🔗 iA Writer in Paper

We wanted [the] guidelines [to serve as] temporary scaffold to support your writing without causing distraction. The design had to reflect the core spirit of iA Writer: simple, clean, uncluttered. The use of ink had to be exclusively reserved for the owner’s handwritten text. After exploring different approaches, the decision to adopt delicate watermark guidelines became clear, even though its implementation demands high technical expertise and attention to detail.

Is this a bit much? Yes. But does it reflect a software company’s core principle made physical? Also yes.