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The spirit of rebirth and renaissance for previous cover art continues with our new Hishi softcover Flexi notebook. Originally released in Spring 2007 as part of our Ukiyo-e Kimono Patterns series, popular for the tiny micro format journals it...
After nearly two weeks of voting we are down to our final two designs! Thanks to everyone who has cast a vote so far, but your favourite design isn't safe yet. Make sure that your top pick is the one...
July is fast approaching, and along with warm weather and summer vacations it brings the start of a new season of diaries! Our 2016/17 18-Month Dayplanners begin this July and run through the end of next year. Whether you're preparing...
trav·el·er or trav·el·ler n. One who travels or has traveled, as to distant places. Marie sent us this photo from her trip in East of France. It depicts her French Ornate Vert journal in front of a citadel in Lorraine, France. She wrote...
Along with the exciting array of new covers and series that we introduce every catalogue season, we also like to bring back some favourite designs in new book sizes. For Spring 2015 we are giving new life to two...
The latest edition of  Paperblanks Traveller sees our Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest journal take a delicious tour around Portland, Oregon. Of his visit to the American city's famous Voodoo Doughnut, Mike writes: Last September I visited the very...
Hawaii meets Spain in our most recent Paperblanks Traveller photo. For her European trip last September, Ciara brought along one of our newest Paperblanks journals: I managed to take a couple of photos with my Aloha Laulima journal, which fit...
Ines sent us the attached picture from her trip to the Czech Republic featuring the Paperblanks journal she took with her. She explained to us: This picture was taken in late October on the first wintery weekend in the Czech...
Our silver and jewel-tone red Garnet design celebrates the beautiful art form of filigree. This Silver Filigree Garnet cover was originally designed in Germany in the early 1800s and was crafted for a book of religious hymns. To achieve the gilded...
Gaze into the cosmos with this astral-inspired pattern. Like an exploding supernova, the gold tooling and embellishments burst off the surface of our Midnight Star design. A brilliant 16th-century Cairo workshop is responsible for this 12-pointed star design. Though...