Moleskine notebooks now available in Sri Lanka
Moleskine, the legendary notebook made famous by some of the world's
most creative people, has arrived in Sri Lanka through The Full-stop,
the country's only internationally-styled branded stationer.
considered the best notebook on the planet and certainly the most
famous, Moleskine notebooks are made of acid-free paper and are
available in two sizes and several formats specially designed for
a variety of uses, its importer said in a press release.
the most celebrated stationery item ever known, the Moleskine notebooks
owe their fame and image to their iconic users, from Ernest Hemingway
to Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Louis Ferdinand
Celine and Bruce Chatwin.
notebooks are for the true connoisseur of avant-garde stationery,"
The Full-stop Managing Director Lai Ming Ukwatte said, "Using
one makes adefining statement that the user is most discerning and
She said a new-generation of writers and artists have now embraced
these little black books to record priceless ideas and thoughts,
ideas which will stand the test of time thanks to their quality
paper and binding.
is a proven archival material, more resilient than CD's or hard
drives. This is why Moleskine notebooks are now being embraced by
new-media artists, song writers, graphic designers and web designers
for passwords, code, addresses, sketches and even as diaries,"
Ms. Ukwatte added.
A simple black covered rectangle with the covers held closed by
an elastic band, an inside pocket for loose sheets, a binding in
'moleskine' which gives it its name, these trusty, pocket-size traveling
companions once guarded notes, stories, thoughts and impressions
before they turned into the pages of beloved books.
produced by small French bookbinders who supplied the Parisian stationery
shops, the Moleskine notebooks went out of production by the end
of the 20th century. In 1986, the last manufacturer of Moleskine
shut down. Twelve years later, a small Milanese publisher brought
Moleskine notebooks back into production and the legendary little
black books have begun travelling the globe once again.
Full-stop (written Thef:;llstop), chain comprises three outlets,
at Crescat Boulevard, Premier Pacific Pinnacle and Odel in Colombo.
The company is the sole distributor in Sri Lanka for the Japanese
stationery giant Maruman Corporation and for several other reputed
international stationery brands including Esselte of Sweden, Maped
and Lefranc & Bourgeois of France.