Mixtape Notebooks

Super cute! I love how the elastic closure on this Nuuna notebook looks like the tape unraveling out of the cassette. That’s one aspect of using tapes that I am NOT nostalgic about! Via Retro To Go: Mixtape Notebooks by Nuuna.

Another Retro Style from Boorum & Pease

Here’s another simple notebook style from Boorum and Pease, and this one still seems to be available, at least in this size and format: Boorum & Pease Handy Size 7 x 4 3/8 Inch 96-Page Bound Memo Book with Stiff Tan Cover (6559) Below is from a post by Andy at Woodclinched (a blog about […]

This Week’s Theme: Old Notebooks from Boorum & Pease

I thought it would be fun to have a whole week of posts about an old brand of notebooks that used to be ubiquitous and now has become almost– but not quite— extinct: Boorum and Pease. They started out as an independent manufacturer of blank books based in Brooklyn, but since then, they’ve been absorbed […]

Laughing Elephant Notebooks

I love these retro-look notebooks from Laughing Elephant, so many colorful designs:   Buy at Notebooks | Laughing Elephant.

On Etsy: Celestefrittata Magical Notebooks

Another Etsy seller with some cool stationery products: Celestefrittata. These notebooks have a lovely aged look to them, almost like an old children’s book with a decorated binding. Via Paper Crave: Celestefrittata Magical Notebooks.

Retro and Expensive!

Here’s a neat item that stretches the definition of “notebook,” or at least turns the clock back on it! Brass and Ivory Pocket Notebook It’s the 18th century version of the PDA. Beautifully crafted here in the US. Based on an original that Jefferson owned. These are made of sturdy brass stock with 4 old […]