A rather cute lined notebook in those signature Paul Smith colors… though they also have some in plain black and metallic gold. See more at Men’s Notebooks & Cases by Paul Smith Accessories.
Here’s a new brand of notebooks from Buenos Aires, Argentina: Libretas Brügge. The owner of the company was kind enough to send me 3 samples to review. Brügge’s notebooks offer pretty much all the standard features: a hard cover, removable paper band with branding, elastic closure, ribbon marker, and back pocket. They come in pocket […]
I spotted this photo in the newspaper not long ago and immediately recognized one of the spots where I’d seen some blank journals being sold in Istanbul, near the entrance to a book bazaar. Nice to know that guy still has his spot!
These look rather nice– linen covers, which I love, and in attractive colors. Best of all, this pocket size notebook is American-made in Michigan, and still only $12! At the moment, they seem to only offer lined notebooks, except for a sketchbook in a larger size. More details at 3.75″ x 5.5″ HARD LINEN COVER […]
I’d been hearing some reports that the Piccadilly Essentials notebooks might be showing up in Barnes & Noble stores. When searching on their website, I did find them listed: Essential Notebook Black Medium Ruled But I also found this: Essentials Black Small Blank Notebook by Peter Pauper Press. At 105 x 148 mm, it […]
A nice-looking clothbound notebook, with a bit of a twist– the elastic wraps around sideways at the top: See more at Carnets classiques Gris Souris, carnet de note, croquis, sketchnote – Le Papier fait de la Résistance.
Lovely little spot illustrations throughout the Dec. 23 & 30, 2013 issue:
These are some pretty well-used kitchen notebooks, belonging to Boston chef Jamie Bissonnette. They look like they’ve done some hard time in a hot kitchen! Read more at The Kitchen Spy: A Look Inside Jamie Bissonnette’s South End Pad | Boston Magazine.
Some of the notebooks I’ve spotted on recent shopping trips, first these “Carnets de Poche” at a gift shop in Bethesda, MD. They’re a bit large to really fit in your poche, perhaps, but rather cute nonetheless, with a nice mix of papers inside: I was quite intrigued by these Mead planners I saw […]
This is very ingenious– finally someone figured out a way to add a pen loop to a notebook without actually adding anything! Front: Back: Perhaps having to un-do 2 elastics would get tiresome after a while, but I still think it’s clever! For sale at Westerlind: Makr – Sketchbook.