Helping Men Survive the 5th Week of August
Every week here at The Dignified Devil, we spend a lot of time thinking about how we can help the modern man survive the modern world. This week of course is no different. Today we explore the apps, the tools, the gadgets and the books that will enlighten the modern man as he navigates his way through his week. These are the things that are worth a man’s time, money, attention and space in his Junk Drawer.
The App // Essential
Evernote + Moleskine Notebook
By Evernote & Moleskine
Journals are the most basic tool of our intellect. A rational expression of thoughts and memories capturing our capacity to reason, dream, and create. A good journal is a must for any thinking man. The classic design of the Moleskine notebook has made it a favorite of serious intellects for 15 years. Ever the forward thinkers, the fine folks at Moleskine have embraced technology, partnering with Evernote to create a smart Notebook. Using the camera on your smart phone or tablet, this journal easily digitizes your words and images for searchable tagging, sharing, and accessibility. A dignified meeting of past and future.
By Austin Beer Works
Greatness often appears deceivingly simple. We introduce you to Austin Beer Workers, brewers of a high quality beer, presented without pretension or bombast. Great beer in a quality can; four distinctive styles; everything a man needs, nothing he should live without. Quite simply, dignified.
Pocket Comb & Leather Pouch
By Kent Brushes
The comb, simple but iconic, has been a staple of men for generations. A refined man needs a comb worthy of his stature. We bring you Kent Brushes, a 335 year old institution of male grooming. Handmade from non-petroleum plastic, creating less static and stimulating your hair’s natural oils, this is, quite simply, the most elegant comb you can buy. A classic worth a place in your pocket.
Straight Up Chess
By Straight Up Chess
“Chess is the only game greater than the players”; the greatest test of the artistry of the human mind has a new artistic expression. From the mind of Steve Schrier comes Straight Up Chess, a wall-mounted vertical chess board. This functional chess board is available with seven different backgrounds and 14 different frames, allowing you to create a personalized expression of style. Games play out from a very different perspective, giving the player a new way to see the game develop. Functional beauty, timeless entertainment, classic.