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Going Back To The Basics: The Benefits of Writing By Hand

Technology has become a staple in modern society. While electronics make our lives easier in many ways, science suggests writing on laptops and computers can actually inhibit our learning and memory. Keep on reading to learn how going back to the basics and rediscovering handwriting can change the way your brain works. 

 

My Mother's Mother: The Inspiration Behind Fé Everyday Goods

My Mother's Mother

Enrique Gaudite is the founder of Fé Everyday Goods. He has kindly agreed to be our guest blogger as he tells us the inspiration behind his fledgling brand drawn from his childhood memories and the remarkable, strong women in his family. With Mother's Day around the corner (May 14, 2017), we thought it would be fitting to share his story...
Star-Crossed Cards: Horoscope for Valentine's Day

Star-Crossed Cards: Horoscope for Valentine's Day

Feeling pressured to choose a suitable greeting card for Valentine's Day? Fret no more. This Zodiac-based guide will direct you to the right path. Scroll down to see what the universe has in store.
Enter Back Room 2046: Adorably Naughty Stationery

Enter Back Room 2046: Adorably Naughty Stationery

At last! Our highly anticipated line of greeting cards have sprung up amidst the always cheeky and profane stationery in Room 2046. Designed in-house and locally letterpress printed, they are now available in shop and online.
United Colours of Books: Room 2046 Print & Colour Sheet

United Colours of Books: Room 2046 Print & Colour Sheet

Have you coloured something today? If you're feeling anxious, bored or unnecessarily hungry, maybe you should. There is no denying that colouring books have flourished and gained popularity in the past few years.

Rainy Day Indoor Essentials

Rainy Day Indoor Essentials

As remnants of Hurricane Patricia that damaged part of Mexico hit southern Ontario, Toronto has been experiencing heavy downpour since the wee hours of Wednesday and will continue to be drenched until Thursday. One hopes that the bad weather will halt for Halloween, which falls on Saturday of this weekend. 
Just like Mac & Cheese: Perfect Pairings ver. 3.0

Just like Mac & Cheese: Perfect Pairings ver. 3.0

It's time to play the match game with a new season of food themed sweet stationery paired with a savoury gift idea that will compliment anyone's design palette, for any occasion. Unless you missed Perfect Pairings ver. 1.0 & 2.0, you ought to know that thematically matching the card to a gift creates a more memorable experience for the receiver.
#DadJokes: a Pun-Filled Father's Day Gift Guide

#DadJokes: a Pun-Filled Father's Day Gift Guide

Every father has a repertoire of lame and awkward jokes that their children are forced to hear constantly. Despite all the eye-rolls and fake laughter it's still important to show your love for papa. Sunday, June 21st is Father's Day and an opportunity to celebrate your father figures with some fresh material. Room 2046 has just the right puns to make dad proud as well as the gifts and greeting cards to match.
Have you met Ashkahn?

Have you met Ashkahn?

The colourfully whimsical and charmingly witty ASHKAHN greeting cards are now on the shelves in Room 2046. Ashkahn Shahparnia is the self proclaimed stationery prince and creative mind behind the brand, based in downtown Los Angeles. Shahparnia loves bananas, "poopheads," coconuts, burritos, 1985 300d Mercedes, beer, gold, silver, centrefolds, neon, pastels, open bars, Los Angeles, and tiki drinks. Many of those themes can be found in his artwork.

Keeping It Analog This Valentine's Day – Consider the Mixtape

Keeping It Analog This Valentine's Day – Consider the Mixtape

Looking to avoid cliché on Valentine's Day à la 2015, the digital age as we know it? Be original and surprise that special someone by keeping it analog