since. 2015

+ 150,000 notebooks

+ 1,500,000 coffee cups saved form landfill

+ 500 trees still standing

  • thinking isn't straightforward & we all make mistakes

    the book stick uses a wooden spine to create a recycled, reusable, repairable notebook.

    the book stick 
  • personalise it

    embossing is a minimum impact solution for adding custom lettering to your notebook, make it personal

    customise your book 
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designed in Ireland, made in Ireland

we design recycled paper notebooks feat. used coffee cups, food fibres & fabric waste

we make in Togher, Cork City, Ireland

we design for repair

& start sustainable journeys

sea | land | street

featuring Irish landscape photography by Matt O Donovan who captures a quiet beauty in rural Ireland.

Matt's images compliment our commitment to print with restraint and require minimal ink usage for maximum effect.

Images include The Fastnet Lighthouse, Cork City, The Blasket Island & Mizen Cottages


swim season

feat. illustrations by Cork artist and design student Aisling Gaffney.



design for repair

introducing the book stick - a reusable notebook - bound with elastic so you can rearrange, refill and reuse as many times as you like.

a lifetime of notes in one book with a crafted wooden spine.

refills available
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