I was contacted by the maker of the Pelle Journal a few months back and was very excited to have the opportunity to review one. It was compared to the Midori Passport Size Travelers Journal, but it’s handmade in California. Let’s take a look at what this journal has to offer. First of all, you’ll […]
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This week’s addict blogs at The Well Appointed Desk, and emailed me this “confessional” about her love for notebooks: I think I go beyond a notebook story into a full-blown confessional. I am an equal-opportunity notebook luster. From the lowly marble-covered composition notebook to the gilt-edged beauties, I love them all and each will eventually […]
I was very pleased to come across this passage in a book I was reading for my French class: Quartier Perdu, by Patrick Modiano. It’s about a man who returns to Paris after an absence of many years and how he revisits the memories he’d left behind there. …j’ai tendu le bras vers la table […]
Tips for decorating a plain Moleskine cahier notebook with a cheery floral pattern: Read more at fellowfellow – DIY Watercolour Notebooks.
Moleskine has been introducing so many new products lately, they’re hard to keep up with. But here’s one I had to try: This 3-piece set includes a 2-pocket envelope, a 2012 week-to-page planner, and an undated day-per-page notebook. First of all, I love the colors. The neutral brown and grey shades are very attractive […]
A nice collection of Moleskines, posted on Flickr: I see sketchbooks, ruled and squared, large and small, top-opening and side-opening, which got me thinking: do most Moleskine users tend to buy mostly one kind of Moleskine over and over again, or do they have a wide variety like this? My Moleskine collection is much more […]
A nicely illustrated tutorial on how to make your own notebooks, inspired by Moleskine cahiers: Read more at Faux Molskine Notebooks – Fine and Feathered.
This week’s addict blogs at Seize the Dave, where he shows off the nice row of Moleskine Cahiers (and an unidentified wire-o bound notebook) below. Read more about his experience using fountain pens in these notebooks at seize the dave: paper review: moleskine cahier.
My latest Etsy fave: Big & Mighty. I love their irreverent customzied Moleskine cahiers! More styles available at Etsy.
I went through a phase in the late 1990s when my notebook obsession was relatively dormant, because my lust for handheld data receptacles of a certain size and shape had displaced itself onto the Palm Pilot and its various descendents. PDAs were my addiction then: I bought (and resold) about 15 different models over about […]