Here’s a few notebooks spotted in assorted advertisements and articles: From the New York Times obituary of theater critic Stanley Kauffman: From the Wall Street Journal magazine, designer Marc Newson’s sketchbooks, among other favorite things. Also from the Wall Street Journal magazine, a Moleskine seems to be a favorite tool of Nike […]
The Haverford College library has a collection of over 700 Quaker diary and journal manuscripts. The one shown below is the diary of Henry Hale Graham Sharpless from June 26, 1868. Read more at Haverford College: Library : Special Collections : Quaker : Diaries and Journals.
This week’s addict blogs at These Beautiful Pens, where she recently posted About journalling. She mailed me a link to her post, commenting “I’ve been keeping a diary for almost 20 years now… (the journals pictured are] just the filled ones, still need some preparation for the challenge of making photos of the new and […]
This week’s addict blogs at Mixed Martial Arts & Crafts, where she posted this photo of all the notebooks she is currently using for various purposes, including an idea capture journal, writing journal, and a page-a-day diary/logbook. She says she also has “a ton more that are all used and a few that are empty […]
I had never heard of the brand Victoria’s Journals, so I was very happy to receive a huge assortment of them from the company, which is based in Hong Kong. Wow– lots of variety and some unusual designs. Let’s take a look! (To see larger versions of the thumbnails below, click through to see the […]
This is a pretty neat story: Le Hendrick never thought he would find buried treasure while sifting through a file cabinet inside Conway’s Country Club Drive fire station. “I was just looking for a few files and saw something strange at the bottom of the drawer,” the Conwayite and battalion chief of fire operations said. […]
I love this messy, scribbly, intensely red diary page: This notebook was exhibited as part of the 2012 Edinburgh Art Festival. “Apart from the video installation, the Roth exhibition at Fruitmarket Gallery is full of books. Notebooks with their pages opened reveal bursts of red ink or spill forth with every idea and fantasy that […]
Here’s a drool-worthy item that some collector has probably already snapped up: From the description: “The writing in the book includes “This Old Pocket Book & Pencil was given to me by my Father about the year 1882 and in the following pages I have recorded some of the events of my Life, places […]
Peaches emailed me lots of photos of her collection, and some musings on the various brands of notebooks she’s tried… but I think she’ll keep trying even more: “I still haven’t found the 100% perfect notebook, which would have thick, off-white plain paper and be a hardback just under A5 size. The closest I […]
Nicoz keeps a beautiful illustrated journal, in a page-per-day Moleskine diary. A couple of my favorites: See lots more at nicoz goes west | swimming across the ocean.