A bookbinding studio in New York is offering a class where you can make a pocket notebook, with elastic closure and back pocket. Could be a fun way to spend a few hours! It’s on April 20, 2013. Find out more at Full Tilt Bookbinding Classes.
BookMarc is the Marc Jacobs bookstore on Bleecker St. in NYC. They have a cool selection of old and new books, and some rather nice notebooks: The notebooks are all lined inside, seem to be of pretty good quality, and say they are made by Chameleon Like, Inc. On the company’s website, they offer a [...]
Act fast, the deadline for this is approaching fast! Grand Central Terminal, one of New York City’s most beloved monuments, will celebrate its centennial in 2013. A year-long series of events and projects — from art commissions and exhibitions to presentations and performances — is in the works. The Architectural League, at the invitation of [...]
I’d heard about this book called New York Diaries: 1609 to 2009 and thought it sounded fabulous: for each day of the year, it gives an excerpt from the diary of a notable New York resident or visitor, including people such as Albert Camus, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Theodore Roosevelt, Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, Mark Twain, [...]
This sounds like a fun event… and it’s at one of my favorite NYC stationery stores. Maybe I’ll see you there! How many stories can be written with a box of 400 different words? How many can you create? Join author and host of the Happy Ending Reading Series, Amanda Stern, and MoMA educator and [...]
I found this image at a blog called Robobop that unfortunately no longer seems to be active. It was from a post about Moleskine drawings during a trip to New York City. I hope the blog comes back someday, I’d love to see more!
“Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares” is a new novel by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, the authors of “Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist.” In the book, two teenagers write messages to each other in a red Moleskine: Dash stumbles across a notebook that Lily leaves on a shelf at the Strand. He quickly solves [...]
I spotted these in the window of the DKNY store on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, perfect for fashionistas who need a designer name on everything, even a notebook:
I spotted this in Manhattan: Recognize that planner? Looks like a Moleskine to me!
Though I’ll never really ditch notebooks for my iPhone, I do find it very handy for on the go blogging! I snapped this photo of a notebook I’d never seen before, the Pentalic Illustrator’s Sketchbook. It’s another Moleskine look-alike, very different from the Pentalic A La Modeskin notebooks. I’ll do a full review later, but [...]