TRAVELER’S COMPANY (TRC) consists of TRAVELER’S notebook, BRASS PRODUCTS, SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK and other related products. We also own and run the shop TRAVELER’S FACTORY. TRAVELER’S notebook was released with five different types refill in 2006. A portable Passport Size was released in 2009. BRASS PRODUCTS, and SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK were then introduced as part of TRAVELER’S notebook in 2010.
SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK consist of a durable resin-containing cover, a range of different paper types: white paper for comfortable writing, roughly textured Kraft paper, paper pockets, window envelopes, watercolor paper and file. The rings are attached to the notebook one by one by hand with great care in Japan.
Write down your thoughts, draw pictures that come to mind or paste paper items that you have found when traveling.
Each SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK design is inspired by various animals; a camel, symbolizing the rough kraft paper, a polar bear, symbolizing white MD paper, a kangaroo, symbolizing paper pockets, a honeybee, symbolizing window envelops made of orange kraft paper, a swan, symbolizing the white paper, and just as a pelican scoops up a fish we have Kraft notebook featured with deep pockets for all your travel memories. Which animal would you like to take with you on your journey?
Designphil’s Nagareyama Factory is located in a quiet neighborhood that is 40 km away from downtown Tokyo. This factory has been making notebooks for over fifty years, and it’s worth mentioning that SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK is made in this factory.
After the process of cutting, holing and stamping, SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK is bound by a limited number of experienced craftsmen for completion.
TRC SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK Blank DW Kraft Paper – CAMEL
This is a notebook consisting of kraft papers. The kraft papers have a rough texture, and this resembles a desert where the camels walk. We chose a kraft paper that suits for writing, so please feel free to write as much as you want on this notebook.
TRC SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK Blank MD Paper White – POLAR BEAR
This is a notebook with as many as 200 pages of white MD Paper, our original paper with the perfect comfortability in writing with a pencil as well as a fountain pen. Carry this notebook and write on it anything coming up to your mind.
TRC SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK Paper Pocket – KANGAROO
Every page has a pocket where you can put such travel memories as tickets and maps etc. As the pages are made of our original MD Paper, you will have the best feeling when writing.
TRC SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK Window Envelope – HONEYBEE
This is a notebook like an album of which all the pages are window envelopes to insert postcards, photos and tickets. Writing a comment on the reverse is also a good way to use.
TRC SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK Watercolor Paper – SWAN
This is a notebook with watercolor paper on which the colors come out well. Not only painting with watercolor but also drawing with a pencil or a pen is recommendable as well as collage of photos and tickets. Draw or paint the moving scenery.
TRC SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK Card And Photo File – PELICAN
All the pages have a transparent sheet attached to a Kraft paper mount. The A5 Slim size can hold not only business and store cards but also 72 prints of “instax mini” photos etc. The B6 size can hold up to 24 postcards and photos. You can use it as a notebook by writing the date in the margin of the Kraft paper mount, or writing a comment on the transparent sheet with an oil-based marker.