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We’re a creative studio in pursuit of wisdom and beauty. We’re inspired by provocative language that’s stood the test of time, poetry that captures the beauty of the human experience, and philosophy that drives us to examine and re-examine. We aim to create art and thoughtfully designed gifts that prompt conversations and bring aesthetic joy to everyday objects. All of our goods are meticulously crafted in the United States and printed on the finest papers and materials. After all, beautiful language deserves beautiful treatment.

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A RT P R I N T S pp. 6-11 Our art prints are printed on premium, archival paper that’s milled in the United States. The matte paper has a beautiful, slightly textured finish that showcases the high-density inks.

TOTES pp. 12-15 Our tote bags are handsewn in small batches in Brooklyn. Each 13 x 15" slim tote is constructed with premium 100% natural cotton canvas and has 24" handles. There’s a roomy interior pocket and a one-inch gusset.

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MUGS pp. 16-19 Our hefty, US -printed 15 oz. mugs have roomy handles and hold enough coffee to satisfy robust cravings.

BOOKMARK SETS pp. 20-21 Our bookmark sets are made in the US with heavy, premium archival papers.

POSTCARD SETS pp. 22-25 Our postcard sets are made in the US with heavy, premium archival papers and come in a tab-locked resealable container.

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PRINTS • 11” X 14” FINE ART PRINT • HEAVY, PREMIUM 270 GSM • FOAM BOARD + CELLO SLEEVE

A RT P R I N T S • 11 X 14” • HEAVY, PREMIUM PAPER • FOAM BACKING BOARD • CELLO SLEEVE • MINIMUM ORDER QTY: 2

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A RT P R I N T S • 11 X 14" • HEAVY, PREMIUM PAPER • FOAM BACKING BOARD • CELLO SLEEVE

KATE CHOPIN

CHARLOTTE BRONTË

JANE AUSTEN

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

UPC 634392438990

UPC 634392438983

UPC 634392438914

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

EDNA ST. VINCENT MILL AY

ELIZABETH B. BROWNING

ZORA NEALE HURSTON

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

UPC 634392438822

UPC 634392438976

UPC 634392438068

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

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A RT P R I N T S • 11 X 14" • HEAVY, PREMIUM PAPER • FOAM BACKING BOARD • CELLO SLEEVE

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OSCAR WILDE

EMILY DICKINSON

VIRGINIA WOOLF

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

UPC 634392437290

UPC 634392438082

UPC 634392437245

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

HERMAN MELVILLE

EDITH WHARTON

OMAR KHAYYAM

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

UPC 634392437283

UPC 634392439003

UPC 634392438426

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

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A RT P R I N T S • 11 X 14" • HEAVY, PREMIUM PAPER • FOAM BACKING BOARD • CELLO SLEEVE

FREDERICK DOUGLASS

F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

L ANGSTON HUGHES

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

UPC 634392437269

UPC 634392437276

UPC 634392437252

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

WALT WHITMAN

T.S. ELIOT

RUMI

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

UPC 634392437313

UPC 634392438341

UPC 634392438921

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

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A RT P R I N T S • 11 X 14" • HEAVY, PREMIUM PAPER • FOAM BACKING BOARD • CELLO SLEEVE

EDGAR ALLAN POE

JOHN KEATS

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

UPC 634392438457

UPC 634392437054

UPC 634392437122

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

JOSEPH CONRAD

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

LEO TOLSTOY

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

ART PRINT

UPC 634392438310

UPC 634392438488

UPC 634392437306

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

U.S. $24.95 • CAN. $31.95

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

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TOTES • 13 X 15" • 24" HANDLES • HANDMADE IN BROOKLYN, NY • 100% NATURAL CANVAS • MINIMUM ORDER QTY: 2

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TOTES • 13 X 15" • 24" HANDLES • HANDMADE IN BROOKLYN, NY • 100% NATURAL CANVAS

HARMONY

SPLENDOR

PATHLESS

WORDSWORTH TOTE

KEATS TOTE

BYRON TOTE

UPC 634392437337

UPC 634392437344

UPC 634392437962

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $23.95

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $23.95

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $23.95

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

BLUE

FAIR

SILVER

SHELLEY TOTE

COLERIDGE TOTE

BLAKE TOTE

UPC 634392437320

UPC 634392437948

UPC 634392437351

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $23.95

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $23.95

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $23.95

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

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TOTES • 13 X 15" • 24" HANDLES • HANDMADE IN BROOKLYN, NY • 100% NATURAL CANVAS

