Paper Review: Kokuyo Perpanep A5 Notebooks

Paper Review: Kokuyo Perpanep A5 Notebooks

Kokuyo Perpanep ($14.25 each) is a new line of paper notebooks that take a bit of study to make sense of the line. The Perpanep name, for starters is an anagram of the words “pen” and “paper” which is a bit of a tongue twister to say. Then, the books come in three ruling options:…

Notebook Review: Profolio Oasis Notebook

Notebook Review: Profolio Oasis Notebook

I was wandering around my local art supply shop recently and stumbled across the Profolio Oasis Notebook. It must have been kismet but the same week, several reviews popped up about the new Profolio Oasis Summit notebook. This Oasis is the simpler, cheaper cousin of the Summit. I grabbed the standard A5 size with a…

Jesi answers all your questions about Tomoe River

Jesi answers all your questions about Tomoe River

The world of paper manufacturing has been an uncertain place lately. There have been changes. There have been rumors. There may have even been lies. Or little fibs. Intrigue at least. So I was sent out by the Well-Appointed Desk on a mission to uncover the truth as far as possible. Some questions we were…

A (Draft) Notebook Set-up for 2021: Planners, Journals, and Blank Pages

A (Draft) Notebook Set-up for 2021: Planners, Journals, and Blank Pages

It’s December (…how?) and after a year that deviated from plans more than anyone could have anticipated, apparently I still feel compelled to “plan” for the upcoming year. I say apparently because it wasn’t until earlier this week that I realized I had five different notebooks that I intended to continue using in the new…