Asian Stationery

In the summer of 2005, I spent five weeks in Singapore.  One day, in a mall on Orchard Road, I found a sale bin full of stationery and had to bring a lot of it home.  I think I know why it was on sale.  I smile just looking at them.  The letter sets are rife with whimsical images and sometimes strange, awkward and confusing text.

I recently perused the pile again, and wanted to share a few with you!

This one is exuberant! And that apple looks angry:

Although this says “wonderful world” it seems a bit maudlin:

Your cookie adventure could be a little dangerous:

Here’s a sheet you use especially for those pen pals you’d like to guilt trip into writing you back!

Here’s a set perfect for your crafty friends who can’t follow a train of thought:

This one shares some advice for us adults:

And then they just get weird:

This one is sweet and holds it together…until it doesn’t…

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5 Responses to Asian Stationery

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  2. Laura says:

    Thanks for the laugh, Dana! A great break from all the serious academic bs 🙂

  3. Jess says:

    Ooh: Its if minh Ah’s time to fill his empty heart under the Groomy sky, Girl! Girl~! He needs to like this everything in Knitting class. Makkes world me. Now I want to survwive cookies.

  4. Dana says:

    I knew you’d like them!

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