PKPR News

Moleskine enlists ambassadors for holidays

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Dec. 24, 2020

PKPR implemented the first brand ambassador program in the US for Moleskine this holiday season. We secured four ambassadors who are all longtime fans of Moleskine - lettering artist Lisa Quine, filmmaker and writer Niki Ang, artist Luis Colan, and booklover Kathleen Crowley. Each ambassador created lovely posts that brought their passion for Moleskine to life and highlighted Moleskine.com as a perfect place to find gifts for creatives. The one-week campaign reached more than 350,000 people, generating over 27,000 likes. Check out the campaign at #MyMoleskineStory.

Permalink | Posted on Dec 24, 2020 at 7:40 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Moleskine

Moleskine in Cultured Magazine

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Dec. 04, 2020

For Cultured Magazine’s Instagram, PKPR set up a video tour of the studio of artist Dinara Mirtapilova, one of the six artists who created notebooks for the new Moleskine Studio Collection.

Permalink | Posted on Dec 04, 2020 at 8:13 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Moleskine

Moleskine on COOL HUNTING Instagram Live

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Nov. 18, 2020

COOL HUNTING founder Josh Rubin hosted an Instagram Live chat today with Olimpia Zagnoli, one of the six emerging artists who created notebooks for the new Moleskine Studio Collection.

Permalink | Posted on Nov 18, 2020 at 8:06 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Moleskine

Moleskine in Teen Vogue, Glamour, BoingBoing

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Nov. 16, 2020

The new Moleskine Studio Collection features work from 6 emerging artists and illustrators who have transformed the iconic black Moleskine notebook into miniature works of breathtaking art. Each artist has imbued the legendary journal with their signature style including original artwork on the cover, inside pages, and a set of stickers.

In the feature 11 Teen Vogue Editors Reveal What They Want For The Holidays, editor Claire Dodson wrote: “Moleskine recently released their new Studio Collection in partnership with artists around the world. I’m obsessed with the ones from New Yorker illustrator Olimpia Zagnoli and Chinese artist Yukai Du in particular — fun upgrades to the classic black journal I own way too many of already.”

Other coverage highlights included BoingBoing, Conde Nast Traveler, Glamour, and The Manual

Permalink | Posted on Nov 16, 2020 at 8:18 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Moleskine

Chanel Miller wins Dayton Literary Peace Prize

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Nov. 11, 2020

Chanel Miller is among the winners of a prestigious book award for her soul-bearing memoir, where she reclaims her identity after being known as an anonymous victim of a highly publicized sexual assault. The Dayton Literary Peace Price announced Miller’s “Know My Name” memoir as the winner of its nonfiction award. Alice Hoffman’s “The World That We Knew,” a novel that explores love and resistance amid the Holocaust, won the fiction award, the organization announced this week.

Coverage included Associated Press, LitHub, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Poets & Writers, and the Dayton Daily News.

Permalink | Posted on Nov 11, 2020 at 8:28 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Moleskine launches Instagram exhibit

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Oct. 26, 2020

Is the term “the Global South” a shortcut for labeling one part of the planet inferior or less-developed? A way of ordering regions of the world in opposition to each other?

That’s the question more than 90 young artists and creative entrepreneurs from around the world set out to answer by hacking, decorating, and transforming Moleskine notebooks into sculptures as part of “Where is South?”, a virtual exhibit organized by the Moleskine Foundation.

Check out coverage of the exhibit in outlets from Global Voices to FairPlanet.

Permalink | Posted on Oct 26, 2020 at 1:17 AM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Moleskine

Author Cris Ramos Greene debuts her first book

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Oct. 22, 2020

Embrace That Girl is the heartfelt and humorous story of first-time author Cris Ramos Greene’s search for meaning, love, and a fulfilling career. Greene’s writing about relationships, travel, and Miami culture have been published in Thought Catalog, The New Tropic, and BuzzFeed Community.  Publishers Weekly’s Booklife selected it as an “Editor’s Choice”, calling it a “well-crafted post-college memoir [that]will appeal to young readers and those looking for insightful humor on the journey to self-acceptance,” and GenTwenty named it one of the best new books to read this fall.

Check out these great interviews with Cris about Embrace That Girl on the podcasts First Gen Burden and How to Talk to Mami and Papi about Everything.

 

Permalink | Posted on Oct 22, 2020 at 9:23 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Author Cris Ramos Greene

Ground News in Voice of America

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Oct. 19, 2020

In this Voice of America segment on election misinformation, Ground News founder Harleen Sukh discusses their new Bias Checker browser extension, which shows who else is covering the same news story and compares how other sources from across the political spectrum are reporting on it.

Permalink | Posted on Oct 19, 2020 at 4:43 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Ground News

Panthera on The Weather Channel

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Oct. 15, 2020

Mark Elbroch, the director of Panthera’s Puma Program, appeared on The Weather Channel tonight to discuss how how wildfires are impacting pumas and what someone should do if they encounter a puma.

Permalink | Posted on Oct 15, 2020 at 5:04 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Panthera

Deanna Van Buren on WNYC

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Oct. 15, 2020


Deanna Van Buren of Designing Justice + Designing Spaces was a guest on WNYC-AM (NPR in NYC) today to discuss how architects are taking the lead in building alternatives to prisons. For more, check out Deanna’s interview with Forbes about the the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ decision to call on architects to halt designing projects that support the current criminal justice system.
     

Permalink | Posted on Oct 15, 2020 at 1:34 AM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Designing Justice + Designing Spaces

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