P-Push it real good: a push pin post

This post was inspired by this cork globe:

Cork Globe by Suck UK

It was designed by Chiaki Kawakami for Suck UK and can be used as both a globe to document your travels on, or as a normal pin board.

This got me thinking about push pins, and here are some of the best ones I found:
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Clip bored…

Generally I think of clipboards as this:

Blue PVC Clipboard from Ryman

Now, there’s nothing wrong with that I suppose, but it’s pretty boring and doesn’t inspire me much.

Then recently, I came across this picture…

Designed by Susanna Vento and photographed by Kristiina Kurronen on Wave Avenue.

…and saw how great clipboards can look! They can be used really effectively to display things, whether it’s art; you could clip a print in one, instead of a frame, or postcards you get sent, or pick up in galleries… Or if you have the sort of job where you have several projects on at once, you could use them as little mood boards to keep all your thoughts I order. Or for blog ideas! If only I had my own office at home…

I’ve also picked out some of “the internet”‘s coolest clip boards (yeah, that’s right, they CAN be cool!):
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New Brand Find: MUCU

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My boyfriend bought me a really nice little notepad for Christmas – he knows stationery is the way to my heart! (He also bought me Charlotte Olympia Kitty Flats which was a TOTAL dream come true and I have wanted for years, but that’s a different story!!!).

As you can see it’s a reporter style flip notepad, secured with a fabric elastic band. When you open up, it’s a ring-bound, grid pad.

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