18 notebooks that will keep you low-tech organized
be high-key organized—sans screen.
Published Jun 6, 2016 5:00 AM
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Who puts pen to paper these days? If you’re currently looking at your screen in disgust, you’re in good company. I mean, of COURSE team domino still uses notebooks… With one main requirement: They’ve gotta be pretty. And preferably inspired by our favorite color trends, design-inspired or minimalist, and they should probably help us stay organized. Keep reading for 16 of our favorite notebook brands to elevate your office accessory game.
Looking for an awesome planner? Blue Sky will have what you’re looking for (most likely in the prettiest floral pattern). The organization company also collaborates with designers to create specially-printed notebooks, like the Nicole Miller design you see here.
This Australian-based shop sells everything you need for your home, and their notebook selection is unrivaled. They have hundreds of notebooks, planners, and journals to shop in prints and patterns that range from minimalist to cheeky.
Based in Paris, this shop sells notebooks, paper products, and desk accessories that are on the forefront of design and color trends. They ship internationally and have stockists located all over the globe.
Ban.do might be one of our favorite, most fun stores to shop online. The Los Angeles-based retailer—of course—sells agendas and notebooks in the most lively prints with the option to buy notebook accessories you never knew you needed. Think tape, stickers, fun colored pens, and more.
If you’re not already in love with Poppin, now’s the time to start. Their simple and colorful desk accessories won our hearts over a long time ago—notebooks included. There are three sizes AND you can get them customized.
TUL note-taking system
Check this notebook out if you’re looking to get seriously organized. You can add (or remove!) extras like lined notebook paper, dividers, pockets, and more.
It wouldn’t be a list of notebooks without including Moleskine. It’s everyone’s favorite notebook for a reason. We could spend what feels like forever browsing their endless selection of notebooks and journals.
Commit to a well-made leather notebook or journal at the Graphic Image. Invest in a hardcover, choose the refillable option, or simply try out a cute-colored mini notetaker.
There’s nothing like a Public Supply notebook. Whether you opt for a classic, solid-colored design or a wildly, modern-printed variety, these unlined notebooks will take you far.
These notebooks feature design that we would gladly hang as prints in our home or wear as a shirt. They’re that good. No matter your design aesthetic, you’ll be able to find a notebook to cherish from Poketo.
happily ever paper
Yep, those are ombré and neon splashed pages of notebooks that could belong to you. This cooler than cool paperie sells unique products you truly won’t be able to find anywhere else.
snow & graham
Perfectly printed is the best way to describe all Snow & Graham products. The Chicago-based company’s printed paper products never fail to put a smile on our faces, and that includes their notebooks.
Chronicle Books sells a variety of real books as well as beautifully designed blank notebooks. If you’re looking for fun writing prompts or cute ways to get your creative juices flowing, this is your spot.
You’ve met your minimalist notebook match. Appointed notebooks are unmatched in quality and design. Shop solid colored notebooks in soft hues and neutrals that will blend seamlessly with your minimalist lifestyle.
Shop the brightest, most cheerful notebooks ever at May Designs. They’re also customizable, so you can choose your own monogram AND what type of pages you want. (Pink lines? No problem.) Plus, there are always collaborations, like these Sugar & Cloth notebooks you see here.
Are you a feminine, pop of color, print-loving notebook shopper? Kate Spade has desk accessories, notebooks, and planners you’ll love accessorizing with on a daily basis.
You won’t regret scooping up a minimalist, chic notebook from Russell+Hazel. The Minneapolis-based company consistently designs both colorful and neutral notebooks (among other productivity products!) that will keep you organized while fitting with your aesthetic at home and the office.
Sugar Paper designs the prettiest, most sophisticated notebooks—that usually incorporate some sort of metallic design. The Los Angeles-based paper company also collaborates with Target, making it that much easier to get your hands on beautiful products to help keep you organized.