Fancy a visit to the paper concierge? “Attention paper sophisticates: Ito-Ya, the legendary 111-year old Japanese stationery mecca will make your dreams come true. On the fourth level of their newly renovated 12-story emporium in Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district, a counter called “Note Couture” is dedicated to creating the perfect writing pad, on the spot.For […]
This week’s addict emailed me photos of her notebook collection: Hi, my name is Mary and these are my notebooks: I guess you could say I’m addicted to them. I mean, everybody needs a notebook sometimes, right? If I didn’t have these, I wouldn’t have anyplace to write stuff down. I wrote something in this […]
“For years, Bob Dylan scholars have whispered about a tiny notebook, seen by only a few, in which the master labored over the lyrics to his classic 1975 album “Blood on the Tracks.” Rolling Stone once called it “the Maltese Falcon of Dylanology” for its promise as an interpretive key. But that notebook, it turns […]
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Here’s some questions from readers that have come in over the last few months. Some of them are stumpers, for me at least, but I hope some other sharp-eyed readers will be able to answer! From Chris: Do you by any chance know what type of notebook/journal Bradley Cooper is using in the movie ‘Burnt’? […]
Another beautiful notebook page, with writing in French. This belonged to Alice Rivaz, a Swiss author. The notebook is part of an archive of her papers, which includes other notebooks as well (you have to click around a bit to find a few links to other images). Found via Google Image search.
Robert Smith is a journalist who works on NPR’s Planet Money. I love this photo of his notebooks! Here’s part of his story on how they ended up this way: “I started to put photos on the front of my notebooks because I kept losing track of which one I was using. I would just […]
I love this image of what seems to be an old diary written in Italian. Found at the link below– I’m not sure how the text and image relate, even after a translation to English! Via Taccuino di prigionia (17) | Brotture.
I wasn’t familiar with the artist Camille Bryen, but here’s a nice image of one of his notebooks: From an auction listing a few years ago for a lot of 4 notebooks.
This week’s addict posted a photo of her notebook stash on Twitter: This collection has so much color and pattern and texture– no two are alike! Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing your addiction, Sarah!
This week’s addict came to me via a tip from a reader (Thanks Raymond!), and I was delighted to see this story: Nancy Hanst has kept a food diary since 1962. I love Nancy’s stacks of little spiral-bound notebooks, and her consistency in keeping them for over 50 years! From Nancy’s article: So, here […]