The Hippos Have Left the Station!
We are happy to announce that all the Hippos from our original Kickstarter have begun their journey home! If you have not received your shipment notification as of now, please... Read more
Micro-Update: Almost Home!
The time has come when we can say with just about absolute certainty that our last batch of Hippos will be going out in the next couple of weeks. We... Read more
We are moving into November but moving out of our warehouse. Our progress has made it possible to move the remainder of the Hippos into a location closer to home.... Read more
HN Monthly Update
First of all thank you to everyone who reached out to check on us during the hurricane <3 We are happy to report that the warehouse and creative lab are... Read more
Hippo Fulfillment Update - Home Stretch!
We hope this update finds you all well ^_^. The #hipposquad is pleased to announce that we are in the final phases of shipping our KS pledges, with 18% left. ... Read more
Hippo Noto Fulfillment Update/Estimate!
Hello all! The entire #hipposquad hopes this update finds you well. Fulfillment is going strong and we anticipate completion within 2 months. Thank you all for your patience, this is... Read more
Shippo those Hippos! And random Bonus Items
Just a light update here to let everyone know that we are still in the process of Hippo Shippo. We received a tremendous response to our campaign thanks to all... Read more
The Hippos are here! Fulfillment can begin at last!
The bloat of hippos reached our warehouse earlier today, hippo-hooray!
This means that we will enter fulfillment very soon. We will need the next few days to setup, but we... Read more
Newsflash! Bloat of Hippos Escape from Shipping Container!
The Hippos have been given a customs release and we have scheduled warehouse delivery! That being said, you all should have received a notice of address changes closing. Do not... Read more
Address Changes and Customs Status
The entire #hipposquad hopes this update finds you well. The Hippos are on island! However they aren't done with their journey yet, they are awaiting a customs release. ... Read more
The Hippos Have Left the Building!
As we had hoped, the Hippos finished production and have now left our production facility in time to beat the Chinese New Year holiday! The next big update will come... Read more
Final Production Samples Approval!
Just wanted to share the awesome news with you all! As of the last update we had not approved the final production samples, sadly the batch we received before this... Read more
Cream Hippos Flying Home! <3
We couldn't be happier to announce that the Cream Hippos arrived safely at our warehouse and will be making their way home ^_^.
The team couldn't have been happier with... Read more
Ivory Paper Update!
We are happy to announce that the cream Hippos have cleared US customs and are en route to the warehouse. They stayed in Customs a bit longer than expected, but... Read more
Robert Oster Hippo Purple in Progress!
As we wait for the Cream Hippos to arrive at our warehouse, Down Under we have another exciting development! The production of Robert Oster Hippo Purple. Robert was kind enough... Read more
Packaging and the Journey Home
We hope this update finds you well! Lots of exciting things going on. Our first production Hippo has reached home and passed QC with flying colors!
We have confirmed... Read more
Production and Prototypes!
We hope that this update finds you well :) Production is moving along but we are sad to report that we have hit our first bump in the road to... Read more
Forest Green Prototype Pic + Hippo Writing Mats Land!
This project that took on a life of its own is steadily coming together! As of this update we are still on schedule for July. Two exciting things have happened... Read more
Stretch Goal: Writing Mat Production Complete!
We hope this update finds you well! Production of the Stretch Goal Writing Mats is complete! The stamping came out wonderfully on the frosted finish.
The hippos are still in... Read more
The Hippo-Sized Journey Continues
It has been nearly three weeks since the campaign ended. It was a fantastic campaign that exceeded all expectation and filled our hearts with joy. The ending of it was... Read more
Surveys + Late Pledges/Addons
Surveys: By now most of you have received a survey regarding the color/ruling/paper tone of your Hippo Noto pledges ^_^. We should have the survey out to 100% of... Read more
We did it!!!!
Thank youall for the generous pledges and absolutely amazing positivity throughout the campaign. It truly warms my heart to know that Hippo Noto will be in production soon and... Read more
New color announcement!
We are excited to announce that the new color option for Hippo Noto will be Forest Green with a Lime strap!
The color may vary, as this is just a... Read more
Stretch Goal #5 Reached!
Our fifth stretch goal of a Writing Mat included with every Hippo Noto has been reached! We reached this goal in record time on 4/9/17, we apologize for the delay... Read more
New Stretch Goal Added!
Happy to announce that a new stretch goal has been added!
$50,000 - Writing Mat
Once we hit this goal a Hippo Noto writing mat will be included with every... Read more
Stretch Goal #4 Reached!
We are very happy to announce that our 4th Stretch Goal had been reached! Ivory tomoe paper will now be an option for this launch ^_^
A heartfelt thank you... Read more
Stretch Goal #3 Reached!!! / Hippo Noto FB page info!
Stretch Goal #3 has been reached! Every Hippo Noto pledged will receive a detached pen loop! This pen loop will come separately from the book so you can decide on... Read more
Stretch Goal #2 Reached! Poll and new Stretch Goals!
26 Days left to go and stretch goal #2 is already complete! Give yourselves a hand! ^_^.
We can now start looking at the next color that will be available... Read more
Many of you have asked how to add additional bottles of Robert Oster Signature Hippo Purple to an existing pledge. The answer is here! If you would like to add... Read more
We are absolutely blown away by the tremendous amount of positivity and support we have seen here today. In less than 24 hours Hippo Noto has been 100%+ funded!
But... Read more