A Grandfather’s Notebooks

What an amazing story. Lauren Blank received a wonderful gift when she turned 16 recently: Her grandfather decided the time was right to share a special gift with her: three notebooks filled with her grandfather’s writing, documenting all the time they spent together from the time Blank was 2 until she was 5. He documented every […]

Notebook Flasks

The perfect gift for the notebook addict who’s also an alcoholic! Read more at Notebook Flasks – The Digital Reader.

Moleskine Monday: Dreaming of a White Christmas

Here’s a lovely holiday-themed Moleskine: It’s exclusive to Selfridges in London but can be ordered online here: Moleskine White Christmas Notebook

Moleskine Monday: Exciting Giveaway and Coupon Code from Jenni Bick!

Many readers will probably be familiar with Jenni Bick Bookbinding— they sell a nice variety of journals and albums that can be personalized. Now, they have a new venture called MoleskineAndMore.com, a site offering customized stamping of Moleskine notebooks! Moleskine does quite a few customized editions, but they’re usually with large companies or institutions like […]

Oversized Matchbook Notepads

These are a bit different from the kinds of notebooks that usually interest me, but I thought they were pretty cool when I saw them recently in a store in Brooklyn called Nova Zembla. They’re about 5 x 7″, with a metal cover. You can also buy them online at this site: UncommonGoods.

Between Me And You Keepsake Journals

The maker of these journals contacted me, and I thought they looked like a nice gift idea: Between Me And You Keepsake Journals. The journals are meant to be given to a loved one, and each contains blank space as well as a number of questions designed to prompt recollections about the relationship. The idea […]

Archie Grand Notebooks

I’ve recently noticed a couple of mentions of this fun new line of notebooks from a Swedish company called Archie Grand. With titles like “Architects I Met and Liked” and “Lovers I Had and Liked” you’d think these might be address books, but they’re not– just plain unlined pages within. There seem to be 61 […]

Review and Contest: Old Style School Quaderno from Vickerey

I think I stumbled across Vickerey’s website while looking for retailers that stocked Cavallini journals– but all else was forgotten when I caught a glimpse of these: Here’s Vickerey’s description: Old Style School Quaderno Notebooks (set of 3) These old-school Italian journals are reminiscent of classic academic exercise notebooks (quaderno in Italian). Replete with European […]