in a hand-made kraft gift box with bellyband
If you have any specific requests, please let us know and we will see what we can do.
Our Card Box is designed to cover all of your greetings card needs for the year. Presented in a kraft box with blind debossed lettering. Includes 14 assorted greetings cards, using remarkable papers milled in the UK and special finishes including foiling and blind debossing.
Each of our cards is simple and abstract, designed to suit a range of occasions.
The inspiration behind the card box is the drawer full of cards that our mothers used to have when we were children. When you needed a card at the last minute, you'd rifle through the eclectic mix of cards to find one that was just right for the person and the occasion. Our card box is designed to equip you with a collection of stylish cards for all of those moments.
A5 Notebook with lined pages, hand-made in London at Mark+Fold’s London workshop. The coloured thread is visible on the spine to help you to organise notebooks by theme or project.
Covers in 300gsm Dark Grey card with a luxurious embossed texture. End papers in your choice of Rich Yellow, Bright Red or Racing Green. Waxed linen thread to match end papers. Pages 120gsm Olin Smooth Cream, printed in Scotland exclusively for Mark+Fold with fine, perfectly-spaced lines.
Also available in A6 and with Plain pages.
The Notebook Mark One is our classic notebook and we promise never to change any of the features that make it special. However each batch has its own distinct details to set it apart from other batches.
Batch 1 sold out in October 2017, and we are excited launch Batch 2, featuring a calm grey-blue end paper.
A5 Ota-bind notebook, 160 pages. Second batch of 300 (November 2017).
Our signature notebook, which we have developed in response to the request for a ‘perfect notebook for every day.’
Ota-bound using thread-sewing and a small amount of cold glue, to retain flexibility in the spine; the result is as durable as it is elegant. The book simply falls open flat when placed on a surface for writing.
Pages in Naturalis Vanilla Smooth, milled on the banks of the River Leven in Scotland, is remarkably smooth on both sides. End papers in Colorplan, made in the Lake District. Cover in Wild Black, which is made from 35% cotton fibres, develops a great patina with use. Thumbcut motif in copper foil, and blind deboss.
Each notebook is hand-numbered. If you would like a specific number between 1 and 300, please include a note at checkout. (NB: Numbering is per batch and specific numbers are subject to availability. Higher numbers are more likely to be available).
Designed in London. Printed and bound in Holland.
Read more about the design and making of the MARK ONE.