Notebook and Cover Review & Giveaway: BB7B B5 Binder

Review by Laura Cameron A few months ago, the Desk was contacted by BB7B, a relatively new company whose mission is specializing in premium stationary and accessories. From the company website: The name BB7B is text message shorthand for the traditional Irish language sign-off in a letter to a friend or colleague: Beir Bua agus…

Yamamoto Ro-Biki (GIVEAWAY)

Back in January (EEESH where has the year gone?) I reviewed Yamamoto’s Ro-Biki notebooks, which are fun Traveler-sized notebooks made of recycled materials. Recently, Yamamoto generously sent us two notebooks, the Topographical map series and the Basic Reticle Dot Series for giveaway! (One lucky winner will win both plus some swag from me.)   TO…

Notebook Cover Review: Coal Creek Bainbridge A6 Leather Cover

Review by Laura Cameron When Ana returned from the DC Supershow she brought back tons of goodies for review. I was lucky enough to snag the Coal Creek Bainbridge A6 Leather Cover ($49-$55). Coal Creek offers a number of A6 size leather covers designed to accommodate your favorite notebook, be it Hobonichi, Moleskine, Rhodia, Leuchtturm…

Journal Accessory Review: Himekuri Sticky Calendar

Review by Tina Koyama I’ve been keeping a journal since third grade, and my journal format has changed as my needs have. The past decade or so, I’ve simplified my journal to more of a log: On most days, I write only a few notes to document places I’ve sketched, friends I’ve seen, books I’ve…

Planner Review: Leuchtturm 1917 Weekly and Pine Book Free Diary Washi Set

Review by Tina Koyama For years I’ve been DIY-ing my own planners because none of the commercially available options gave me the exact format and features I wanted. This year I’m using Baron Fig’s undated planner (dressed up with a little washi fun) which does give me the page layouts I prefer – but I…