Peter Orlovsky’s Notebook

A relic of the Beat Generation: “The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, acquired the archive of American poet Peter Orlovsky (1933–2010), an important figure in the Beat Generation. Orlovsky was fellow poet Allen Ginsberg’s companion for more than 40 years, and his papers reflect […]

A Notebook Accidentally Thrown Out!

A sad tale! I am not the sum total of my tattered alphabetical notebook, which currently lies in the slush of the Wellington tip, but that slice of old technology was a part of me. It must have disappeared when I emptied out the contents of my waste paper bin, congratulating myself for remembering collection […]

Moleskine Monday: F*** Yeah Moleskines

I don’t really get why people call so many Tumblr sites “F*** Yeah _____”. (Someone has even attempted to catalog them all: F*** Yeah Directory.) But anyway, there’s one that focuses on images of Moleskine pages. I love the variety of images people submit, including these: From Posted by uliakw cureforahangover

Notebook Addict of the Week: Liz Steel

This week’s addict has been featured here before with a look at how she prepares her sketchbooks. Here’s how 5 years of those sketchbooks are stored:   Although they look very uniform, she says there are 8 different types of sketchbooks in the collection. She was on Sketchbook #46 when the photo was posted in […]

Draft Notebooks on Kickstarter

File this under “so close, and yet so far!” This is the latest of many notebook related Kickstarter campaigns. But for once, I hope this doesn’t get funded! It’s a dumb idea, at least as it’s currently structured. They send you this nice quality notebook once a month, in a gorgeous selection of colors, and […]

A Notebook Made of Pockets

Here’s an interesting notebook– each page is an envelope with a window. Great for collecting bits and pieces and writing notes about them!   See more at UNIONMADE – GIFTSHOP – Stock 12 Pocket Album in White.

“The Best Sketchbook Of All Time”

I love thinking about organizational systems using notebooks, and I love seeing other people’s thoughts on the same topic. Here’s a really interesting look at one person’s perfect sketchbook system.   If you’re a serious sketchbook user, you know that it’s basically a second brain. By that, I mean it’s not just a place for […]

Moleskine Monday: Coming This Spring

Looks like Moleskine is introducing some interesting new items this spring. If you search on Amazon by pub date, you’ll see all the 2014 and 2015 planners, including something called a Dashboard Planner. Moleskine 2015 Dashboard Planner, Vertical, 12 Month, Large, Black, Hard Cover (5 x 8.25) They are also launching something I’ve long wanted […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: @poploser aka Tyler Hellard

This week’s addict posted a simple message on Twitter, with the photo below: “Finally filled my 100th @FieldNotesBrand notebook.”   They look great all lined up like that! Original tweet: Twitter / poploser: Finally filled my 100th ….

Glamorous Notebooks

Ivana at Macarons and Pearls  offers a selection of her favorite glamorous and pretty notebooks, and some thoughts about choosing and using them: “I’ve always been big on collecting beautiful things: whether it’s cookbooks, Vogue issues, lipsticks or nail polishes, having a curated collection of something that inspires me and makes me happy feels really […]