Waiting for Samsung Galaxy S4 & S5 phone cases? Last minute design issues, photography and website work should be complete and
the cases on the site within two weeks. Thanks for your patience!
Mother’s Day Specials & Events
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, APRIL 22nd!
20% Off Jewelry Orders over $45!
We’re having a ONE DAY FLASH JEWELRY SALE on Earrings, Necklaces, Bracelets and Hair Clips, plus extra discounts discontinued jewelry items.
Our latest newsletter is out!
This test image of Titania, Queen of Faery, offered in teal, was created for a special project. Luckily, the plate we created fits our composition notebook perfectly. http://oberondesign.com/journal-covers/archive-specials.html
There are many scholarly contradictions about the origin of faery’s. Mythologists believe they were originally worshiped as minor deities or goddesses, such as nymphs or tree spirits. Folklorists put forth the theory that fairies, much like ghosts or spirits, live in an underworld or otherworld. Consorting with or eating the food of fairies was thought to be dangerous as one could be entranced or drugged and led to the land of Faery. One might never return or return unchanged to find all loved ones dead with the passage of time.
Religious interpretation usually explains fairies as demoted or fallen angels. Many ancient cultures, including the Celts, viewed fairies and other magical beings as a hidden race of tiny people driven into hiding by a mass invasion of humans. In his play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare created the characters of Titania, Queen of the Fairies and her husband Oberon.
Our Archive Specials this month have Mother’s Day in mind!
Tea Rose: A single panel image offered on in red and teal on
Large & Small Journals and Large Moleskine Covers.
The first hybrid tea rose, the ‘La France’ was created in France in 1867.
However, hybrid tea’s didn’t become popular until the 1900’s with the
first market introduction being a gorgeous yellow rose with a pink blush
called, ‘Soleil d’Or’.
Personalize your iPhone in the Oberon style!
We’ve come up with a leather clad precision made, hard rubber case with amazing fit, finish and hand feel. Check out the classy inset leather side panels and clear access to all ports and controls. We’ve gone to the trouble of modifying each case by hand to give better access for non-Apple chargers. Slim and light, while offering real protection, this is an all-around great case you will be proud to own.
Archive Specials: Breaching Whale and Yin Yang Dolphin
Colors: Sky Blue & Teal
Available through March 30th 2014
Available on Large Journal, Small Journal and Large Moleskine covers
Go to our new page for Archive Specials: find it under Journals on the Nav Bar
Test your literary references! What novel from 1851 references these names and phrases: Call me Ishmael, The Pequod, Starbuck, Qeequeg? Not Great Whites but Gray whales are now migrating along the California coast. As always, it a thrilling sight to see. How many of you have ever been close to a live whale in open sea?
We’ve got a new video on YouTube!
Watch as Brendan abuses the nylon fabric that is used in the lining of our handbags, messenger bags, and other products. This video includes a stress test, and a demonstration of potential staining materials such as ink and chocolate.
We have a new color - Teal, and the first new image of 2014.
Our new teal color is available now on a lot of our products. Of the twelve images available in teal, we especially like the Hokusai Wave, Paisley and Cloud Dragon.
The new image is called “Mariposas” (“butterflies” in Spanish) and is available now on large and small journals in Teal, Wine & Orchid. Let us know how you like it and what other covers we might make with this image.