Constellation & Co. Sketchbooks

On a recent visit to the McNally Jackson bookstore in NYC, I noticed these very cool letterpress notebooks featuring various constellations on the cover: Covers are letterpress printed on 100% recycled chipboard with Japanese washi tape detail on the bound edge. Interior pages are cream colored and unlined. Size: 5.25″ x 3.5″ Pages: 120   […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: Ana

This week’s addict blogs at The Well Appointed Desk, and emailed me this “confessional” about her love for notebooks: I think I go beyond a notebook story into a full-blown confessional. I am an equal-opportunity notebook luster. From the lowly marble-covered composition notebook to the gilt-edged beauties, I love them all and each will eventually […]

“Mon Vieux Cahier”

I was very pleased to come across this passage in a book I was reading for my French class: Quartier Perdu, by Patrick Modiano. It’s about a man who returns to Paris after an absence of many years and how he revisits the memories he’d left behind there. …j’ai tendu le bras vers la table […]

Dry Goods, Brooklyn, NY

I went to a great store on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn recently. It’s called Dry Goods, and the merchandise is a really neat mix– all the stuff I’d want to sell if I opened a store myself, including a variety of old-style perfume and toiletries with beautiful labels, household goods, books, and clothing… but most […]

A Birding Sketchbook

I love these gorgeous watercolor sketchbook pages from Catherine’s Costa Rica sketchbook: See more at birdspot » A few more sketchbook pages…

Moleskine Monday: Decorated Cahiers

Tips for decorating a plain Moleskine cahier notebook with a cheery floral pattern:   Read more at fellowfellow – DIY Watercolour Notebooks.

Notebook Addict of the Week: Allie

This week’s addict emailed me a few months ago about her love for notebooks: Hello there. I’m Allie, fourteen years old, and completely in love with your blog. Honestly, I didn’t know that there were so many brands that I was not familiar with! I’m a self confessed notebook junkie, owning over 80 notebooks, not […]

Tips from Readers

David Bogie shared a couple of great tips: first, this interesting notebook, used to record games of Go. I remember trying to play Go with my dad sometimes when I was a kid, or more frequently, Gomoku, which is much simpler. I certainly never got to the level of having to record my games, but […]

“I Like Notebooks and I Cannot Lie”

I agree! These are from a post at Design Crush: See more at Design Crush » I Like Notebooks and I Cannot Lie.

Mapbook Notebooks

Maps and notebooks, always a great combination! design: Contexture Design manufacture: Made in Canada materials: 100% recycled paper; reclaimed map cover. Staple-bound. dimensions: 5.25″ wide x 8″ tall; contains 48 pages Price: $15.00 Available from: Branch See more at Mapbook — ACCESSORIES — Better Living Through Design.