Notebook Addict of the Week: Lukas

This week’s addict hails from Malta, where he’s amassed quite a collection! Here’s his photos: I love seeing them laid out so neatly in rows, and beyond the obvious Field Notes and Rhodia and a few other brands I recognize, I think there are some European brands here that are less common. I’d love to […]

Eco-friendly notebooks at TreeHugger

TreeHugger features some eco-friendly notebook brands. “Made entirely from recycled, sustainable, or tree-free fibers, these companies care as much for the environment as they do for aesthetics.” I was most excited about the ones below–gorgeous stitched-spine pocket notebooks from Ciak that I’d never seen before, as well as some colorful versions of Calepino’s notebooks.   […]

Chupa Chups Scented Notebooks

This is one of my weirder online finds: a $13 two-pack of notebooks, pages “specially scented with chupa chups flavors.”  I guess if you really like those lollipops, these notebooks are for you!   Source: Paladone | Chupa Chups Scented Notebooks – Set of 2 at ASOS

Mysterious HOM Notebook

Every so often, I’ll see a new brand of notebook that interests me, but I don’t feel like spending money on it. I usually snap a photo or write down the brand name, and then look it up online to find out more. Below is a photo I took of a notebook found several months […]

Notebook Addict of the Week (Again): Olia

Olia was previously an addict of the week about a year ago. Since then, she’s found a new love! “I’m obsessed with pocket notebooks and have found that the perfect one for me is the soft cover Leuchtturm notebook. Your blog inspired me to test these Leuchtturms and I’m really glad I had! I’m afraid […]

Best Made Notebooks

I love the look of these notebooks– great combination of colors and cute design. They are from Best Made: The specs: 3.5” x 5” 96 pages, 1/2” dotted 7” cover ruler Interior conversion table 100lb. cover, 50lb. interior Lay-flat binding   https://www.bestmadeco.com

From the Mailbag: Questions and Tips from Readers

Time once again to try to help each other out by crowd-sourcing some notebook questions! Toby writes: The enclosed picture is of my favorite notebook, well the notebook is a few weeks old but the cover I have carried since I was fifteen, everyday it goes in my left pocket and more of my most […]

Richard Diebenkorn’s Sketchbooks

A page from one of Richard Diebenkorn’s sketchbooks– on the day his father died, he drew his hat and shoe and hankerchief: “Thanks to a gift from the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation, 29 of the artist’s sketchbooks will be on display at Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center starting Sept. 9. For over two decades since the artist’s […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: Chaospoe

This week’s addict is a Moleskine hoarder… or at least was back in 2007 when this photo was posted to Flickr: A very consistent collection! Bonus points for the cool typewriter.  

Talking to Strangers About Notebooks

I was on the train the other night and took out my notebook to jot something down. The woman sitting next to me, with whom I had not exchanged a word up til then, said “Oh wow, that’s so nice to see that you are using a paper notebook! You never see anyone writing in […]