Manuscript Notebook Review

Manuscript are an American notebook company. They sent me a set of their notebooks to review. These are my honest opinions based on using one of each size for several weeks. Pocket notebooks Size: 5.5″ x 3.5″ Price: $11 for three Pages: 64 Cover: textured cardboard Paper: off-white Ruling: blank[…]

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Rhodia Rhodiarama Softcover Notebook

Rhodia’s Webnotebook has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the best fountain pen-friendly notebooks there is. It was my number one choice until I started using covers, when the thick cover, usually such an advantage, became a bit awkward. I tried many different softcover notebooks, some good, some bad,[…]

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Back Pocket SpaceX Notebook Review

It seems these days that a new notebook’s been released before you can finish half of the one you last started, so it takes something special for one to stand out. The Back Pocket SpaceX notebooks certainly look striking but do they hold up in use? Size: 14cm by 9cm[…]

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Craft Design Technology Item 35 Notebook Review

Craft Design Technology commission products from established Japanese manufacturers and rebrand them. The resulting items look great, in a modern minimalist kind of way. Most of their products are sold at premium prices but the cost of this notebook compares favourably with similar items. I was able to get this[…]

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Hobonichi Techo (2016 Edition) Review

A lot has been written about the Hobonichi Techo. It has almost cult status. Here are some more words about it, based on how I’ve used mine for eight months. Of course one of the difficulties of reviewing planners when you try not to review anything without using it for[…]

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