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Do you like grid, dot grid, lined or blank for your notebooks? Beyond these standard options, notebooks can also come with special pattern for a really specific usage. Habit of Writing pad is one of them. The tic-tac-toe grid in the notebook is made for character writing. It’s common to see the same grid in the traditional brush calligraphy papers and also in kid’s practice books. The grids are helpful for practicing perfect stokes with the correct angles, but they don’t often come inside a notebook made for grownups. In 2016, Conifer came out with this series in response to...

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Pentel came out with this really fun pen in 2011. Touch Sign Pen has an additional elastic core to allow the tip to write from thin line to thick line by applying pressure. It’s great for both character writing and brush lettering. The pen actually has a long history behind it. The predecessor is Sign Pen, which came out in 1963. The Sign Pen doesn’t have a flexible core, so in a glance, it might feel like a normal felt tip pen. But the felt tip is what makes Sign Pen special. Sign Pen was the first pen to use...

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Earlier today Scott from Sailor stopped by. Seeing this many pens brought us joy : ) Sailor is one of our favorite fountain pens, and we love using them with our planners too. It means a lot to us when a brand representative stops by to give us a visit, especially we are so new, and our shop is so small. Scott also gave us the cutest pin we've ever seen (photo below). Thanks, Scott!

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Some are a few years old but they are new to our store : ) From left to right:頑張る日本の文房具 (Japan Stationery): The book walks through 16 classic Japanese stationery brands that changes stationery (Brands such as Midori, Tombow, Carl, OLFA etc). These iconic brands range from writing instruments, papers, organizers to office supplies. The clever designs in your daily stationery are often small and easy to overlook, but those small designs make life so much convenient. The author interviews all the brands to discover those designs in details. Through these interviews, the author walks through the history of some of...

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Last few weeks, we sent our Yoseka Notebook to a few fountain lovers to ask what they think about our notebook, and they took their time writing up very thorough reviews. If you haven’t read their reviews, check out their blogs to see the different takes on Yoseka Notebook. Special thanks to Jacob from Fudefan @fudefan Kelli from Mountain of Ink @mountainofink John from Fountain Pen Love @fountainpenlove Thank you guys for reviewing our notebook!!Here are the links to the blog posts: Yoseka Notebook Review reviewed by Fountain Pen LoveYoseka's minimalist notebook makes ink pop reviewed by Fudefan Yoseka Notebook reviewed by Mountain of InkFirst review on The Pen...

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