Notebook Review: Shizen Journal

Notebook Review: Shizen Journal

The Shizen Journal (16.2cm x21.3cm or 6 3/8″ x 8 7/16″ though the actual paper is 6.25″ x 8.25″) is a PU leather hardcover notebook with a magnetic, folding closure and rounded spine. Beneath the protected edge is an elastic pen loop that comfortably holds a medium-sized fountain pen. Inside, the paper included is 80gsm…

Notepad Review: Minerva Switch by Nava Design Studio

Notepad Review: Minerva Switch by Nava Design Studio

Review by Laura Cameron I have had these delightful notebooks in my possession for several weeks now, but have been remiss in reviewing them. If you’re still looking for the perfect stocking stuffer these Minerva notebooks ($3.00) are just the ticket! These mini pocket notebooks from Nava Design Studio in Italy come in 12 bright,…

Notebook Review: Hallmark Traveler’s Notebook & Inserts

Notebook Review: Hallmark Traveler’s Notebook & Inserts

I’ve been meaning to write up this review for ages! Hallmark released a series of notebooks and covers in the spirit of Traveler’s Notebooks and I wanted to try them out and see how they performed. I purchased several different packs of the notebooks because I loved the cover designs and they even had a…

Notebook & Ink Review: Baron Fig Dream Journal & Akkerman #10 Ijzer-galnoten Blauw-Zwart (Iron Gall)

Review by Jessica Coles Just before leaving for the San Francisco pen show, I received an item to review:  Baron Fig’s newest notebook called the Wander Dream Journal.  As this is the first time Baron Fig has tried their hand at adding content to a journal, I was intrigued to see what was inside. The first…

Notebook Review: Franklin-Christoph Vagabond Notebook Refills

Notebook Review: Franklin-Christoph Vagabond Notebook Refills

The Franklin-Christoph Vagabond Notebook refills are designed to fit into their Vagabond Notebook Covers ($38 for Ashen or Umber canvas covers) or standard Traveler’s Notebook covers. The refills are made from ​90gsm bamboo paper and are sold in 3-packs for $15. Each notebook in the refill contains 28 sheets (56 pages). The covers are cardstock…