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With our Amaranth journal cover, we celebrate the warm and enticing hues of the changing seasons and the possibilities that they bring. With a filigreed design that calls to mind golden wheat stalks and corn fields, this book design is sure to warm up your creative energy on even the coldest autumn nights. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 24mm (1") Hardcover. 208 pages. Lined. Clasp cl…
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Known for her powerful contralto vocals, Amy Winehouse composed her own songs and was also a talented visual artist. Seen on our Amy Winehouse cover is a self-portrait and lyrics from her song “Tears Dry on Their Own.” Width: 100mm (4") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 20mm (¾") Hardcover. Lined. Magnetic wrap closure. 176 pages.
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If flowers and foliage can be said to speak, it is surely through the voice of botanical illustrators. Our Blooming Wisteria journal features an image first published in one of Sir Joseph Paxton’s famed botanical periodicals. His published collections were greatly prized for their remarkable hand colouring. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. Lined. 176 Pages. Elastic…
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A defining characteristic of Laurel Burch’s artwork is her use of vibrant colours that are embellished in gold and silver. On this brilliantly coloured cover, we’ve reproduced one of her paintings that perfectly captures these attributes as well as her joyful personality. Width: 100mm (4") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 20mm (¾") Hardcover. Magnetic wrap closure. Lined. 176 pages.
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Our Blue Velvet design is inspired by a piece of a 15th-century velvet dalmatic. It is decorated in brocaded gilt metal thread with a seven-lobed shield, an artichoke-like botanical shape and tiny floral patterns. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. Lined. 176 pages. Elastic band closure.
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Our Brazilian Orchid journal features an image originally published in Sir Joseph Paxton’s famed botanical collection, Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants. Paxton was a celebrated horticulturalist, and his periodical was greatly prized for its handpainted images, such as the one reproduced here. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. Lined. 176 pages. Ela…
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This binding was originally designed by Émile-Philippe Mercier for Jacques Amyot’s French translation of Daphnis and Chloe, a romantic story composed by the 2nd-century Greek author Longus. Our orange Daphnis journal has been crafted in a hue suggestive of the character’s joy and creativity. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 26mm (1") Hardcover. 240 pages. Lined. Elastic band closure.
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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. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 30mm (1¼") Hardcover. 240 pages. Lined. Clasp closure.
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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, one cannot help but admire his incandescent desire to create. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 26mm (1") Hardcover. Lined. 240 pages. Elastic band closure.
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Originally titled “Imagine,” the Laurel Burch painting reproduced on this cover celebrates her imaginative nature and love of life. Burch’s goal was to inspire joy and raise people’s spirits and, though she passed away in 2007, her uplifting artworks continue to spread happiness today. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. Lined. 176 pages. Elastic Band Closure
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If flowers and foliage can be said to speak, it is surely through the voice of botanical illustrators. Our Painted Botanicals Gloriosa Lily journal features an image by H.G. Moon (1857–1905), an artist famed for his naturalistic arrangements and his ability to create lifelike paintings. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. Lined. 176 Pages. Elastic band closure
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With a pattern originally crafted from beechwood and dark brown leather, this stylized cover once contained Jeremiah Schweiglinum’s Handbook of the Lord’s Supper. It was produced at the Berg & Neuber printing house in Nuremberg, Germany – especially notable for its female director, Katharina Gerlachin – in 1568. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. 176 pages. Lined. El…
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Our Golden Trefoil design is inspired by a 16th-century French binding that originally housed a printing of the Opera Omnia of Giovanni Pontano. Thought to be created by Claude de Picques, it features a classic trefoil (clover) motif, popularly found in some of the world’s most iconic logos, crests, insignias and flags. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 26mm (1") Hardcover. 240 pages. L…
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The original binding reproduced on our Juniper journal cover comes from a 1736 leather scripture book published in Hof, Germany, by Johann Gottlieb Vierling. With a filigreed design that calls to mind golden wheat stalks and corn fields, this design is sure to warm up your creative energy on even the coldest autumn nights. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 24mm (1") Hardcover. 208 pages…
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Our Kuro cover showcases a reproduction of an original piece of “katagami” art. This particular design is an example of a katagami stencil, crafted from mulberry bark and persimmon juice. The word Kuro means “dark” or “black” in Japanese and it’s the perfect title for this shadowy design. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. Elastic closure. 176 pages. Lined
