Hello!

Obvious State is a creative studio in pursuit of knowledge and beauty.

We’re inspired by provocative language that’s stood the test of time, poetry that captures the beauty of the human experience, and philosophy that drives us to examine and re-examine.

We aim to create art and thoughtfully-designed gifts that prompt conversations and bring aesthetic joy to everyday objects.

All of our goods are meticulously crafted in the United States and printed on the finest papers and materials. After all, beautiful language deserves beautiful treatment.

Thanks so much for stopping by. We invite you to browse our collections below and hope you enjoy our work. 

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LITERARY LINKS & BOOKISH BITS

A Lovesong

29 Aug, 2017

A Lovesong

"A solitary man wanders the streets of a city, restless with indecision. As he tumbles down a rabbit hole of seedy dive bars, half deserted streets and shots of whiskey, time fractures – and it seems he might be destined to walk these streets forever.
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Memorize That Poem

29 Aug, 2017

Memorize That Poem

"It’s time for us to show we care about words again, to rebuild our connection to a human civilization so much broader than our Twitter feeds."
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