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…

Notebook Review: Sketchnote Ideabook

I’ve been a huge fan of Mike Rohde‘s Sketchnote project and his Sketchnote Handbook and Sketchnote Workshops. In general, he’s an all-around great guy and when I heard he’d created a Sketchnote Ideabook to meet his exacting standards for sketchnoting, I was all-in. Partnering with Airship notebooks, the Sketchnote Ideabook is a soft-touch, hardcover A5 notebook…

Notebook Review: Pebble Stationery Co. Glacier Edition

Notebook Review: Pebble Stationery Co. Glacier Edition

Review by Tina Koyama Before Pebble Stationery offered to send me a pack of its new notebooks, I admit I had never heard of the Australian company. A Kickstarter campaign last year helped bring a new pocket-size notebook with Tomoe River paper to market, and in August the limited Glacier Edition was launched (two notebooks…