Crispin Finn Plan Ahead

Around this time of year CR is inundated with promotional calendars and the occasional diary as gifts. Most of them, to be honest, end up being filed under R (for Recycling) as it would seem that making a genuinely covetable calendar, that’s both practical and good looking, isn’t easy. So it was with some considerable delight that we found ourselves positively cooing over a year planner this morning here at CR towers…

Around this time of year CR is inundated with promotional calendars and the occasional diary as gifts. Most of them, to be honest, end up being filed under R (for Recycling) as it would seem that making a genuinely covetable calendar, that’s both practical and good looking, isn’t easy. So it was with some considerable delight that we found ourselves positively cooing over a year planner this morning here at CR towers…

The year planner in question was sent to us by design duo Crispin Finn in a screenprinted brown kraft paper bag sealed with sticker evocative of an old fashioned wax seal. On opening the bag we found a neatly folded, oversize A1 (1000mm x 700mm) two-colour planner, lovingly screenprinted on to 120gsm recycled white colourset paper. It is one of an edition of 365 numbered and stamped screenprints and sets the bar somewhat higher than usual for this winter’s expected slew of promotional organisers and calendars. Right, first things first, best mark the forthcoming year’s most important day on the planner: my birthday, of course…

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