We developed this notebook for that reason.
It has small foil stamping on the cover. Inside the notebook are beautifully drawn plants and still-life pictures. They are just not illustrations but detailed images, like in a pictorial book, on several pages. It is fascinating. You can carry it around with you or keep it in your room while immersing yourself in art.
The writing paper is made of foolscap with simple ruled lines that are easy to use for any purpose. It is 100% handmade in Japan by artisans. They come in many different kinds, such as a top gilt book and glittering dye stamping, and they all come in a portable size. No matter your taste, there is something for everyone.
When you visit a library ...
When you visit a library, you can find yourself away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with the distinctive aroma of old paper and tranquility wrapping around you.
Imagine you found a book by chance on a bookshelf. You open it at a page with an illustration in the corner, drawn in solid brush strokes and accurately detailed. You can’t resist touching it. You can see reminiscent images of researchers' discoveries.
You’ll be pleased with the nostalgic and academic feeling our notebooks bring. Why not give them a try?
What is foolscap paper?
It is the best quality of writing paper for all kinds of writing pens such as fountain pens, ballpoint pens, pencils, or aqueous pens. It is silky and smooth to the touch. You can write on it comfortably without worrying about bleeding or set-off.
It is elaborately made and has a watermark design of the logo of foolscap paper you can see when you hold it up to the light. It originated in England and began to be used for Japanese bookbinding in the Meiji era. After that, it was manufactured as foolscap paper by the Japanese and has been popular as the finest writing paper since then.
You can use it not only in everyday use but also in business, as a hobby, for a diary, or design for any purpose. This foolscap paper supports your writing.
About printing and bookbinding company Kawachiya Ltd.
Kawachiya Ltd was founded in 1871 and its head office is in Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo. It is a long-established printing company.
In 2013, it received the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Award from the Japan Graphic Service Industry Association.
In 2016, it received the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Award from the Japan Graphic Service Industry Association.
In 2018, it received the Stationery Shop Grand Prize and the Notebook Award.
In 2019, it received the Stationery Shop Grand Prize and the Notebook Award.
The company produces notebooks that can be opened in a flat, one-hundred-eighty degree angle with high bookbinding technology.
We highly recommend these marvelous notebooks.
It is also famous for the fact that Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, loved this type of paper.
Origin of logo
The MUJINZO brand logo has a praying mantis motif and the sickle with long front legs, making it unique. The concept of the logo is that it actively catches ideas.
Green Papillio, Inc. has a concept to “enrich your life by embracing arts in everyday life.” The two artists, Yaeko Shiroshita and Seika, started the company.
We live at the base of a small mountain called Maruyama in Sapporo, Hokkaido. It is a lively area, a pleasant mix of city and nature, modern and retro, academia and freedom.