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The Stifflexible…Resurrected!

March 19th, 2008 · 29 Comments · alternative to moleskine, black, black book, black notebook, blank book, cahier, hardcover, journal, Mazzuoli, mini journal, miquelrius, moleskine, moleskine notebook, molskine notebook, notebook, perfect notebook, ru, xonex, xonex ru

They’re here: Sometime last summer, I started this blog in the search for finding the perfect black notebook. I related the story of how I had, in fact, already found the perfect black notebook, but that it wasn’t being produced anymore. The Italian company behind it, Mazzuoli, had come up with a very innovative little […]

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Will the Stifflexible Rise From The Grave?

July 9th, 2007 · 16 Comments · alternative to moleskine, black book, black notebook, blank book, cahier, hardcover, journal, Mazzuoli, mini journal, moleskine, moleskine notebook, molskine notebook, notebook, perfect notebook

Some time ago, I reviewed what I consider to be the absolute best little black notebook I’ve come across: Mazzuoli’s Stifflexible journal. The Moleskine-esque cover has two creases that allow it to be folded back, giving the notebook all the benefits of a soft cover while retaining the attributes of a hard cover. This notebook […]

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Honey, They Shrunk The Miquelrius: The Miniature Moleskine

July 3rd, 2007 · 12 Comments · alternative to moleskine, black, black book, black notebook, blank book, cahier, hardcover, journal, mini journal, miquelrius, moleskine, moleskine notebook, notebook, perfect notebook

Some time ago, we reviewed Miquelrius’s soft-cover black notebook, which we criticized as being “about 3/4 of an inch too annoying to carry around in a standard pocket.” Let’s just say that that problem is fully solved with their latest black notebook ($5 – Kali Gift Bag), which clocks in at a diminutive 2.75″ x […]

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The Poor Man’s Moleskine: The Colored Edge Notebook

May 18th, 2007 · 7 Comments · alternative to moleskine, black, black book, black notebook, blank book, cahier, hardcover, journal, Mazzuoli, mini journal, miquelrius, moleskine, moleskine notebook, molskine notebook, notebook, perfect notebook

In the past few entries, we’ve covered several Moleskine-esque soft covers, and one thing that has become clear: a key component of the archetypal “little black notebook” is a sturdy cover. As much as I like a soft cover that can be kept comfortably in your pocket, there is something about a durable hard cover […]

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