Open Ocean Journal

Buddhists say that our thoughts are like waves in an ocean. They come and go, sometimes rough, sometimes calm. In order to gain inner peace, we must go deeper, until we can simply watch them pass without being victims of their constant chatter. Wouldn’t this be a great perspective to have on your next morning commute? Penning reflections in this elegant Open Ocean Journal from …

Plumb Goods Notebooks

A new kind of journal, designed by different artists every season, that's meant to be judged by its cover

Just about every bookstore has that one display of notebooks up by the register; filled with the same, cookie-cutter selection of bound paper. The journals aren’t so much dated as they are uninspiring. Thus, we’re happy to have come across Plumb, a new brand of notebooks designed by artists. They are the creation of San Francisco-based artist Tucker Nichols, who would hack store-bought journals to …

Kennedy App

Log your life as it happens with designer Brendan Dawes' "camera for context"

Journaling is a common New Year’s resolution that always seems to creep its way back onto the list year after year—yet it doesn’t have to. Thanks to a tip from Netted, we came across Kennedy, an iPhone app that archives the moments you want to remember with a single tap. Aptly named (albeit somewhat morbidly) after a question asked throughout history: “Where were you when …