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For the celestially minded and lovers of dark light, we present Nova Stella Nox, inspired by a 1768 Roman book binding. This cover, with its central star shape, exerts an emotional pull like the North Star for nighttime wayfarers. If you are inclined to c
C$37.95
Behold the majesty and brilliance of the colours of autumn. The original binding reproduced on our Mahogany journal cover comes from a 1736 book published by Johann Gottlieb Vierling, a popular publisher of scientific, theological and philosophical materi
C$34.95
240 Lined pages, Hardcover, Designed in Canada, Acid-free, Smyth sewn binding, Memento Pouch
C$32.95
128 Unlined pages, Hardcover, Designed in Canada, Acid-free, Smyth sewn binding, Memento Pouch

he design reproduced on this cover centres around a sensitive plant surrounded by other richly hued flowers, foliage and butterflies. The binding was used for
C$31.95
This cover is based on the binding for a book titled Chroniques, published by Salel Binder in Paris in 1514. The exuberance of the design reflects the splendour of the Renaissance approach to decoration. In this green-blue journal cover you may see the in
C$31.95
128 Unlined pages, Hardcover, Designed in Canada, Acid-free, Smyth sewn binding, Memento Pouch
C$29.95
144 Lined pages, Hardcover, Designed in Canada, Acid-free, Smyth sewn binding, Memento Pouch
C$29.95
Available online and in store. One of the world’s greatest painters, Rembrandt van Rijn was an equally accomplished etcher, as shown in this landscape-inspired piece titled The Windmill (1641).
C$29.95
Available online and in store. One of the world’s greatest painters, Rembrandt van Rijn was an equally accomplished etcher, as shown in this landscape-inspired piece titled The Windmill (1641).
C$29.95
Available online and in store. Capturing the flavour of Renaissance-style bound books, Paperblanks Old Leather Flint journal pays homage to the craft of delicate gold tooling. For this cover design, we have incorporated a textured white design reminiscent
C$29.95
Available online and in store. Brilliant fireworks are conjured up by this magnificent binding that originally covered La Déclamation Théâtrale (1766), a didactic poem by the prolific Claude J. Dorat. Though Dorat’s legacy is not that of a major master, o
C$29.95
The 1688 edition of L’office de la Semaine Sainte, a Latin liturgical book, was protected by a gold-plated leather binding. Reproduced on our Azure journal with a vibrant blue background, the antique design features an elaborate gilt-edged tendril motif.
C$29.95
Morocco leather is a pliable material that has been valued in luxury book bindings since the late 16th century, and such finely wrought Renaissance-style designs have inspired our Black Moroccan Bold cover. The timeless beauty of an antique leather book i
C$29.95
Available online and in store. Brilliant fireworks are conjured up by this magnificent binding that originally covered La Déclamation Théâtrale (1766), a didactic poem by the prolific Claude J. Dorat. Though Dorat’s legacy is not that of a major master, o
C$27.95
Available online and in store. One of the world’s greatest painters, Rembrandt van Rijn was an equally accomplished etcher, as shown in this landscape-inspired piece titled The Windmill (1641).
C$27.95
Available online and in store. One of the world’s greatest painters, Rembrandt van Rijn was an equally accomplished etcher, as shown in this landscape-inspired piece titled The Windmill (1641).
C$27.95
Available online & in store
C$26.95
Available online & in store
C$26.95

The Paperblanks journey begins with a simple desire – to find the perfect everyday journal.

In the early 1990s, Vic Marks, a writer and publisher looking to create the perfect notebook, connected with Supriti Bharma, a lifelong learner looking to play with new forms of artistic and spiritual expression. The creative chemistry between these two seekers was instant. They shared a desire to express, to travel, to learn new traditions and discover new truths about themselves. And together they created that special journal Vic envisioned, which became the first Paperblanks product in 1992.

Vic and Supriti’s creative energies, and gusto for experimentation, propelled them to continue beyond that first notebook and the Paperblanks brand has grown organically ever since. From our first office in the urban Kitsilano neighbourhood of Vancouver, Canada, to expanding into our European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, we’ve travelled the world to follow our passion. People have joined the Paperblanks family from all walks of life and corners of the world, with their unique histories, independent voices and diverse cultures bringing new ideas and perspectives to our company.

Throughout it all, our founders’ original sense of curiosity, discovery and self-expression has never waned. In fact, it guides every decision we make. With every new experience we bring back the art, stories and cultural traditions that have been shared with us. Our design library echoes our personal ethos: always evolving, always open.

So, while what we do is make journals, that’s not who we are. Paperblanks is a mosaic of diverse, passionate and dedicated individuals around the world. What joins us is a commitment to create beautiful, high-quality objects that bring joy to all who experience them. It’s not only our journals that make us unique – it’s our passion. It’s our perseverance. It’s our people.

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