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It seems that every summer we all search for the perfect reading material for our vacations, or to pair with that weekend cup of coffee. Refill, the Pen Addict members newsletter, can help you in that search!

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Posted on June 18, 2018 and filed under Members.

Misfill, Football Fashion Edition

Each week in Refill, the Pen Addict Members newsletter, I publish Ink Links as part of the additional content you receive for being a member. And each week, after 10 to 15 links, plus my added commentary on each, I'm left with many great items I want to share. Enter Misfill. Here are this weeks links:

Nigeria World Cup Kit

How Nike turned Nigeria’s World Cup kit into a fashion phenomenon (The FADER)

Majestic Photos Of Mount Fuji At Dawn That Will Inspire Your Week (Design You Trust)

Fast Dry Inks (Mountain of Ink)

Fountain Pen Review: Pilot Vanishing Point, Raden Stripe (The Well-Appointed Desk)

Review: Leda Art Supply Sketchbook (Notebook Stories)

Hector Silva Tells the Story of How Advanced Design Sketching and SQ1CON Came to Be (Core77)

A. Savage and the Art of Parquet Courts (Juxtapoz Magazine)

Extremely Shortened Versions of Classic Books For Lazy People (Design You Trust)

Artists need pockets (Austin Kleon)

Review: Elixir Siloso Sunset (Alt. Haven)

Review: Tofty via Shapeways Pen Clip (Comfortable Shoes Studio)

The Final Pen Habit Giveaway Blowout! (The Pen Habit)

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Posted on June 17, 2018 and filed under Misfill.