Writing Wednesday: The Pen Addict’s Clairefontaine Triomphe writing pad review

Jeff at The Pen Addict recently reviewed the Clairefontaine Triomphe A5 writing pad. He said: If you’ve never used Clairefontaine paper before, do yourself a favor and add some to your next stationery order. It’s smooth, delicious paper that handles different types of pens with aplomb. (He notes that the Triomphe writing pads only come […]

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Clairefontaine Paint On art pad review and media demos

    The Art Gear Guide recently did an epic review of Clairefontaine Paint On multimedia art pads. You can see the post here and the accompanying video here: He compares the Paint On paper to other multi media papers he has used: I’ve used Multi Media Pads before, by quite a few different companies […]

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Notebook Joy reviews the Quo Vadis Scholar weekly planner

Sara at Notebook Joy recently reviewed the Quo Vadis Scholar academic year weekly planner. She has used the Scholar for 3 years straight (high praise indeed!) to keep her university life organized. The Scholar has an open-format weekly layout that gives you lots of space to write appointments, assignments, lists, notes, and daily details. In […]

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Stillman and Birn sketchbook review on The Well-Appointed Desk

Tina Koyama recently reviewed the Stillman and Birn Nova series beige paper sketchbook on The Well-Appointed Desk. Tina is a long-time fan of Stillman and Birn sketchbooks and was especially curious to check out this notebook after the announcement that Stillman and Birn had been acquired by Clairefontaine Rhodia (which is part of the same […]

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Writing Wednesday: Jet Pens Top Fountain Pen Ink Releases of 2019

We at Exaclair were thrilled that our J Herbin Kyanite du Nepal fountain pen ink made the short list of Jet Pens Top Fountain Pen Ink Releases of 2019! You can watch the video of the descriptions of all the inks that made their list here: Kyanite du Nepal is a vibrant blue ink with […]

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Writing Wednesday: Goulet Inksploration with Jaques Herbin Vert Amazone ink

Katie at Goulet Pens recently did an Inksploration review of Jaques Herbin Vert Amazone ink. In her review, Katie said: Vert Amazone reminds me of a walk through the woods, which is one of my happy places! I also love rich, vibrant inks and this one checked off both of those boxes for me. She […]

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Quo Vadis Habana Notebook Durability

Journaljoy recently did a video showing her filled Quo Vadis Habana notebook that she used as her journal for her morning pages. Even after several trips and frequent use, her Habana still looks great! You can see her video here. The Quo Vadis Habana notebooks are elegant with fountain pen friendly, archival paper and lay-flat […]

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Writing Wednesday: Gift guides for writers and stationery lovers

If you are looking for gift ideas for the writers, fountain pen users, calligraphers, and/ or stationery lovers on your list, check out these gift guides! These are all done by people who have seen a lot of stationery and really know their stuff. The Gentleman Stationer recommends Clairefontaine Triomphe stationery and G. Lalo correspondence […]

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Notebook Stories reviews the Quo Vadis Life Journal Infinite

If you have any interest in notebooks and you don’t already read Notebook Stories, you should. This long-running blog has notebook reviews, articles about famous people’s notebooks, advice on how to best use your notebooks, and more. Nifty, the author of Notebook Stories, recently reviewed the Quo Vadis Life Journal Infinite, which is an undated […]

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Amanda Fleet’s favorite pocket notebook: Clairefontaine 1951

Author Amanda Fleet recently did a post at Nero’s Notes revealing her favorite pocket notebook: the Clairefontaine 1951 collection! She lists the reasons why she loves these notebooks so much, including the amazing paper that works well with all her writing utensils of choice. And she loves the covers: There’s something delightfully retro about the […]

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