Landmade Cork Journals

Hand-bound notebooks with beautifully one-of-a-kind cork covers

We recently came across the meticulously constructed Landmade Cork Journal by Michael Roger Press, and not only does the material give way to a beautiful pattern, but the half-century-old stationer uses the traditional Smyth sewn binding technique. Hand-sewing the pages together (instead of gluing) gives the notebook’s binding extra strength and allows it to open flat—two important features for anyone who uses a notebook regularly. …