Gekkoso Sketchbook – Usu-Ten (thin paper-dotted) 2F
2F Size: 25cm x 21.2cm
Paper / Metal Coil
Made in Japan
“Usu” means thin.
“Ten” means dot.
The Gekkoso USU TEN Sketchbook offers a smooth thin paper with a uniform grid of dots making it suitable for technical drawing. Outstanding compatibility with 8B pencil.
Gekkoso products continue to evolve in response to the demands of those that use them.
Instead of ruled lines, a dotted sketchbook was first requested by Matsushita Electronics founder, Mr. Konosuke Matsushita.
Pale blue dots printed per 1 cm-square are not sensitive to photocopying.
This style is also popular among architects and designers.
If started from the back, drawings from the previous page are transparent, allowing for traceability and reference.
Useful as a scrapbook as well as for notes and sketches.
Winner Good Design Award / 2008
60 sheets included.
17.5cm x 12.8cm / 6.9″ x 5″
25cm x 21.2cm / 9.8″ x 8.3″
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A sense of colour is a lifetime treasure.
Gekkoso is an art supply store in Ginza Japan founded in 1917.
They produce their own original painting materials and stationery carefully made by craftsmen.
Ever since the opening of the store, their high quality art supplies have been loved and supported by people looking for the pure beauty of colour and the touch of the genuine article.
Beautiful shop name Gekkoso means “Moonlight” in Japanese. It comes from a poem gifted to the shop by the famous husband and wife poets Tekkan and Akiko Yosano,
“You walked by from the moon in the sky, shining day and night”