The Manly Tradition of the Pocket Notebook

The Art of Manliness blog muses on the long tradition of keeping a notebook: The idea of carrying around a pocket notebook has become quite popular these last few years, revived by the introduction of the current incarnation of the “Moleskine” into the market. It’s become so popular that I’m afraid it has come to […]

Moleskine Monday: Juan Rayos

This is one of the most gorgeous examples of notebook art I’ve ever seen: See more at Juan Rayos – Chinese Moleskine | Aqua-Velvet.

Notebook Addict of the Week: Mónica

Monica posted this nice stack of journals on Flickr: There isn’t any commentary, so it’s hard to tell if she’s truly an addict, but I think anyone who photographs a nice, worn-in stack of notebooks so lovingly must surely qualify! See more on Flickr.

Red and Blue Lines

I love this: From Make Something Cool Every Day 2009 on the Behance Network.

Book: From Old Notebooks

Now here’s a book many of us might like to read! Or write ourselves… From Old Notebooks is a memoir, a novel, a poem, an essay — a self-styled memoivel — which exemplifies how love of language and literature enriches our lives, and explores, often with great humor, the many pitfalls confronting a young writer and father […]

A Collection a Day, 2010: Day 228

I LOVE the “Collection a Day” blog. Vintage office supplies are often featured, and the other day she posted these old journals: . A Collection a Day, 2010: Day 228

Moleskine Monday: One Hundred (and three) Notebooks

Imagine buying 100 at a time! From a Flickr user: One Hundred (and three) Moleskine Notebooks I have just finished writing my book on Moleskine notebooks titled “Moleskine: How to make use of the “legendary” notebook”. I wanted to send a Moleskine notebook to each and every book reviewer and prominent reader of the book, […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: A Penchant for Paper

Heather at A Penchant for Paper asks How Many Notebooks Are Too Many?: The true notebook addict would probably say that it would be impossible to have too many notebooks, but I am not so sure.  I have been feeling overwhelmed lately by the number of notebooks that I am currently using, as well as […]

“Little Notebooks Everywhere”

From the Huffington Post: The thing about opening your mind up to a new story idea is that you once you do it, there’s no going back. All of a sudden, everything seems like it has to do with the new idea. Songs and lyrics and billboards and articles and movies and books and people […]

Top Opening Pocket Lab Notebook

Here’s something that struck me as unusual: a top-opening lab notebook. It looks a bit like the Book Company lab notebook I reviewed, but that was side opening, as is every other lab notebook I’ve seen. Also, this one is different in that the pages are printed on only one side, which might appeal to […]