Monday, April 29, 2013

Snail Mail Social - Friday, May 3rd 5 - 8pm

ARCH will be hosting another Snail Mail Social on May 3rd from 5-8 PM. The event will be hosted by our good friends Carolee Wheeler and Annie Yu.

We'll have vintage typewriters, custom stationery and all sorts of embellishments to encourage you to get out from behind the computer screen and send a letter. If you missed the last one, we hope you'll join us! Click here to see all the fun we had last time!


Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Finals Time! - Extended Hours, Model Making Materials and Tools, FREE COFFEE! Presentation and Hanging Supplies, all at ARCH!

It's hard to believe, but finals time has arrived and we are at the ready with the supplies, some inspiration and fuel to keep you going through these late nights.

We'll be extending our store hours throughout the work week beginning Monday April 29th through May 10th. Store hours will be as follows;

Monday thru Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 12pm - 5pm
Sunday Closed

We have stocked up on;
  • Basswood
  • Plastic sheets, strips, shapes and tubes
  • Adhesives
  • Wire hangers and rare earth magnets

Did you know we also have work tables, paper trimmers and a wall mounted board cutter for use here in-store?

Shop at ARCH for all your finals needs. Coffee, cookies and a little gentle encouragement are all FREE with purchase.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Christine Marcelino Pop Up Shop - April 19th and 20th

ARCH is proud to present the second designer in our Pop-Up Shop Series, Christine Marcelino of Materials and Process. Christine makes beautiful goods and travel accessories made of soft vegetable tanned leather, tanned from plant based dyes. We are pleased to be presenting her work with an in-store opening reception April 19th from 5-7pm and a pop-up shop Saturday, April 20th from 12-5pm.

Materials + Process // Handmade goods and leather accessories for the modern frontier. Designed and crafted in San Francisco.

M + P is a collection of stories told thru visual narratives and hand made studies. Founded by Christine Marcelino, a San Francisco based industrial designer, M + P started as a penchant for new materials and sustainable processes and has grown into a passion that had to be shared. We aim to cultivate and inspire thought through the art of storytelling and artisanship.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Wooden Blocks from House Industries

House Industries has produced these visually-stunning wooden block sets that will inspire even the youngest generation of graphic designers and typography buffs. Not just for little ones, these make a great addition to any design studio or workspace. ARCH carries these three sets which are all made in the USA from a sustainable wood source and printed with non-toxic inks!

 Neutraface Slab Blocks
  • 12 Wood Alphabet Blocks
  • Blocks 1 3/4" (4.5 cm) square
  • Kit 8" x 6.5" (20 cm x 16.5 cm)
  • Debossed Neutraface Slab Pattern
  • Made in the USA!
  • Replenishable Michigan-grown, kiln-dried basswood.
  • Printed with non-toxic, lead-free child-safe inks.

 PhotoLettering Blocks
  • 12 Wood Alphabet Blocks
  • Blocks 1 3/4" (4.5 cm) square, Kit 11.625" x 4.625" (29.5 cm x 11.5 cm)
  • Made in the USA!
  • Replenishable Michigan-grown, kiln-dried basswood.
  • Printed with non-toxic, lead-free child-safe inks.

Alphabet Factory Blocks
  • 31 pieces
  • Interlocking blocks
  • Printed by hand with non-toxic, lead-free child-safe inks.
  • Special keepsake packaging
  • Made in the USA!
  • Replenishable Michigan-grown, kiln-dried basswood. 

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Get Organized with Semikolon!

Does your workspace need a facelift this spring? ARCH is now carrying a new line of organizational products by Semikolon. From striped file folders to accordion file boxes to colorful sticky page markers, there's a little bit of everything. There are also three-ring binders, clipboards, secretary drawers and much more! Check out the full selection in our store.

ARCH also carries a huge selection of unique office supplies and desk gadgets to make your workspace fun and functional. Our selection of paper clips, pens, pencils and notebooks is bound to satisfy even the most particular of office supply collectors. We also have a large selection of mesh desk organizers, clipboards, file folders and labels. Choose ARCH for all your organizational needs!