The Bindery Blog

  • How to Travel with a Carry-on Only

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    Traveling carry-on only is both liberating and enlightening. No waiting for your luggage praying to the turnstile that your bag isn't lost, no lugging around unwieldy heavy objects through city streets, and lots of jealous looks as you breeze right out the door and straight into your next adventure. Sure, you might think you'll need tons of luggage for a trip... but you don't. How many times have you stuffed your entire wardrobe into your suitcase only to wear your handful of favorite items? Hectic travel mornings are a lot easier when you don't have to sift through dozens of shirts intermingled with socks, tangled with tech, and travel detritus. Embrace simplicity and find out how to streamline your packing into one carryon bag!

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  • How to Choose the Right Wallet for You: Tips for Buying the Perfect Wallet

     

    If your wallet looks like a Seinfeld punchline, then it's time to upgrade. Not only does it quite literally hold your identity, but a wallet speaks to your character. Make sure you're sending out the right message with the right wallet.

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  • What We're Grateful For

    2018 reflectionsHere at Pad & Quill, we've had a year of incredible growth, happy times, and just an all-around great time. This year has been busy, but it's a stellar one. As a company, we launched our new iPad Pro cases, the Brilliant Journaling series, and the Heritage Bag Line, whew! In our personal lives, we've welcomed babies, puppies, and new friends. Do you remember in grade school tracing your hand to make a turkey and then saying what you're grateful for? Turns out, gratitude is an impactful, lifelong exercise in mindfulness and has numerous health benefits.

    As the year winds down, let's take some time to reflect on what we're grateful for. I checked in with some of our team to see what they were feeling thankful for.

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  • Leather 101- Leather Grading & The Different Qualities Of Leather

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    Leather is a cherished material, renown for its flexibile and durable nature. However, there are different grades of leather that dictate the look, feel, and the lifetime of each unique piece. The industry has different techniques for each grade. We'll break down the four different grades of leather, from the best grade of leather to the worst.

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  • iPad Pro 11 Reviews: Should You Buy an iPad Pro 11?

     

    The new iPad Pros are out, and the general consensus is that they're great, as expected. However, the Apple community seems to be divided on questions such as, Are they worth upgrading to? Can the new Pros replace your laptop? Is it a tablet only for professionals, or can casual users benefit too? We rounded up 5 of the top iPad Pro 11 reviews on the market to get to the bottom of those questions.

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  • How to Make a Leather iPad Case

    Our cases for the iPads are an industry game-changer. We take our enduring designs and pair them with American full-grain leather to create individual masterpieces. Our inspiration is stoked by our entrepreneurial spirit and a love of the craft. Our designs are our way of honoring the past while looking to the future. American bridle leather has a supple and hardworking nature inspired our Oxford leather iPad Pro case and the inspiration for our Traveler cases came from a family heirloom. Join us along our journey in crafting a case for the iPad.

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  • How to Make an iPad Pro Case Like A Book with Pad & Quill Style

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    Back in 2010, we were a small startup with big dreams, to craft Apple accessories that are as functional as they are beautiful. After all, who wouldn't want to make a case for the iPad? Since then, we've gathered the best materials, located the best artisans, and honed our designs over time. When the new iPad Pros came out, we knew we'd be making new landmark cases for them. Take a look behind the scenes, and accompany us on the journey that is making durable traditionally bound book-style Contega Thin case for iPad Pro 11 & iPad Pro 12.9 3rd Gen! Continue reading

  • The 2018 iPad Pro Buying Guide: iPad Pro 11 vs. 12.9 vs. 10.5

    The new iPad Pros are out! Apple just launched their latest generation of iPad Pros. Which one is the best fit for you? Which iPad is better? The iPad Pro 11 or 12.9 or last year's 10.5? If you visit their shop, you'll notice there a lot of options. Then, options for the options within those options...yikes. It's hard to parse, and full of industry jargon. You ought to be enthralled by your Apple ecosystem, so we decided to break it all down and help you decide which is the best iPad Pro for you!

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  • The Best Cases for 2018 iPad Pro 11 & 12.9

     

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    The new iPad Pros are here, finally! This is, hands-down, the biggest update to the iPad Pro since it's launched. Since our own launch in 2010, we have made an iPad case every year. When the new 11 and 12.9 inch iPad Pros launched, we went back to our roots and drew upon our most popular and beautiful designs. Protecting your new iPad means you're also guarding your investment, saving work, fortifying creativity. We used our signature materials: archival quality linen, full-grain leather, and Baltic birch to create the best-handcrafted iPad Pro case. Be among the first to get unparalleled protection, cases are available for pre-order now!

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  • Leather 101- Leather Dyeing and The Tanning Process

     

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    We are not ones to shy away from sentimentality, and we cherish each step of the process. One crucial part of our crafting has a rich, deep history. The leather dyeing and tanning is an intricate process. Our leather cases, bags, wallets, and desk accessories use a modern dyeing process that has its roots in the past. The world of leather dyeing can get confusing, and fast. We decided to delve in and break it down.

    All Pad & Quill products are made only from the best quality full-grain leathers. We have located the very best leathers in the entire world, produced in the very best tanneries on the planet, and crafted with unparalleled quality by generations trained leather artisans who, as far as we are concerned, are the very best people in the world.

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