Representative Wes Keller was an Alaskan Legislator, he is now retired. For decades, Wes has utilized 3×5 notecards as his go-to for taking notes or writing lists, and this habit that continued into the digital age. At all times as a legislator, he often needed paper to write on and his contact information for two locations.
The goal of this project was for Wes to have readily accessible 3”x5” cards in his pocket so he always had paper at hand for note taking, and his contact information – in one piece. This also allowed him to not have to carry as many business cards. By creating a custom 3”x5” card, contact information was pre-printed and on card stock, like typical 3”x5” cards. This provided stability when taking notes without a hard surface below. This also made the card less likely to be thrown away as a “scrap of paper”. The lines are lighter, so they wouldn’t be a distraction or compete for attention when the card was full of notes.