DIVERTED

GARMENT

BICYCLE

AUSTEN TOTE

CHOPIN TOTE

BRONTË TOTE

UPC 634392438808

UPC 634392439010

UPC 634392439027

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $24.95

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $24.95

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $24.95

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

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SELF

VOICE

HORSE

BROWNING TOTE

SAPPHO TOTE

WOOLF TOTE

UPC 634392439034

UPC 634392439041

UPC 634392437801

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $24.95

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $24.95

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $24.95

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MIN: 2

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TOTES • 13 X 15" • 24" HANDLES • HANDMADE IN BROOKLYN, NY • 100% NATURAL CANVAS

COOL STORY POE

I KANT EVEN

COMPASS

POE PUNS TOTE

KANT PUNS TOTE

MELVILLE TOTE

UPC 634392438037

UPC 634392438044

UPC 634392437795

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $24.95

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $24.95

U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $24.95

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

MIN: 2

BOOK ERASMUS TOTE UPC 634392437788 U.S. $19.95 • CAN. $24.95 MIN: 2

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MUGS MUGS

• X-LARGE, 15 OZ

• MADE THAILAND • LARGE, 15IN OZ. CERAMIC MUG • PRINTED IN THE US • MADE IN THAILAND • DISHWASHER/MICROWAVE SAFE SAFE • DISHWASHER/MICROWAVE • MINIMUM ORDER QTY: 4


MUGS • X-LARGE, 15 OZ • MADE IN THAILAND • PRINTED IN THE US • DISHWASHER/MICROWAVE SAFE

BUT FIRST KAFKA

COOL STORY POE

I KANT EVEN

MUG

MUG

MUG

UPC 634392437153

UPC 634392437238

UPC 634392437184

U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95

U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95

U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95

MIN: 4

MIN: 4

MIN: 4

FEEL THE VERNE

YOU NEED LOVECRAFT

MUG

MUG

UPC 634392438938

UPC 634392438945

U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95

U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95

MIN: 4

MIN: 4

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MUGS • X-LARGE, 15 OZ • MADE IN THAILAND • PRINTED IN THE US • DISHWASHER/MICROWAVE SAFE

COFFEE SPOONS

NOTHING BUT TEA

HARMONY

MUG

MUG

MUG

UPC 634392437160

UPC 634392437221

UPC 634392437177

U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95

U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95

U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95

MIN: 4

MIN: 4

MIN: 4

SPLENDOR

BLUE

RIVERS

MUG

MUG

MUG

UPC 634392437214

UPC 634392437146

UPC 634392437207

U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95

U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95

U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95

MIN: 4

MIN: 4

MIN: 4

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BOOKMARK SETS • 2 X 6" • 6 BOOKMARK SET • 17 PT MATTE PAPER • MINIMUM ORDER QTY: 6

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BOOKMARK SETS • 2 X 6" • 6 BOOKMARK SET • 17 PT MATTE PAPER

WOMEN WRITERS

ROMANTIC POETS

PUNS

BOOKMARK SET

BOOKMARK SET

BOOKMARK SET

UPC 634392438969

UPC 634392437405

UPC 634392437412

U.S. $4.95 • CAN. $6.95

U.S. $4.95 • CAN. $6.95

U.S. $4.95 • CAN. $6.95

MIN: 6

MIN: 6

MIN: 6

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POSTCARDS • 4¼” X 6”, 270 GSM ARCHIVAL • MATTE, SLIGHTLY TEXTURED • RESEALABLE CONTAINER

POSTCARD SETS • SET OF 24 • 4 1/4 X 6" • PRINTED IN THE US • PREMIUM, ARCHIVAL PAPER •MINIMUM ORDER QTY: 2

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POSTCARD SETS • SET OF 24 • 4 1/4 X 6" • PRINTED IN THE US • PREMIUM, ARCHIVAL PAPER

WOMEN WRITERS POSTCARD SET UPC 634392438020 U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95 MIN: 2

ROMANTIC POETS POSTCARD SET UPC 634392437993 U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95 MIN: 2

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POSTCARD SETS • SET OF 24 • 4 1/4 X 6" • PRINTED IN THE US • PREMIUM, ARCHIVAL PAPER

ADVENTURE STORIES POSTCARD SET UPC 634392438006 U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95 MIN: 2

LITERARY PARIS POSTCARD SET UPC 634392438013 U.S. $14.95 • CAN. $18.95 MIN: 2

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Obvious State Fall 2018 Catalog  

Obvious State is a creative studio in pursuit of wisdom and beauty. We’re inspired by provocative language that has stood the test of time,...

Obvious State Fall 2018 Catalog  

Obvious State is a creative studio in pursuit of wisdom and beauty. We’re inspired by provocative language that has stood the test of time,...