Michael Bierut‘s ‘30 Years 90 Notebooks’ Exhibition

Remember Michael Bierut’s 86 notebooks? Well, he’s up to 90 now. And they’re in an exhibition with a really cool poster!   Read more: Michael Bierut‘s ‘30 Years 90 Notebooks’ at College of Saint Rose | New at Pentagram | Pentagram.

Michael Bierut on 86 Notebooks

A couple of years ago, there was a great post on Design Observer about Michael Bierut’s notebooks: The post made its way around the blogosphere so extensively that I never bothered to link to it here. But more recently, a reader asked me if I had seen it, and it got me thinking again about […]

Notebook Addict of the Month: Paul

This week’s addict had to be upgraded to Addict of the Month. Paul has been a faithful reader and correspondent for quite a while now, sharing not only photos of his own notebooks, but links to historical notebooks and other interesting trivia. Did you know, for instance, that the last entry in Samuel Pepys’ diary […]

Thoughts About Notebooks at Roaming By Design

Saxon Henry shares some thoughts about notebooks and writing, including these nice images: My first writer’s notebook was a steno pad, and as you’ll see if you read today’s post on The Road to Promise, I “graduated” to a loose-leaf binder in 1986. It was made by Boorum & Pease, and I filled seven of […]

Notebook Trivia: Boorum & Pease Building

There’s an interesting little neighborhood here in Brooklyn called Vinegar Hill– it’s a bit off the beaten path, but worth a short walk from nearby DUMBO to feel like you’re in a bit of a timewarp, and to have dinner at the Vinegar Hill House! The area was just featured on the “Forgotten New York” […]