Writing Daily in a Scrap Paper Notebook Has Made Me More Creative
A non-precious notebook might be the key to boosting your creative process, too
Section 1, Where I unapologetically claim the fussbudget crown
I’ve heard that the things that bring us the most joy, also have the potential to deliver the greatest pain. It’s true! If you’ve ever parented a teen or experienced the delight of picking up a stunningly beautiful notebook only to discover dark, 8 millimetre-spaced lines inside, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about.
Why would a designer ever think it’d be okay to smack us in the face with whopping great lines like that?? I’ll attempt to answer this question by putting on three different attitude hats.
Magnanimous: they’re catering to people with big handwriting, or who need dark lines because of low vision issues
Cynical: they’re nothing but profit-motivated ecommerce heads who went with the cheapest option in whatever app they were using
Victim: they delight in torturing those of us who know how to spell both Hobonichi and Leuchtturm
A good cover is important to me, but the right kind of paper and line spa…
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