Paw Prints — Field Notes

Best pens for Moleskine?

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

Over the last few years, Moleskines have been getting a rough press over the quality of their paper. I've not been a huge lover, to be honest, but then, I'm also one of the few in the world who wouldn't use Field Notes because of the paper quality. So, how bad are Moleskine (and Field Notes) with different pens? And if you're not a fountain pen user, do you even care that the paper doesn't cope with a Conklin Durograph laying down a lake of ink with every stroke? (No, probably not!) Okay, well here are the specs on some Moleskines....

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What is it about Field Notes?

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

“Inspired by the vanishing sub genre of agricultural memo books, ornate pocket ledgers, and the simple, unassuming beauty of a well-crafted grocery list, the Draplin Design Co., Portland, Ore. - in conjunction with Coudal Partners, Chicago, Ill. - brings you “Field Notes” in hopes of offering “An honest memo book worth fillin’ up with GOOD INFORMATION.”48 pages. Militantly imperial (3-1/2 by 5-1/2 inches). Card-stock cover. OK paper.As someone who is fond of a notebook, Field Notes are, in the most objective terms, OK. The paper is generally, well, ...OK. The covers are ...fine. Take a fountain pen to them, and...

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