Field Notes Arts and Sciences

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Arts and Sciences
Release Date: First released::Summer 2014
Item No.: Item No::FNC-23
Innards paper: Paper used::Finch Paper Opaque Smooth 50#T "Bright White"
Edition Size: Edition size::25,000 packs
Official Page: Field Notes Arts and Sciences

Description[edit | edit source]

Our 23rd Quarterly Edition introduces a brand-new, larger Field Notes format for Summer 2014. We’ve created a 2-Pack of 7½" by 4¾" memo books big enough to accommodate ideas from both sides of your brain. Each book features sturdy Mohawk Loop 110-lb covers with silver ink and debossed logos, with of Finch Opaque 50-lb text paper inside.

The Arts memo book is designated for creative musings, featuring a wine-colored cover containing a wealth of handy information for writers and fine artists. Its 64 interior pages are quarter-inch ruled in “Academy Gray” for prose and poetry on the right-hand (“recto”) side, and blank on the left-hand (“verso”) side for sketches, scribbles, and sentence diagrams.

Sciences sports a dark slate gray cover loaded with the formulas, theories, and ideas you need to get you through your day. The recto pages feature an all-new “Engineer’s Graph” subdivided into one-inch, half-inch, and tenth-inch squares in “Academy Gray.” As with Arts, the “verso” side of the sheet is blank, awaiting your diagrams, calculations, and observations.[1]

Subscribers receive two special edition pins with the imagery from the two notebooks: Arts (FNC-23a) and Sciences (FNC-b).

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Paper[edit | edit source]

Specifications[edit | edit source]

01. Proudly printed by the good people of eDOC Communications, Mount Prospect, Ill.

02. Arts Cover: Mohawk Loop 110#C "Chili" Antique Vellum, with debossed logos and a thick, brute force application of "Antique Silver" soy-based Toyo ink.

03. Sciences Cover: Mohawk Loop 110#C "Urban Gray" Antique Vellum, with debossed logos and a thick, brute force application of "Antique Silver" soy-based Toyo ink.

04. Innards: Finch Paper Opaque Smooth 50#T "Bright White," with a fine, 1-color application of "Academy Gray" soy-based Toyo ink.

05. Cover and innards printed on a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 40" 2-color printing press.

06. Bound by a Harris Bookbinder 6-pocket saddle stitcher with cover feeder, with appreciation to Samuel Slocum, George W. McGill, and William J. Brown, the "Founding Fathers of the Staple."

07. Corners rounded to ½" (12.7mm) by a Challenge SCM round-corner machine.

08. Arts Book has Plain Paper (left spread) and Ruled Lines: ¼" (6.35mm) (right spread).

09. Sciences Book has Plain Paper (left spread) and Engineer's Graph Lines: 1/10" (2.54mm), ½" (12.7mm), 1" (25.4mm) (right spread).

10. Memo book dimensions are 4¾" × 7½" (121mm × 191mm).

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

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

References and Notes[edit | edit source]

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