Review and Giveaway: Schützen Notebooks

I received these sample notebooks quite a long time ago and I’ve been procrastinating about reviewing them. I try to be an objective analyzer of all notebooks, but it’s impossible not to have my own personal preferences and biases, and in this case I just have to say upfront that these notebooks are not really […]

Review: Kapdaa Offcuts Notebook

The folks at Kapdaa contacted me from India to offer a sample of a very cool concept: notebooks covered in leftover fabrics from clothing. An offcut is the material that remains after the clothing pattern has been cut out. Often it just goes to waste, but Kapdaa uses these remnants to make attractive cloth-bound journals […]

Colors and Patterns

I spotted these colorful notebooks a while back and loved the way they look together:     You can buy them via this UK online shop. via Grafika Notebook Set — Desk Accessories — Better Living Through Design.

Random Giveaway!

Today, I just feel like giving away some notebooks. What the heck! I’m going to put together a lovely little surprise package for one lucky winner who I’ll randomly select from anyone who comments on this post by the deadline of Friday May 3, 11:59 EST. Feel free to spread the word via social media, […]

Wooden Case For Field Notes Notebooks

Now here’s a perfect holiday gift for a notebook addict, at least if they like Field Notes or similarly sized notebooks:   I’ve always thought it would be nice to have some custom-made, perfectly-sized notebook storage. This box adds a nice extra: tabs that you can use to organize your various Field Notes volumes. Pretty […]

Vacation

My posts will be a bit less frequent than normal this week while I take a lovely vacation. I think I’ll be spending more time filling my notebooks than buying new ones or blogging about them!

Constellation & Co. Sketchbooks

On a recent visit to the McNally Jackson bookstore in NYC, I noticed these very cool letterpress notebooks featuring various constellations on the cover: Covers are letterpress printed on 100% recycled chipboard with Japanese washi tape detail on the bound edge. Interior pages are cream colored and unlined. Size: 5.25″ x 3.5″ Pages: 120   […]

Tricky Notebooks

Very cute! (if you don’t mind egregious misuse of apostrophes): Read more at richard holloway: tricky notebooks.

One Notebook or Many?

Steve at Recording Thoughts has written a marathon series on the question “One Notebook or Many?” Now, I suppose you could argue that this isn’t even a question, as you probably wouldn’t be reading this blog if “many” notebooks wasn’t your idea of a good thing! But the issue here is whether to capture all […]

Dec. 28 Random Giveaway Winners

I’ve had this nagging feeling that I’d forgotten to do something… and I had! My Dec. 28 “random notebook giveaway” sort of slipped my mind in all the holiday craziness, but our winners are Cesar– comment #120 Brian Tacik– comment #109 Thanks for all the wonderful comments, everyone!