and so it goes. a5

and so it goes. a5


and so it goes (Kurt Vonnegut)

 . . . 

a5 lay flat paperback notebook from recycled paper ~75% post-consumer waste


for thoughts & ideas

- 112 page sketchpad  or printed in fluorescent pink with dots or lines (select option below)

- made using 140gsm cupcycled cartridge paper from used coffee cups (80%)

- 320gsm post-consumer waste paper cover with pocket

- badly made books are rubbish ~75% post consumer waste

- almost a5 size (200x140mm)


handmade (with machines) at 1 friar st. cork



excuse me

have me met before

i used to be a coffee cup

or a pizza box

maybe a flyer


to float on the breeze





maybe it was you i met

maybe. i can't remember

  • Materials

    140gsm recycled cartridge paper is made from used coffee cups (80%) in Brighton, England. CupCycling™ by James Cropper is the world’s first recycling process dedicated to upcycling take-away cups.

    badly made books make every attempt to consider the environmental impact of our production by minimising ink usage, purchasing used equipment and offering full usability of our product. 

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