Notebook Addict of the Week: Rene

This week’s addict calls himself a “hoarder!” Yet he also has a generous spirit in his addiction: “I typically give most of these away, especially the Moleskines, to students as they want to write in what I’m writing in. I do journaling with them also so we kinda compete.” From top left: A three pack […]

Alibabette Editions

I spotted this brand when I was in Paris– they have some very cute designs: See more at their website.

Notebook Addict of the Week: Melissa

Melissa emailed these photos of her collection and writes, “I have been a fan of your notebook web site for quite sometime now. It is really good to know I am not alone in my obsession!! Heres a couple of photos of my collection. I do have a few. I have got to to stop […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: Lee Ann Spillane

This week’s addict is another one found via the excellent Sharing Our Notebooks blog. Lee Ann Spillane is a teacher who has been keeping notebooks since she was very young. She says: “I love to learn and think and draw and write. As I child I wanted to remember things. I used to sit on […]

Happy Valentine’s Day, Notebook Addicts!

I’ll never fall out of love…  

Dan Eldon’s Journals

The beautiful notebooks above only hint at the amazing work inside them… but they also come with a sad story. Dan Eldon was a young photojournalist who was killed by an angry mob in Somalia in 1993, along with 3 of his colleagues. “Dan left behind seventeen bound leather journals filled with drawings, writings and […]

Quick Review: Notebooks from Jet Pens

Here’s a couple of notebooks I bought at Jet Pens about a year ago. First, the adorable little Metaphys notepad, shown next to a pocket Moleskine so you can see how small it is. I love the orange cloth-covered flexi cover. Inside there are blank pages made of a fairly thin, smooth paper. They are […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: Baron Schwartz

This week’s addict blogs at xaprb, where he’s done an in-depth comparison of various notebooks to find the brand that works best for him. Here are the candidates: And here are the criteria: So what do I want? The size. It needs to be large enough to write on easily, leaving readable margins, without wasting […]

Palimpsest’s Stationery Store Series

The blogger at Palimpsest does us all a great service with a fantastic series of posts about favorite stationery shops around the world, mostly in Europe. Each is well-documented with photos: Evripidis in Athens, Greece: Pen to Paper in Brighton, UK: I love visiting stationery shops when I travel. Even though the major brands like […]

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.