Moleskine Monday: gbSk’s Photostream

On Flickr, someone called gbsk has some amazingly over-stuffed Moleskines: Looks like a lot of colorful collaging going on inside! See more at Flickr: Search gbSk’s photostream.

Notebook Addict of the Week: MissElderberry

This week’s addict blogs at These Beautiful Pens, where she recently posted About journalling. She mailed me a link to her post, commenting “I’ve been keeping  a  diary  for almost 20 years now… (the journals pictured are]  just  the  filled  ones,  still need some preparation for the challenge  of making photos of the new and […]

Moleskine Monday: Andrea Joseph’s Sketches

Andrea Joseph shows off some neat sketches in various colors of pen and pencil, all in a Moleskine sketchbook. Here’s one of my faves:   See more at andrea joseph’s sketchblog: four drawings, three places, one sketchbook.

Notebook Addict of the Week: Cynthia Iannaccone

This week’s addict is another find via the excellent Sharing Our Notebooks site. Cynthia is a writer, illustrator and art teacher who has been keeping sketchbooks for years and often looks back at the old ones to find inspiration for new work. Here’s some of her sketchbooks:     Read more about Cynthia and see […]

Quick Review: Notebooks from Kinokuniya

I’m always trying to keep up with reviewing various samples that notebook manufacturers send me, but sometimes that means I don’t get around to reviewing notebooks I’ve actually bought myself! These are two I purchased over a year ago at the Kinokuniya bookstore in Manhattan. The stationery section in the basement is pen and notebook […]

Moleskine Monday: Marco Mazzoni

Some images of Moleskine sketchbooks from an interview with Marco Mazzoni at Hi Fructose, an art magazine. Amazing use of colored pencils… What brand of sketchbook do you use? In this moment I use a Moleskine. Is really perfect because I can crush pen or pencil on paper but I haven’t signs on the opposite […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: Vanessa

This week’s addict blogs at Mixed Martial Arts & Crafts, where she posted this photo of all the notebooks she is currently using for various purposes, including an idea capture journal, writing journal, and a page-a-day diary/logbook. She says she also has “a ton more that are all used and a few that are empty […]

Tom Lipton’s Industrial Notebook

I recently came across a great post by Tom Lipton of Ox Tools, who designs and builds “special tools, instruments, and mechanical devices for the scientific, medical, product development, and metal working industries.” He has some great thoughts on why it’s important to keep a paper notebook, and the contents of his own notebooks are […]

Review and Giveaway: Victoria’s Journals

I had never heard of the brand Victoria’s Journals, so I was very happy to receive a huge assortment of them from the company, which is based in Hong Kong. Wow– lots of variety and some unusual designs. Let’s take a look! (To see larger versions of the thumbnails below, click through to see the […]

Tuli Kupferberg’s Notebooks

I liked the look of the notebooks in the image below, from a rare book dealer’s listing of the “Kupferberg and Topp Collection”:   The Kupferberg and Topp Collection reflects Tuli’s literary, musical, artistic, and political career, as well as Tuli and Sylvia’s publishing work with Birth Press and theatrical work with the Revolting Theater. […]