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Bits of Korean Stationery from Seoul

Korean stationery

  I recently spent a few days in Seoul, and the least I can say is that the stationery scene is thriving there! I couldn’t explore it all, but in a very short time I stumbled upon many nice shops and Korean brands… Here is a short selection of notebooks and other stationery items I could gather:

Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Harry Clarke

Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Harry Clarke

Usually the title Tales of Mystery and Imagination is associated with Edgar Allan Poe, who wrote these famous dark short stories, now an American literature classic. So who’s Harry Clarke then? He was an Edwardian book illustrator and artist and he did a wonderful work illustrating Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination.