Wednesday, September 21, 2011

2012 Moleskine Calendars & A4 Architects Diary Now In Stock

Hard to believe, but 2012 is coming up quick and if you're like us, it is time to get planning for the upcoming year.  Luckily our shipments of 2012 Moleskine Calendars and the A4 Architects & Designers Diary have arrived.

2012 Moleskine Calendars - Various Sizes - Starting at $7
Moleskine makes some of the most popular and highest quality sketch / note books around and their daily planners are no exception.  There are several different styles and sizes to choose from and this year we also added the Cahier in a two beautiful card weight colors in the Week-a-page style. Prices start at $7 and stock is moving quick, so hurry in.

A4 Architects & Designers Diary 2012 - $37

Speaking of moving quickly, the A4 Architects Diary has a cult like following.  While the layout and style (with the exception of limited quantities of certain colors) stay the same, a different editorial is highlighted each year.  This year the editorial is Comics Masters (the limited color is Iridescent Metallic Steel Charcoal). We have very limited stock left, so feel free to call ahead if you would like one reserved.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Save a Post Office - A Snail Mail Social at Arch

Have you written a letter lately? Come join us at Arch Drafting Supply as our friends Annie Yu and Carolee Wheeler help us host our first Snail Mail Social! 

Help spread some good mail days and pick up a pen and paper, or better yet, use one of our vintage typewriters to write a friend or loved one or take your chances and write a stranger from a list of pen pals we'll have. 

There will be custom stationary, envelopes, rubber stamps, glue sticks and more to help you break the writer's block and get you out from behind the computer.

Join us October 8th from 1-4pm.  Hope to see you there!

Papergirl SF - Call for Entries Due Oct. 3rd

Calling all Artists, Makers, Doers!

We invite you to participate in this year’s Papergirl SF - complete with art- wielding bike riders and bike-riding artists! Send us your art, tell your friends and foes, and we'll see you in October with tires full of air and roll-tops full of artwork, ripe for the giving.

Arch Drafting Supply is a drop off location for all would be participants.  The deadline is October 3rd and space is limited.  So hurry in!

Arch is also the launch point for the Roll and Ride on October 29th.   Join us as we organize, roll up the artwork and take a bike ride through SF and deliver art to unsuspecting by-standards.

For more information and submission details, check out the link:

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Back To School - Extended Hours This Week!

To help you find the time to get all those supplies on your list Arch Drafting Supply will be open from 9am - 8pm this week only!

How to get to Arch?

California College of the Arts Students click here.

Architecture Students at Academy of Art University click here.

We have great back to school deals and everything you'll need to get the semester started right.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Limited Edition Schmincke Horadam Half Pan Watercolor Set

List Price: $155.95 - Arch Price $69.95 - Limited Quantities

Schmincke is known the world over for their high quality art materials. The four generations old, family owned business, developed the Horadam line in 1881 and they only use the highest quality materials in their production.

This exclusive 12 color set was produced for Arch Drafting Supply and other members of iAMart, a national organization of independent art materials dealers. Running an independent business is important to both the local art community and economy and we hope that great deals with great businesses, like Schmincke, will encourage you to buy local.

12 Color Set with room to add 6 more Colors

This is a limited edition set & is available only while supplies last, so pick yours up today!