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Our Sakura cover showcases a reproduction of an original piece of “katagami” art. This particular piece is an example of a katagami painting, which would have been cut out and turned into a stencil. The word Sakura means “cherry blossoms” in Japanese, a motif that is found in this traditional design. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. 176 pages. Lined. Elastic band c…
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L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables is an iconic piece of Canadian literature and a beacon for children around the world. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate Canada’s women writers than to feature on our cover a handwritten page from one of the most beloved children’s novels ever written. Width: 100mm (4") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 20mm (¾") Hardcover. Magnetic wrap closure. 176 pages.…
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This captivating image comes from the first edition of Scottish poet and anthropologist Andrew Lang’s The Olive Fairy Book. Compiled in 1907 by Lang and illustrated by Henry Justice Ford, the book was one in a twelve-part series known as Lang’s Fairy Books, with each book named for the colour of its fairy. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. Elastic band closure. Line…
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This captivating image comes from the first edition of Scottish poet and anthropologist Andrew Lang’s The Violet Fairy Book. Compiled in 1901 by Lang and illustrated by Henry Justice Ford, the book was one in a twelve-part series known as Lang’s Fairy Books, with each book named for the colour of its fairy. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. Elastic band closure. 176…
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Laurel Burch was a self-taught artist and “flower child” who created brilliantly coloured, vibrant and moving themes with paint and paper, all exquisitely embellished with gold and silver. On our Maria and Mares cover, Maria – one of Laurel’s closest friends – is depicted with a pair of mystical horses. Width: 100mm (4") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 20mm (¾") Hardcover. Lined. 176 pages. Magnetic wra…
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Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell’s dystopian piece of science fiction, introduced terms such as “Big Brother” and “thoughtcrime” into our lexicon. Only one handwritten copy of Nineteen Eighty-Four survives, and we are honoured to partner with Brown University to reproduce it on this Embellished Manuscript cover. Width: 100mm (4") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 20mm (¾") Hardcover. Unlined. 176 page…
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Laurel Burch was a self-taught artist and “flower child” who created vibrant and moving themes with paint and paper. This Hummingbirds & Flutterbyes cover design, featuring dancing butterflies and flitting hummingbirds, comes from one of Laurel’s favourite themes to paint – Flutterbyes. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hard cover. Magnetic wrap closure. 176 pages. Lined
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Our Alluvium cover, with its rippling embellishment suggestive of water running over the rocks below, comes from a book originally published in Basel, Switzerland. Basel is famous not just as a cultural centre, but also for its location on the banks of the River Rhine. Like a river, this cover has a long and winding history. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. 240 pag…
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The Safavid Dynasty is often considered to represent the Islamic Golden Age, with its artists and creative methods still celebrated today. This Safavid-style design incorporates the symmetry, pentagonal flap closure and filigree designs that are the hallmarks of this binding tradition. Width: 100mm (4") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 20mm (¾") Hardcover. 176 pages. Magnetic wrap closure. Lined.
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No one has ever done moody better than the New Romantics of the 1980s, who found ways to gender bend and thwart authority while looking misanthropically fabulous. Inspired by the movement’s reclamation of bygone aesthetics, we have revived our Romantic Sensibility designs in this bold new blue. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. Lined. 176 pages. Elastic band closure…
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The New Romantics of the 1980s found ways to gender bend and thwart authority, and in swishing velvet capes and bold eyeliner they looked misanthropically fabulous doing it. Inspired by the movement’s reclamation of bygone aesthetics, we have revived our Romantic Sensibility designs in this bold new 21st-century green. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. Lined. 176 pa…
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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 intricacies of your own stories. Width: 95mm (3¾") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 18mm (¾") Hardcover. Lined. 240 pages. Clasp closure
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Jules Verne (1828–1905) is the author of some of the world’s most famous books. This Embellished Manuscript in oceanic blue features a page from Verne’s handwritten draft of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. The back cover shows an engraving depicting Captain Nemo observing “a squid of colossal dimensions.” Width: 100mm (4") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 20mm (¾") Hardcover. Lined. 176 pages. Ma…
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This design comes from an 1893 binding housing Voltaire’s Zadig, or The Book of Fate. First published in 1747, it tells the story of Zadig, an ancient Babylonian philosopher. The book is a philosophical treatise that provides thematic inspiration for the modern detective story, including for Edgar Allan Poe’s C. Auguste Dupin. Width: 100mm (4") Height: 140mm (5½") Depth: 20mm (¾") Hardcover. Lined…
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