Field Notes celebrates the home of our Midwest HQ with the new Chicago Edition. Separate from our Quarterly Editions, it’s just a little something we whipped up to keep ourselves busy and warm as our temperature drops below zero.
The cover is our standard French Paper Co. Dur-O-Tone 80#C “Packing Brown Wrap” featuring Chicago’s sky blue and red flag (ranked by vexillologists as America’s second best municipal flag!). Inside, you’ll find a new set of Chicago-centric Practical Applications, and our standard Finch 50#T “Bright White” graph paper.
Proudly printed by the good people of Service Graphics, Inc., Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.
Cover: French Dur-O-Tone 80#C "Packing Brown Wrap," with a thick, brute force, 1-color application of "Dachshund Nose" black soy-based Toyo ink.
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.
Cover printed on a Mitsubishi Diamond Series 40" 6-color printing press.
Innards printed on a Miller TP104 28" × 40" 2-color printing press.
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."
Corners precisely rounded to ⅜" (9.5mm) by a CRC round-corner machine.
Graph grid: 3/16" × 3/16" (4.7mm x 4.7mm). 48 Pages.
Memo book dimensions are 3½" × 5½" (89mm x 140mm).
FIELD NOTES uses only the Futura typeface family (Paul Renner, 1927) in its materials.
All FIELD NOTES memo books are printed and manufactured in the U.S.A.