2016 planner roundup

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I’ve made my passion for notebooks abundantly clear before; as much as I love technology and the ease of smartphones, there’s something irreplaceable about writing things down in a notebook.¬†Plus, writing things down by hand is good for memory — which makes this especially useful for jotting down notes, events, and memories in a day…

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3 notebooks with unconventional covers

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There are few things I love more than a good EDC notebook, and while I prefer neutral colors or geometric patterns, the form factor lends itself well to experimentation. If you’re in need of a notebook to add to your everyday carry, we’ve previously shared our suggestions for paperback notebooks and leather covers for Field…

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EDC on a budget: Writing tools under $50

Writing tools under $50

Until recently, notebooks and pens weren’t always considered to be vital EDC items. But with an influx in great pens, pencils and small notebooks available, most EDCers have realized that writing materials make for incredibly useful carry. Plus, notebook design is essentially limitless, adding unique patterns and prints to EDC loadouts. The best part? These…

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Why I started EDCing a pen

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Working as a graphic designer, a mechanical pencil has been part of my everyday carry long before I discovered the concept of EDC. I remember the first time I spent more than ¬£2 ($3.20) for a mechanical pencil. It was one of a small selection in a tiny art store. It looked fancy but wasn’t…

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