Review: Appointed Notebook

Appointed is a brand of notebooks and accessories that I’ve seen cropping up in a few stylish boutiques here and there in NYC. The company is based in Washington DC, and the products are made in the USA, with a minimalist aesthetic. Let’s take a look at the sample they sent me: This is the […]

Review and Giveaway: Writersblok Double Spiral Notebooks

When our friends at Kikkerland shared these samples of their latest new product, I had to clap my hands– finally a notebook that really DOES do something new! I’ve seen other notebooks that can open from the back or the front, but I have never seen a notebook with both top and side openings in […]

John Dickerson’s Notebooks

The moderator of tonight’s Republican debate seems to use Field Notes, judging by this photo from today’s New York Times: Source: John Dickerson, Molded by News Legends, Hones His Skills at CBS

Notebook Addict of the Week: Eryck Webb

This week’s addict is an illustrator graphic designer who has been keeping sketchbooks for years. Some of these go back to his college days. More recently, he fills about one sketchbook a year, and likes to decorate the covers. They look fantastic, inside and out! Read more at: 2015 Sketchbook: Latest In A Long Tradition […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: Laura12345

This week’s addict has quite a boxful of notebooks and more. Looks like she might be selling them, though… CD cases $1.00, binders 50 cents, according to the caption on Flickr! See more on Flickr.

Review: O’Bon Notebooks (and Pencils)

I was happy to receive this lovely batch of samples from the good people at O’Bon. They make colorful and eco-friendly pencils and paper products. The large feather-pattern notebook on the bottom is a looseleaf binder. Then there are two wire-O notebooks, and 4 packs of pencils. Let’s take a closer look at the notebooks: […]

Hybrid Home Notebooks at Super7

These look kind of funky: I think I want the one with phrases to use in meetings, to remind me there’s more to life than leveraging my core competencies. They’re only $4 each, here. Via Hybrid Home Notebooks – Super7 Blog.

EcoJot Giveaway!

Sabrina at Slice of Lemon says “these notebooks = crack,” so she’s sharing them with 5 lucky winners! Here’s the contest details: In order to enter this contest, answer the following question in the comments section of this post [at Slice of Lemon, not here at Notebook Stories]: What is your fondest childhood memory? Answers […]

Notebooks in My Office

I have a few notebooks stashed in my desk drawer. These have traveled with me through 3 job changes, but I’ve only used any of them actively for brief periods. The first one is this 4″ x 5 3/4″ Cahier de Toilex made in Japan by Maruman. It’s not my ideal size, but I love […]