There’s nothing more fascinating than learning how something you’ve been using for a long time is made. I couldn’t miss an opportunity to stop by at the Ace Hotel this chilly Saturday for a hands-on workshop with Japanese notebook maker Traveller’s Company.

A table with sheet options


img_4528There’re plain sheets, colored sheets, sheets with maps, pockets, and notes


Some (excellent) Japanese travel maps
Master from Traveller’s Company showing how to put metal spiral through a stack of papers

Traveller’s Company
Notebooks & Stationery
Visit online shop
Ace Hotel New York
Indie boutique hotel
20 West 29 St., Manhattan