The Archival Wooden Box by Field Notes is perfect for the person who not only enjoys writing, but also keeps old journals and to-do lists. The custom box, made of American Birch, can store over 60 of the brand’s Memo Books and comes with a dozen letterpressed dividers to help you catalog your collection.
Who doesn’t love a good dose of color? Clara von Zweigbergk’s Spine Notebook for Danish furniture and accessories design company HAY breaks up the traditions of classic notebooks with a variety of page designs, from geometric patterns to vibrant colors.
When it comes to writing utensils, Blackwing pencils by Palomino are both classic and legendary. Favored by authors, musicians and artists, including John Steinbeck and Stephen Sondheim, the revered Blackwing’s return to the market in 2012 was applauded by many.
Few things are more romantic than the notion of writing while travelling. The product of Korean stationery company Seeso Graphics, Le Voyageur is an elegant, minimalist and convenient notebook designed to unite ink and paper in style.
If you’re the type who likes to keep track of your life by hand, you’re likely no stranger to journals. Chronicle Books offers an assortment of them, with covers that are sure to lighten the mood every time you get the urge to write something down.
There’s something sentimental about the effort and thought that goes into handwriting. And with the resurgence of expertly-designed stationery, its supposed swan song won’t be happening anytime soon.
Written by Bianca Bartz
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