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Notebooks by Style

 We have three broad styles:

  • Cardboard Covered Notebooks;
  • Polypropylene Covered Notebooks;
  • Leather Covered Notebooks.

Some styles have bright white paper and some have cream - our lovely but not-insanely-expensive 90 GSM chlorine-free, ink-loving paper created by Eurpoeans from farmed trees.  All covers, discs, paper and accessories are recyclable.  They are all highly durable - we have been using the same Atoma notebooks here at Atoma for years - we just keep refilling.  We have never thrown a notebook out because it was full or worn out.  The covers start to develop some patina over time that makes them more endearing, and the information density increases as old, no-longer-relevant pages are replaced with new blank ones.

If you damage a cover or some discs, we can seil you spares in most styles.

Now, lets talk about details:

Cardboard Covers come in five flavours:

  • Trad Lyon notebooks have Carton-de-Lyon covers with colour-matching rings, except for yellow covers, which sometimes have black rings so we call this option Tiger.
  • BioAtoma notebooks have covers made from recycled cardboard.  Colours are in transition at the moment - our older stock offers a (wine from) Bordeaux red, forest green, pale sand yellow and tree-bark brown.  Newer stock comes in an orangy colour or a light brown, and we could not resist calling them Carrot and Stick.  Bio notebooks have biodegradable rings made from a starch-based material, but fear not - we have been using them for years and provided you don't leave them immersed in water, they are durable.
  • Elegant notebooks have black Carton-de-Lyon covers with aluminium disks and cream paper.  Very stylish.
  • Abstract covers designed by Luc Vincent have a bright pattern on the outside and a white finish on the inside.  The back cover is translucent clear polyproplene and the disks are transparent and uncoloured.
  • Loden notebooks have quality cardboard covered on the outside with a plastic felt made from recycled plastic containers.  It is tough and richly coloured. They have aluminium disks.

Polypropylene Covers styles are manifold and universally beautiful:

  • Pro Notebooks are serious, business-like and opaque - Black, Blue, Chestnut, Grey, White and Clear.  White covers are translucent, and come with white rings.  Clear covers are transparent, and come with clear rings.   Both white and clear lend themselves to having a cover page at the front of the book.  Dark print (from a felt-tipped pen or large printed font) will show through nicely.  A bunch of white covered books look good in a stack, but can be distinguised by what you can see through the cover.
  • Exec Notebooks are Professionals that have been promoted - they have the same covers and paper, but with aluminium rings.  Very stylish. 
  • Techno covers are bright and translucent, coloured Red, Blue, Lime green, Purple, Orange and Turquoise.  Orange has been superceded, so if you like it, buy up now!  Techno notebooks have matching coloured translucent rings.
  • Tutti-Frutti notebooks are a variant on Techno, but with mixed-coloured rings.  They are, basically, loud.
  • Texon is a tough industrial material based on cardboard and rubber.  Texon notebooks have aluminium disks.
  • Fluo notebooks have a cover that is even brighter than Techno, and contrasting rings.
  • Stripey notebooks come in Green, Black, Blue and Orange, with a white horizontal stripe and rings that match the non-white stripe colour.
  • Dots notebooks have bright, translucent covers with matching disks, and cream paper printed with a 5x5 dot grid.
  • Plumes notebooks have dark-coloured translucent covers printed with a very stylish feather motif.  Disks are pearlescent.
  • SoChic pocket notebooks have trranslucent covers with patterns printed in metalic ink, with matching disks.

Leather Covers

  • Leather covers are made by Belgian fashion house Ruitertassen from high-quality handbag leather.
  • Leather-covered notebooks have cream paper and metal disks
  • There are two styles - a standard disk-bound notebook and a portfolio with a wrap-around cover.

Notebooks by Style