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Field News · Film Archive:

Elevator Rescue Mission

April 30th, 2014 by Bryan Bedell

Field Notes elevator rescue mission

We take customer service seriously. Way too seriously. Order now and we promise we will risk Matthew’s life, limbs, and jeans cleanliness to ensure your Field Notes get to you as efficiently as possible.

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Colors · Film Archive:

How Do Subscriptions Stack Up?

January 12th, 2014 by Bryan Bedell

Stacking Up
With five years (and 21 editions) of Field Notes COLORS notebooks behind us, It’s time to look at what a COLORS subscription really means.

Our Made-in-USA limited-edition notebooks make a great gift! Subscriptions are available now, starting with our Winter Cold Horizon edition.

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Colors · Film Archive:

FNC-18a Water Transfer Decal Instructions

April 8th, 2013 by Bryan Bedell

If you ordered the new COLORS limited edition, you may want to watch this video about your “America the Beautiful” water transfer decal. It’s not difficult to apply, but it’s important to follow the directions carefully:

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If you didn’t order the new COLORS limited edition, it’s not too late to pick up a couple 3-Packs, or to start a COLORS subscription.

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Colors · Film Archive:

An Obsessive’s Guide
to Field Notes COLORS Editions

March 16th, 2013 by Bryan Bedell

anorak [ˈænəˌræk] n. [from Eskimo ánorâq]

  1. (Clothing) a warm waterproof hip-length jacket, usually with a hood
  2. (Informal) a socially inept person with a hobby considered by most people to be boring

Collins English Dictionary ©2003, HarperCollins Publishers

Even casual Field Notes fans are surely familiar with our COLORS limited-edition notebooks and our subscription service. On the COLORS page, we’ve carefully listed all the editions in great detail, but if you’re a true believer, a real anorak, and you’ve always dreamed of spending 40 minutes watching Jim and Bryan tell the stories behind the notebooks, you are our real friends, and today is your lucky day!

The videos below are split into four parts, by year:

2009:

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Film Archive:

Aaron’s Red-Blooded Video

May 7th, 2012 by Bryan Bedell

In response to the heart-tugging film Steve and Bryan had made a few months back, using the Red Blooded edition as a Valentine, Aaron wanted to show the grittier, seedy underbelly side of things, with help from the “anything but cute” Portland-based heavy metal band Red Fang and their tour manager Coyle.

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Film Archive · Retail Additions:

Special Delivery

February 19th, 2012 by Jim Coudal

New. Field Notes Films.

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Colors · Film Archive:

The Northerly Edition

November 18th, 2011 by Bryan Bedell

Our thirteenth FIELD NOTES COLORS release, for Winter 2011, is called “The Northerly Edition,” and as always, we’re trying a few new ideas. “Northerlies” feature our first-ever coated cover, and it couldn’t be glossier: cast-coated, snow-white Mohawk/Smart Kromekote, milled and finished in Cohoes, New York. The covers feature “Icy Silver” type with an embossed FIELD NOTES logomark.

Inside, you’ll find our usual Finch paper, with a twist: white graph lines on a light, cold, blue-gray background. Each 3-Pack is belly-banded in silver. It’s a new, modern feel for us, and when we say “modern,” we mean 1954 modern. You know, the FUTURE.

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Colors · Film Archive:

Fire Spotter

October 14th, 2011 by Bryan Bedell

Our 12th FIELD NOTES COLORS edition was designed as a companion for the dedicated and vigilant men and women who have served as the “eyes of the forest” for the last 100 years. “FIRE SPOTTER” was printed by hand on a vintage Miehle vertical press at Flywheel Letterpress (Freeport, Ill.) on “Electric Red” Construction cover stock from the French Paper Co. (Niles, Mich.). The interior pages are a brand-new light-gray “Dot Grid” pattern.

We’ve teamed up with Tattly (Brooklyn, N.Y.) to include an “ALWAYS WATCHING” temporary tattoo with each 3-Pack of “FIRE SPOTTERS,” so you can show that you’re keeping an eye on things.

Our recent visit to the Mountain Fire Lookout Tower in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Wisconsin (Background here) taught us that autumn looks pretty incredible from 93 feet up:

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Even if you’re not monitoring wildfires from a cabin in the sky, you’ll find plenty of uses for these handsome made-in-the-U.S.A. “Dot-Grid” notebooks.

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Film Archive · Products:

United Memo Books of America

October 11th, 2011 by Jim Coudal

We had some fun with our County Fair edition, making the good ol’ U. S. of A. on the studio floor. Why don’t you have some fun with them too? Available in 3-Packs or Box Sets or customize your own Road Trip Kit.

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Colors · Film Archive:

Love a Parade

October 3rd, 2011 by Jim Coudal

Find out more about our thirteen COLORS releases here. There are still a few 3-Packs and Subscriptions starting with the latest release, The Northerly Edition available. Four more to come in 2012!

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