London Notebooks

I was in London a few months ago, and while the trip wasn’t my best notebook-spotting adventure, I did see a few interesting items. At Foyle’s, the huge bookstore on Charing Cross Road, there is a nice selection of stationery tucked in shelves by the registers on the 2nd floor. I thought the Puggy’s Best […]

Palimpsest’s Stationery Store Series

The blogger at Palimpsest does us all a great service with a fantastic series of posts about favorite stationery shops around the world, mostly in Europe. Each is well-documented with photos: Evripidis in Athens, Greece: Pen to Paper in Brighton, UK: I love visiting stationery shops when I travel. Even though the major brands like […]

Silkscreen Floral Notebooks

Some lovely silkscreened notebooks that someone emailed me about a while back: See more at Life is mostly beautiful | Fashion Accessories.

Ryman Notebook

Yet another proprietary brand notebooks, this time from UK office supply store Ryman’s. I keep thinking there must be just a few factories in China that churn out identical notebooks and people just slap their own branding on them! This one looks like it has a soft, smooth cover similar to the Monologue notebook I […]

SIM Notebook

How cool is this? A notebook that looks like the SIM card from a cellphone! SIMbook Notebook is designed to look like the SIM card for your mobile phone. Description The SIMbook Notebook is a handy notepad for jotting down notes, making shopping lists or making memos. It’s the ideal little pad to keep in […]

Review: Blackwell Notebook

The Blackwell notebook is an interesting “mole-clone” that has a bit more branding than most, but in an unobtrusive way that I rather like. Below you see the Blackwell notebook next to a Piccadilly notebook– in the front view, it’s almost impossible to tell the difference. (The Blackwell is on the left.) In this photo […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: Karen

Karen sent me this photo of some of her notebooks, saying I confess that these are all unused at the moment (I’m currently using a Moleskine sketchbook, a cheap sketchbook with watercolour paper from The Works, a UK discount store, for art journalling and a small notebook in my bag for jotting down important facts […]

Alwych Notebooks $6.99 at Amazon

Anyone who read Black Cover’s glowing review of the Alwych book surely wanted one–but they were only available by ordering from the UK, which was daunting. But now they’re available at Amazon for only $6.99 plus shipping for the pocket size version– WAY cheaper than ordering from the UK. Other sizes are available too– see […]

More New Moleskine Products for Spring 2009

I’m not sure if these are only available in the UK, but at, they’re offering Volant notebooks in two new colors, and Volant Address Books: New in February 2009: Volant Address Books in 3 sizes and 4 colours. The new Volant Address Books have ruled pages with laminated alphabetical tabs, created to be light […]