Notebook Reviews: 3 Disappointments and 1 Surprise

Notebook Reviews: 3 Disappointments and 1 Surprise

This was not the review I thought I’d be writing today. I purchased an array of notebooks over the past few weeks — at the San Francisco Pen Show and via Yoseka Stationery¬† — and I was quite excited about them. All four of the notebooks I purchased (or were given for review) were well-made…

Planner Review: Yoseka Labs Two-Month Weekly Planner

Planner Review: Yoseka Labs Two-Month Weekly Planner

I cannot believe that someone hadn’t thought of doing this sooner but Yoseka created the Yoseka Labs Two-Month Weekly Planner sampler ($9.50) and it is genius. (There’s your TL:DR. Go buy it now.) In a lovely B6-sized (12.5cm x 17.6cm / 4.9in x 6.9in) cahier-style notebook with 68gsm Tomoe River paper are an assortment of…

Paper Review Colorverse Coloring Sheets (Minhwa)

I’m always fascinated by new entrants to the paper market. For the last few weeks I’ve been reviewing various sheets and swatch cards from Colorverse, but I’m particularly excited about today’s batch because, well, I love coloring! Colorverse Coloring Sheets (16 sheets for $12.00) are a fun new addition to their line. Each package contains…

Notebook Review: Pen + Gear Gameboy Notebook

Notebook Review: Pen + Gear Gameboy Notebook

I had an unusual little visit to a nearby Wal-Mart this weekend and browsed through the back-to-school aisles. Much of the merchandise was standard back-to-school fare including massive packs of cheap wooden pencils, huge reams of 3-ring notebook paper and packs of multi-colored pens. There were a couple little gems though including the Pen +…

Ink Swatch Art: Colorverse Colorspace Hubble-C Swatch Art Card

We also know some folks who create ink swatches so beautifully they could be considered art. Well Colorverse has tried to make some “out of this world” space art with their new Colorverse Colorspace Swatch Art Cards ($6-7 for 30 cards). Printed on Colorverse’s 200 gsm Nebula Paper, these cards reveal cool space themed designs…