I just finished a sketchbook, exactly a year a year after I started it. This was one of my old Modo & Modo original Moleskine sketchbooks. I have a hoard of these older ones and they are still my favorite sketchbook for everyday use– they stand up well to most of the pens I use, […]
A rather attractive set of notebooks at pencils by Serax: Not sure I’d like that stitched binding, though– doesn’t look like it would open flat. Source: PRETTY POST – 70percentpure
I always enjoy the Sketchbook Sneak Peek series at Design Sponge. Here’s one from a while back, featuring Courtney Wotherspoon. What are your go-to sketch book supplies? Are there any brands or media that you’re particularly drawn to? Pens, Uni-Ball Deluxe Micro, always black. Sometimes a blue ballpoint pen sneaks in if I can’t find […]
This is cute, and it comes in a nice little bag, but seems to just be a medium sized, cardboard cover, relatively thin notebook with a stitched binding… so doesn’t $45 seem really steep?? Tan Field Journal Whenever you’re ready to write or sketch in the bush or the backyard, you won’t be without pencil […]
I spotted this at McNally Jackson Bookstore in NYC and couldn’t resist: a small paperback book/facsimile notebook full of drawings by landscape architect Diana Balmori. From the publisher’s website (which seems to be the only place to buy the book online): “Notebooks is a record of sketches by Diana Balmori FASLA. Reflecting twenty years of […]
Andrea Joseph shows off some neat sketches in various colors of pen and pencil, all in a Moleskine sketchbook. Here’s one of my faves: See more at andrea joseph’s sketchblog: four drawings, three places, one sketchbook.
The nice folks at Pencils.com sent me the samples below. In 2010, they relaunched the popular Blackwing pencil, and in late 2011, they followed it up with a selection of notebooks paying homage to the pencil. I was excited to see that they partnered with the Turkish company behind the Fabio Ricci brand of notebooks […]
This is so cool, an incredible 3D illusion: See more here, and make sure you watch the video!
This is pretty cute: This “great” writing set features the Great Lakes – Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior! The set includes a notebook and 5 pencils. The notebook is a blue softcover Moleskine Cahier notebook silkscreened with a silhouette of the lakes in light blue. It’s perfect for taking notes or doodles and is […]
Sometimes, a notebook is only as good as what you write in it with. A notebook can have the best paper in the world, but it still won’t be enjoyable to use with a crappy pen. Over the years, I’ve tried many different pens, but I’ve finally narrowed my choices down to a few favorites, […]