Clairefontaine 1951 Staple-bound Notebook

A couple summers ago, I reached an epiphany one night while studying (obviously, I was not focusing as I should):  I should use notebooks I have acquired over the years for note-taking and so I will not need to ink about 100 pens to do test pages.  Like many other fountain pen lovers, I tend to haveContinue reading “Clairefontaine 1951 Staple-bound Notebook”

Monk Paper A4 Soft Cover Sketchbook

Lokta paper is a handmade artisan paper indigenous to Nepal that is made from the fibrous inner barks of two types of Laurel, locally known as Lokta.  Similar to harvesting of sugar cane, Lokta was cut close to the base for paper making, and the tree could regenerate to full maturity in 4 to 5Continue reading “Monk Paper A4 Soft Cover Sketchbook”

Dialogue Too A5 Notebook

A problem with liking nice designs is that many notebooks will involuntarily follow you home.  When I received a hefty box from Grandluxe sometimes last year, Dialogue Too notebook was the one that caught my eyes with its embossed motif on the cover.  Like many GrandLuxe notebooks that I have reviewed1,2 Dialogue Too is made withContinue reading “Dialogue Too A5 Notebook”

Overview of Word. The Standard Memorandum

Word. Memorandum, a set on Flickr. Since I am giving away The Standard Memorandum by Word. Notebook, it would be nice for those who entered and those who are still looking for a new planner for the new year to know how it looks like inside.  Instead of embedding individual pictures within the post, IContinue reading “Overview of Word. The Standard Memorandum”

GrandLuxe A6 Elastiq Journal

About (Taken from GrandLuxe catalog) Soft flexible premium PU cover with multicolor elastic band 120L of 100 gsm acid-free cream blank paper Available in 8 colors:  Black, Blackberry (deep purple), Brown, Fern (moss green), Rose (magenta), Sky Blue, Sport Red, and Yellow Measures 164 x 120 mm (6.5 x 4.7 inch) 240 pages Also availableContinue reading “GrandLuxe A6 Elastiq Journal”

Midori The World Meister’s Note – Santina

Midori is leading Japanese company that produces a wide array of paper products, craft items, and office supplies. Established in 1950, Midori products are noted for its simple yet sophisticated style, with stunning quality no less; I have not yet disappointed with any Midori products I have tried thus far. Besides its famed Traveler’s Notebook,Continue reading “Midori The World Meister’s Note – Santina”

CamNote A5 Notebook and a small giveaway

*Disclaimer*  CamNote graciously provides me a sample of this A5 notebook for review.  All opinions expressed here are entirely mine and I receive no monetary compensation from the company.  Thank you CamNote! I have always enjoy note-taking experience, not only because it gives me chances to play with pen and paper, but the process itselfContinue reading “CamNote A5 Notebook and a small giveaway”

Challenge of Size: Small notebooks

Miniature stationery pose as fatal attraction to me only because they are tiny and cute!  The buyer’s regret soon reigns because I have not an iota of idea as to how to use them.  The most recent challenge I faced is Tsubame notebook in A6 size (4″ x 5.5″).  The off-white and buttery pages areContinue reading “Challenge of Size: Small notebooks”