A Public Notebook?

I recently came across an article in which the writer celebrates keeping a notebook. But there was one passage that really surprised me: Another thing that makes my notebook unique and interesting is the open access to its pages. While diaries are revered as the fiefdom of one man’s innermost thoughts and deep, dark secrets, […]

Susan Kare’s Sketchbook: The Birth of an Icon

Very cool! The original sketchbook of the woman who designed the graphical interface icons for the first Mac computers:   Kare stayed on at Apple to craft the navigational elements for Mac’s GUI. Because an application for designing icons on screen hadn’t been coded yet, she went to the University Art supply store in Palo […]

Moleskine Monday: A Japanese Album Travel Scrapbook

This is a great example of a Moleskine Japanese Album used as a travel journal: See more photos at AninhadaBest’s photostream on Flickr.

Happy Thanksgiving!

I’m taking the rest of the week off, but you can read my latest guest post about gratitude journals at the LoveNotebooks blog. Enjoy the holiday!

In Praise of Notebook and Pen for Creative Writing

I enjoyed this article, which makes some great observations about writing in notebooks vs. on a computer, or even a typewriter: Everything I’ve ever written was composed in notebooks first. I have hundreds of them filled with my scribbles tucked away in boxes. I also buy them obsessively, so I probably have just as many […]

Moleskine Monday: Moleskine Words in N.Y. City

Did anyone else attend one of these events:  Moleskine Words in N.Y. City? I did! I went over to A. I. Friedman, which is one of my favorite places to browse notebooks, and they had a table set up in the front of the store, with a throng of people around it already. A friendly Moleskine […]

Moleskine Monday: Chinese Menu

Want!!!   Looks like it’s only available in Hong Kong, unfortunately… More details at  CLOT x Moleskine Chinese Menu | Hypebeast.

Notebook Addict of the Week: Rider666

This week’s addict posted this Moleskine tower photo on Flickr. Love the lighting!

From the Readers

Some more tips and questions from our mailbox: Christa’s hand-drawn Moleskines celebrating San Francisco, made to order with your name included in the design:   Paul spotted the RoadPro brand of notebooks at a truckstop in Ohio. I’ve seen these at truckstops too, and also wondered why there would be a brand of notebooks exclusive […]

Washi Tape Notebooks

What a cute and simple way to decorate notebooks: colorful masking tape!   See more at 1, 2, 3, blog: Washi tape notebooks.