Constructed with simple elegance in mind, the covers of these understated notebooks present an icon representative of the discipline in silver foil. Inside the front and back covers, you'll find a bold collection of scientific illustrations printed in full color. Store your small notes and important papers in the pocket at the back, and keep the notebook closed with a satisfying elastic strap.
They are perfect for a range of uses, such as daily journaling, work notes, or a new subject in school. The classic A5 journal size (5.8" x 8.3") is big enough for comfortable longhand writing, and small enough to tuck into your bag.
These notebooks are built with high-quality 100% recycled paper and printed with soy inks, leaving a light footprint. The 7mm dotted line 81gsm paper is designed for use with refillable fountain pens. The textured paper on the covers of these notebooks has the feel of an old textbook. With advanced lay-flat pages, they want to fall open, like a well-loved library book.
Designed locally in Portland, Oregon and inspired by nature and science, we hope that these lovely notebooks will inspire you to do get creative, and stay curious!
Brain science - This elegant Brain Science notebook will keep your synapses firing so you can focus on your research. Take notes during your rotations, use it in neuroscience lab, or keep a dream journal of all the crazy places your brain takes you at night.
Moon Landing - Chart a course for the stars, take notes in astrophysics class, or wax poetic as the moonlight wanes. This notebook's cover is impressed with a full moon in silver foil, and inside the covers, you'll find an array of imagery surrounding the moon and our missions to get there.
Honey Bee - Keep notes on your hive's honey production and the kinds of flowers in bloom, take notes in biology lecture, or be inspired to finish your entomology thesis.
Astronomy - Draft your thesis on the unifying theory of everything or inscribe this notebook with poetic musings on the universe. Let it remind you that the work you're doing just might fundamentally change the way we understand our world.
Use and care
These pages are fountain-pen friendly - for best results, use a small to medium tip. These notebooks pair perfectly with our fountain pens, which have a medium tip!
Measures 5.8" x 8.3".
100% recycled FSC paper (with 7mm dotted lines) with layflat textured paper hardcover binding with a silver foil stamp. Printed with soy ink. Fountain pen friendly, 81 GSM weight paper that begs to be written on! Sewn bound signatures, and an elastic strap.
This journal was designed and distributed from Cognitive Surplus, a local brand in Portland, Oregon, and made in China.
Cognitive Surplus prides themselves on being "where science meets design," and it shows in their unique designs. They take their environmental impact very seriously; each year as a company, they offset 100% of their calculated carbon emissions (including each and every shipment they make), plus 10 additional tonnes just to be sure.
End of life
Save it as a keepsake or disassemble to reuse or throw away the elastic strap and recycle the notebook.
I received the bee journal. It was out of stock so I has ro wait but not long. It was shipped immediately once they received them and I received it in perfect condition. If I had to comllain it would be that although the design is made in USA the book is made in China. Only because I like to buy from loxal artists and artisans whenever possible. However will come in handy and art work is gorgeous.