Don't understand what the title above is all about? Well good - read along then. Rad and Hungry contacted me last week about their new Something Mighty Collection, which is an effort to put together a monthly office supply kit of goods gathered from Rad and Hungry founders Sam Alston and Hen Chung's world travels. I'll let Hen explain further:
“Every time we traveled together, we synched up in a path of mad consumption that would gather momentum during the trip,” says Hen Chung. “One of each postcard at the museum. One of each patterned scarf, and one for my mom. And one for your mom. Two of each beer. Order everything on the menu, we’ll split it. Good thing these pencils come in packs of twelve…
“The common thread was design, but unrefined design – ‘local’ in the sense that it’s so basic and part of the everyday landscape that people in that country find it unremarkable. The kitschy outdated postcard, the shoes people wear when cleaning house, the cheapest brew, the #2 pencil. We’re taken by the concept that simple, daily items are given new meaning through travel. It transforms the mundane into something inspired.
“We wanted to transfer that experience through design without altering the fundamentals inside. Each kit is focused on office supplies—the everyday basics. Everyone can take ‘em and use ‘em, make something, get down!”
Hen has graciously offered to give away one of the STMT X Colombia Kits to a lucky Pen Addict reader, which features two pencils, one paper pad, and one box of twelve jumbo paper clips, all from the Columbian region. Here is how to enter:
1. Leave one comment on this post anytime between now, and Thursday night at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. You are limited to one entry. Feel free to link this giveaway on your blog, or share it with anyone you feel is a true pen addict. If you have a blog, I would love a link back, but it is certainly not required for entry into the contest.
2. For this contest, I will pick one winner at random from the comments section of this post. The comments will be numbered in the order they are received, i.e. the first comment is #1, the second #2, and so on. The Random Integer Generator at random.org will be used to pick the number of the winner.
3. The contest winner will be posted on Friday, December 3rd. The winner will have one week to email me at the address posted in the right sidebar.
4. ***This contest is limited to U.S. residents only due to shipping limitations.***