This item has sold!
View other listings from tinch or
to contact them.

quote/unquote magnets - voluptuous & rounded quotation punctuation marks - bright yellow fabric

Listing image #63706
Listing image #63707
Listing image #63708
Listing image #63709
A set of four oversize quotation mark magnets to punctuate notes on the office filing cabinet or fridge. This is form and function for type-geeks; office decor that can hold stuff!

Or if you can't think of anything clever or relevant to quote/unquote, see what abstract arrangements you can create with them.

I have loved getting intimate with these characters; following their forms with as much hand-made precision I can.

From Ellen Lupton's 'thinking with type':
"A well-designed comma carries the essence of the typeface down to its delicious details. Helvetica's comma is a chunky square mounted to a jaunty curve, while Bodoni's is a voluptuous, thin-stemmed orb"

In light of this, I have two sets to choose from ~
* Chunky and squareish (see my other listings)
* Voluptuous & rounded (this set)

Each measures approx 90mm tall
They hug closely to your fridge and at 0.5mm thick, they're super-slim.

Inspired by the vivid, almost-tangy, retro-esque hue of cheerfulness in this yellow fabric offcut I've salvaged; it was begging to punctuate sunny statements. I also love to work with abstract shapes which tessellate... the apostrophe has been on my list for a while.

That's right - these are made to upcycle fabric offcuts as with all of my wallscapes, so they're tactile and textured and guaranteed limited edition.

If you love these but feel your quotes would be better punctuated in another colour, just request another colour in the 'notes to seller' area when you checkout. (I have loads of fabrics in every colour of the spectrum waiting to also be upcycled).

Designed to be postage friendly; these ship flat worldwide for the price of sending a letter.


If you’re interested in using a set somewhere other than the fridge or office filing cabinet, create a magnetic canvas on any ordinary surface - we've painted some walls in the studio and home with magnetic paint. This is easily done in half a day, but there as a permanent magnetic canvas for years to come!

I've written this how-to:


© tinch 2011

Payment options

  • Cash on pick-up
  • Bank deposit
  • PayPal
  • Credit card via PayPal

Shipping details

  • Ships from Oamaru, New Zealand.
  • Free Standard post within NZ
  • $3.00 Rest of the World
  • Pick up by arrangement.
  • to enquire about payment or shipping options.

Listing #42349
Viewed 1365 times

Dynamic decor and things for playful people ~ something halfway between art and play