Someone is cutting onions! Writing on the pages of this book will make you cry

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Friday 25 July 2014

Notebook manufacturer Magnus Ferreus recently launched a quirky new product – the Onion Note. Although it doesn’t stink like an onion, it has the same effect as cutting one. This is because the pages of the Onion Note are treated with allyl propyl compounds – the same ones found in onion oil which bring people to tears.

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Field Notes: the most American notebooks

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Products on Wednesday 10 April 2013

You can’t get much more American than this. Field Notes has released their America the Beautiful Spring collection of notebooks. Get three of these little guys for only US$9.95 and let the world know where your allegiance stands. They even come with a sweet logo for your car. Yes, these vintage notebooks just make me […]

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Ogami notebooks are actually made from stone

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Products on Thursday 14 February 2013

Milan-made Ogami notebooks are 100% tree-free notebooks. Made from a revolutionary process of creating smooth and durable paper from limestone and ecological resins, these notebooks will change the way we think about paper and the environment.

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The Notebook Project by Shehzil Malik

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By Shehzil Malik in New Illustration on Thursday 27 September 2012

As an illustrator/graphic designer, I find the best gifts are the ones you make by hand. Before leaving my homeland, I wanted to give something memorable to the people closest to me, and decided on making illustrated notebooks for them to record their writing and doodles in. Each cover reflects their personalities: there’s the newly-wed off to a new city, the neo-goth, the comic book nerd, the one obsessed with her bulldog, the girly-girl, and the science geek, to name a few. This project has become one of my absolute favorites because of the wonderful people who inspired it.

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