Even in today’s world of smart technology, there’s always a place for a notebook and a pen. Brilliant for those times when you want to jot something down, the classic stationery items can often be a lifesaver for reminders, notes and sudden bursts of inspiration.
When these items are beautifully styled and finished it makes using them even more of a pleasure. Great for keeping in your bag when on the go, or on a desk in the home office or bedroom, the following designer stationery is ideal for staying organised with life’s details.
A fantastic set perfect for a gift is the Hold That Thought Notebook Set, Garden Party/Pearlescent by ban.do. The collection of 3 notebooks are wonderfully designed using ban.do’s signature styles. Floral patterns, motivational slogans and clean blocks of colour all fins their way into this striking collection. Ideal for all sorts of notes and ideas!
When it comes to having a pen at the ready, you perhaps wouldn’t expect it to do more than one thing. The 6-in-1 Tooling Pen can certainly change that preconception! The gadget from Gentlemen’s Hardware includes not only a pen, but also a stylus, ruler, spirit level and a double-headed screwdriver. Brilliant for any DIY enthusiast looking to be ready for anything around the home.
A classic touch of distinction is offered with the A5 Soft Touch Tassel Notebook by Ted Baker. A great notebook for the office, the sophisticated design of the item provides a subtle and clearly defined platform for taking down notes.
With 192 lined pages and a bookmark for keeping place of where you are, the notebook brings organisation along with beauty. The Ted Baker iconic bow is embossed on the front lending the whole product a wonderful sense of smartness and elegance.
Normann Copenhagen is a design house always on point with wonderfully stylish stationery products. The above Pen is available in three shades of colour and shows off the brand’s effective combination of smart beauty and effectiveness extremely well. The octagonal pen writes in black ink, and benefits from a gold detailing and the design house’s logo featured on the clip.
The label also produce the perfect accompaniment to the above pen – the Notebook, Large (also above). Available in two eye-catching patterns, the notebook brings Normann Copenhagen’s stunning take on Scandinavian style beauty and effectiveness. Containing 64 pages of high quality white paper, it’s the perfect thing for keeping all of your latest thoughts and reminders together in a smart package.
Robert Monk May 15th, 2019