What's life like inside the Moleskine factory? Every bit as timeless and beautiful as the notebooks themselves. Here's a scrumptious look at how the debossing process works, deep in the heart of Moleskine.
What I love especially is how much is still done by hand—the brass die are machined, then finished by a real live human being. The pattern is then heat-pressed onto the cover for mass personalization. More of these, please! Many, many more. [Core77 via Wired]