Grab Bag: Notable Note Takers

Unique, playful products to make all of those meetings less of a task

In a classic Potemkin move, these pads mimic the form of the iPhone 5 and the iPad, but for a fraction of the price. They serve one basic function: to note. And they do it well. PixelPads / $8.99–$15.99 / pixelpads.com
Designed by Dave Hakkens in response to a prompt from Germany’s Sueddeutsche Magazine, these are 3-D and come in three polygonal shapes.You can even print them out and make them yourself. Memo-Block / €3 / davehakkens.nl
Tan Mavitan has created an origami-inspired design for NYC’s Museum of Modern Art. Closed, it’s a triangle. Open, it’s square. Ideal for designers on the go. Triangle Notebook / $17.95 / tanmavitan.com
Tan Mavitan has created an origami-inspired design for NYC’s Museum of Modern Art. Closed, it’s a triangle. Open, it’s square. Ideal for designers on the go. Triangle Notebook / $17.95 / tanmavitan.com
his 48-page pad—which features sports-ball prints on the pages’ backsides—might encourage a much needed morale boost or cinematic brainstorm session. Note at your own risk. Work Less Play More Notebad / $7.50 / spoonsisters.com
his 48-page pad—which features sports-ball prints on the pages’ backsides—might encourage a much needed morale boost or cinematic brainstorm session. Note at your own risk. Work Less Play More Notebad / $7.50 / spoonsisters.com
These pocket-size, spiral-bound jotters have an all-natural bamboo cover, 160 pages made from 75-percent-recycled content, and can be ordered in bulk quantities up to 2,500. Bamboo Jotter / $2.99 / spectorandco.ca
These pocket-size, spiral-bound jotters have an all-natural bamboo cover, 160 pages made from 75-percent-recycled content, and can be ordered in bulk quantities up to 2,500. Bamboo Jotter / $2.99 / spectorandco.ca
The Easi-Notes box contains four containers for one Post-It pad and three mini Post-It pads, and the whole thing is made of 38-percent-recycled content. Available in quantities of up to 2,500, so you can stock up the office. Easi-Notes Box / $3.79 / spectorandco.ca
The Easi-Notes box contains four containers for one Post-It pad and three mini Post-It pads, and the whole thing is made of 38-percent-recycled content. Available in quantities of up to 2,500, so you can stock up the office. Easi-Notes Box / $3.79 / spectorandco.ca