Creative Calendars and Planners for 2017

Snazzy options to help keep organized and inspired

Unless you were given a calendar, planner or agenda for the holidays, most people wait a few days into the new year before realizing it’s time to get organized. While there is a plethora of apps to help with scheduling and completing tasks, there’s nothing quite like a tangible wall, desk or pocket option, and if it’s especially well-designedeven better. We searched the internet and …

Object_ify 139 Second Anniversary Day Planner

Featuring work by 53 NYC-based artists, this colorful diary encourages organization and inspiration

To celebrate their two year anniversary, NYC design store Object_ify 139 launched a comprehensive pocket-sized daily planner today. With a decidedly a future-retro vibe, the planner boasts rainbow-colored pages and artwork and designs by 53 NYC-based artists. The perfect-bound diary is full of graphic designs, illustrations, photographs, words and more by creatives including Rachel Levit, Aidan Koch, Eric Hu and David Brandon Geeting. More than …

Creative Calendar Ideas for 2016

From the colorful to the minimal, logical and strange: plenty of eye-catching ways to plan your year

For many of us planning doesn’t come naturally and, while Google calendars are useful, they’re not the most inspirational. Further, everyone looks for something different in a calendar: whether that’s plenty of space for itemizing a day or a broad stroke of the year as a whole. The following eight options offer lots of structural diversity, in an effort to find one that matches the …

14 Calendars for 2014

Make each day a little more special with these unique calendars, featuring bodega cats and expiration dates

According to the Chinese zodiac, the year of the wood horse promises opportunities and victories, adventures and even surprising romancesif you’re willing to take chances like the free-spirited, spontaneous animal. Although the Standard Hotel’s 2014 calendar has set the bar high in terms of creativity and good laughs, we’ve hunted down 14 more calendars for 2014 that are guaranteed to make waking up to each …

Salaryman Project

Documenting the Japanese everyman in an illustrated planner

Part weekly planner, part conceptual documentary, “Salaryman Project” from Bruno Quinquet merges the practical with the artistic. Quinquet’s architectural eye for composition pairs with his subjects, a hard-working mass of faceless, suited men that pepper the streets and subways of Tokyo. A Frenchman who has spent seven years in Japan, Quinquet recently released this illustrated 2013 planner that explores the the average Japanese salaryman as …