What’s New

Wafer LED Lightboxes

by Flax on October 8, 2014

The most portable and lightweight lightbox on the market, the Wafer is only 3/8″ thick. It features dimmable LEDs and provides an even spread of light from edge to edge. The Wafer is powered by an AC adapter and is very low heat making it safe to use on virtually any surface. This versatile lightbox is ideal for calligraphy, stenciling, embossing, embroidery, and so much more…

SpiceBox Kids Craft Kits

by Flax on August 29, 2014

The Kid’s Department has some new kid’s craft kits by SpiceBox. Every kit comes in a wonderfully packaged box that opens like a book to show the materials inside. Prices range from $19.99 to $24.99, and each kit is intended for ages 8 and up…

Leavenworth Jackson Rubber Stamps

by Flax on August 23, 2014
Leavenworth Stamps

Just across the bay in Berkeley is a design studio that hand-crafts the finest rubber stamps. You’ll be amazed by the wonderful designs that come out of their studio, and FLAX is featuring 150 of the custom images. Each stamp will give you a clearly detailed impression every time. Pair your image with any one of the over 100 types and colors of rubber stamp pads we stock, then choose from a myriad of paper options, and you are well on your way to stamping heaven…

Cardboard Stools

by Flax on August 5, 2014
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“Remember” transforms everyday objects into something new, and we’ve seen nothing like these cardboard stools. Developed and designed in Germany, each stool supports up to 440 lbs!

Printed in full-color on all sides, each stool comes flat-packed and disassembles to store easily if you don’t need it. Use as a nightstand or side table too. Measures 12.8″ x 12.8″ x 17.5″ high. Choose from 5 styles…

K & Company SMASH Label Maker

by Flax on July 29, 2014
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The new K & Company SMASH Label Maker is a manual label maker with easily replaceable rolls. Featuring a retro design just like the old Dymo style many of us grew up with, some things just can’t be improved upon.
The dial spins to select a letter and users simply squeeze the handle to imprint the letters. Use it to spell out names, captions, numbers, and more. To advance a space squeeze the trigger half way, and to cut…

Raphael Softaqua Brushes

by Flax on July 22, 2014
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Raphael, from 200 years of brush making experience and collaboration with their R&D department, has come out with a new line of synthetic watercolor brushes, the Softaqua. With wavy fiber hairs that can hold twice as much color than conventional straight, synthetic fibers, Softaqua is paving the way for extended painting time and use…

Chalk Sprays

by Flax on July 2, 2014
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Montana’s new CHALKSPRAY is an eco-friendly chalk-based pigment spray that is ideal for outdoor temporary marking. Available in 10 powerful color shades that are deep matte and high covering. CHALKSPRAY can be applied on various surfaces such as sidewalks, walls, and windows. Depending on weather conditions and climate, outdoor marking lasts between several days to several weeks. It fades quickly during extended periods of rain or in high traffic areas…

Fog Dome Golden Gate Bridge

by Flax on June 6, 2014
GGB Fog Globe

Spend a few minutes on the famous span everyday! This globe shrouds the Golden Gate Bridge in a dense swirl of fog. Exactly like a regular day in San Francisco, it can be clear one minute and foggy the next. The fog actually sparkles, just like the real thing!

Come see our new collection of Golden Gate Bridge themed items, including a pencil sharpener, coaster set, puzzle and more. A portion of proceeds benefit the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.

Pitt Pens, Super Fine Tip

by Flax on June 4, 2014
Pitt Pens

Faber-Castell’s Super Fine PITT Artist Pens have come out with eight stunning new colors: Orange Glaze, Deep Scarlet Red, Magenta, Middle Purple Pink, Phthalo Blue, Cobalt Green, May Green, and Sanguine. These colors compliment the already available Black and Sepia, and the existing extended color range of brush and big brush Pitt pens…

Local Icon Graphic Totes

by Flax on May 7, 2014
R. Golden Gate Bridge Tote

Our new bags feature some of our favorite local icons, or work by local artist Michael Wertz, and they are all made right here in San Francisco by Rickshaw Bagworks.
Grocery Tote – Made from heavy-weight durable cotton twill, with a soft cotton twill handle, 16.5″w x 17″h x 6″d.
Musette – Your grab-and-go companion, the Musette is designed for morning strolls and errands, sized to fit a standard newspaper, a favorite book or your iPad. Empty your pockets into the…