field notes portland notepad paper manready mercantile
field notes portland notepad paper manready mercantile portland field notes paper notebook

The cover is standard French Paper Co. Dur-O-Tone 80#C “Packing Brown Wrap” featuring Portland’s green, yellow and blue flag (ranked by vexillologists as America’s seventh-best municipal flag!). Inside, you’ll find a new set of PDX-centric Practical Applications, and our standard Finch 50#T “Bright White” graph paper.

Here’s your memo book for navigating the bridges, food truck pods and pour-over coffee joints in the City of Roses.

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    Proudly printed by the good people of Service Graphics, Inc., Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.

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    Cover: French Dur-O-Tone 80#C "Packing Brown Wrap," emblazoned with Portland's municipal colors and "Dachshund Nose" black soy-based Toyo ink.

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    Innards: Finch Paper Opaque Smooth 50#T "Bright White," with a fine, 1-color application of "Double Knee Duck Canvas" light brown soy-based Toyo ink.

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    Cover printed on a Mitsubishi Diamond Series 40" 6-color printing press.

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    Innards printed on a Miller TP104 28" × 40" 2-color printing press.

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    Bound by a Heidelberg ST350 "Stitchmaster" 8-pocket saddle stitcher, with appreciation to Samuel Slocum, George W. McGill, and William J. Brown, the "Founding Fathers of the Staple."

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    Corners precisely rounded to ⅜" (9.5mm) by a CRC round-corner machine.

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    Graph grid: 3/16" × 3/16" (4.7mm x 4.7mm). 48 Pages.

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    Memo book dimensions are 3½" × 5½" (89mm x 140mm).

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    Field Notes uses only the Futura typeface family (Paul Renner, 1927) in its materials.

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    All Field Notes memo books are printed and manufactured in the U.S.A.