100 Notes– 100 Thoughts

This looks like a very cool series of books, which reproduce handwritten notes, artists’ books and writings by various artists who are involved with the dOCUMENTA art festival in Germany in June 2012.   Read more at Creative Review – 100 notebooks for dOCUMENTA.

Notebook Gems

Lots of cool notebooks highlighted in this post at LookAtTheseGems.com, including these and more: Most seem to be available on Etsy.

Notebook Addict of the Week: Galthea

This week’s addict emailed me a link to a blog post about her notebook collection, which is featured along with some other bonus items:   After coming back from Asia I decided to take picture of all my (current) journals and notebooks + few other things I use when writing and traveling. Of course since […]

Notebooks in the Tintin Books

I have been a passionate fan of the Tintin books ever since I was a kid. There are a few moments when notebooks make an appearance, including these: All the images above are from King Ottokar’s Sceptre.   And there’s my favorite, which is from The Red Sea Sharks: Maybe this is where my love […]

James Joyce’s Notebook

A page from one of James Joyce’s notebooks, which looks like some sort of ledger: From the post at Biblioklept: This page is from a notebook that contains some of Joyce’s preparatory notes for Ulysses—there are notes for characters “Stephen,” “Simon,” “Leopold,” etc. as well as lists “Books,” “Recipes” and general ideas “Theosophy”. This particular […]

A Fashion Designer’s Notebooks

I love this image of well-loved and beat-up notebooks, from the Facebook page of Massimo Osti:  

Mattias Adolfsson Sketchbook

More fabulously detailed and whimsical Moleskine art from Mattias Adolfsson: See more at Sketchbook 21 on the Adweek Talent Gallery.

Notebook Addict of the Week: Amy Ludwig Vanderwater

This week’s addict is a bit different, as I picked her because of the way she is addicted to other people’s notebooks, not just her own. Amy Ludwig Vanderwater blogs at Sharing Our Notebooks, which “highlights pages from a variety of notebooks: paper, digital, napkin, any kind [so readers can] learn how students, authors, artists, […]

Review and Giveaway: Monsieur Notebook

I received a sample of the Monsieur Notebook quite a long time ago, and in some ways it’s a good thing I hadn’t gotten around to reviewing it until now, as the company is growing fast and has had some interesting recent developments. Monsieur has been in business for about two years, producing hand-finished leather-bound […]

More on Washi Tape Notebooks

After seeing this post while ago, a reader named Saaleha sent me a link to a notebook she’d decorated with washi tape and used as a travel journal: Washi tape is a wonder. I carry along a few small rolls whenever I travel so that I can quickly stick down any ephemera I encounter into […]