It’s 2013… almost — an exhaustive round-up of planners and calendars

Most calendar and planner manufacturers have already released their 2013 offerings so I thought I might whet your appetite for a new wall calendar, desk calendar or planner.

First from Taschen are a range of designs featuring art, architecture, illustration and more in many different sizes and configurations.

(From left to right: Pin-Ups by Elvgren Weekly tear-off calendar, 8.1 x 13.0 in., 108 pages, $ 19.99; London Diary with spiral binding and elastic ribbon, 6.9 x 8.7 in., 122 pages, $ 15.99; Illustration Now Diary with spiral binding, 6.9 x 8.7 in., 124 pages, $ 15.99; Hiroshige. Famous Views of Edo Wall calendar with spiral binding, 13.5 x 19.3 in., 28 pages, $ 24.99; Paris Wall calendar, 11.8 x 11.8 in., 24 pages, $ 13.99; Fashion Ads of the 20th Century 365 Day-by-Day Hardcover, 6.7 x 8.5 in., 736 pages, $ 29.99)

From Jenni Bick come the Paperblanks line of bound planners and diaries. Diaries are available in sizes from micro 2.5″x3.5″, 3.5″ x 5″, 3.5″ x 7″ slimline, 4″ x 5.5″, 5″ x 7″, 7″ x 9″, 8.25″ x 11.75″ — pretty much something for everyone in designs that are ornate and rich looking with prices that range from $8.95 for a micro to $29.95 for the Grande Week -on-two-pages.

(From left to right, top to bottom:  Grolier Week at a Time Planner, Grande Features, 8.25″ x 11.75″, 160 pages, $29.95 Burgundy Foiled Week at a Time Planner, Midi Horizontal Features 5″x 7″, 160 pages, $16.95; Black Moroccan Week at a Time Planner, Midi Horizontal Features 5″x 7″, 160 pages, $16.95; Karakusa Week at a Time Planner– Slim Features, 3.5″ x 7″, 160 pages $14.95)

Jenni Bick is also stocking my favorite Cavallini daily planner, as well as an assortment of the Cavallini vintage-inspired wall calendars.

We Are What We Do have also released their 2013 Action Diaries, available in 6 colors in the A6 size (that’s about 4″ x 6″ for the Americans) for £6.

There are also options available in an academic calendar year (starting with September and either including 12 or 18 months). Paper Source has a variety of simple academic wall, desk and pocket options.

(From left to right and top to bottom: Academic Booklet Calendar 6″ x 7 1/2″ $12.95, Academic Date Book 5.5″ x 8″ $33.95, Metallic Gray My Agenda Academic Planner, 9″ x 7″ $47.95, Academic Great Big Wall Calendar, 24 3/4″ x 19 1/4″, $29.95)

And last but certainly not least (or the only other options because I could have gone on for days with this post), is the classic and ever-present Moleskine. Moleskine also offers academic planners in a variety of configurations and sizes so you can get organized ASAP or you can choose your favorite 2013 planner now before they sell out. European Paper is currently having a sale on the Moleskine Academic planners, just so you know.

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  1. Love the journals. I keep two. Several times a week, I write a letter to my children. One to my son and one to my daughter, in their respective journals. Someday, I will give each journal (volumes long) too my each of my kids.

    S. Thomas Summers
    Author of Private Hercules McGraw: Poems of the American Civil War

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