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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Videos: Clairefontaine Paint’ON mixed media fine arts paper collection

Our YouTube channel ExaClairUSA has a series of videos showcasing the Clairefontaine Paint’ON collection of fine arts mixed media papers. These papers are extra heavyweight (250 gsm) with a fine tooth, and are designed to work well with a variety of media including watercolors, pencils, acrylics, pastels, inks, etc. The Paint’ON papers are available in white, […]

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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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Writing Wednesday: J Herbin glass dip pen ASMR video by Jet Pens

I’ve never gotten into ASMR videos, but I have to admit I really like this one from Jet Pens: The sounds are so satisfying: the flip of the pages of the writing pad; the bottle of ink on the surface of the table; the glass pen writing on the paper. The glass dip pen used […]

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Goulet Pens Inksploration Featuring Herbin Kyanite du Nepal

Lydia at Goulet Pens did an Inksploration featuring the new Herbin Anniversary ink Kyanite du Nepal. She really explored this ink in depth and detail! She did a full review of the ink including flow, drying time, shading and shimmer, etc. She did writing samples, smear tests, drip tests and more. She used it on […]

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Clairefontaine Graf’Book demo video

This short video has demonstrations of art in the Clairefontaine Graf’Book notebooks using a variety of pens, markers, pencils, crayons, and other media. The white 100gsm paper is designed to work well with all inks without feathering or bleedthrough. The video explains the 6 different sizes and 2 layouts (portrait and landscape) of the Graf’Book […]

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Video showing how Clairefontaine paper is made!

I really liked this video showing how Clairefontaine paper (used in Quo Vadis planners, Clairefontaine notebooks, and Rhodia notebooks and writing pads) is made! The Executive Vice President of Exacompta Clairefontaine, Jean-Marie Nusse, talks about PEFC certification and why it’s important to the company and our customers. The video is in French but you can […]

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