For stationery lovers, there are few joys greater than opening a fresh Moleskine notebook – the smooth, unblemished paper; that first white page. An unused Moleskine can signify the start of something exciting – a new year, a new job, the beginning of the academic year. So much potential lies in a blank slate!

Moleskine products have a cult following, and are loved by people all around the globe for many reasons: quality; simplicity of design; the brand’s rich history, which takes inspiration from the notebooks used by the likes of Van Gogh, Picasso, and Hemingway. No matter what your needs, there exists a Moleskine notebook to suit.

From the classic notebook, to those designed specifically for professional use, and fun limited-edition prints – the Moleskine range is constantly growing. It can be a little overwhelming, so below, we compare Moleskine notebooks so that you can choose the best fit for you!

A note on sizing:
When purchasing a Moleskine notebook, it’s important to note that the sizes aren’t standard. Please check the specific dimensions to ensure you’re buying the right size to suit your needs!

A note on colours: While most Moleskine notebooks are available in classic black, lots are also available in a rainbow of colours, with new hues released every season. Follow the links for each product below to see the colour range for sale at NoteMaker.

Compare Moleskine Notebooks at NoteMaker

MOLESKINE CLASSIC NOTEBOOK– HARD COVER
The legendary Moleskine classic notebook, with a hard cover for durability.

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ISBN 978-88-8370-103-0

Features:

  • hard cover, rounded corners, elastic closure
  • ribbon bookmark
  • expandable inner pocket in cardboard 
and cloth
  • front endpaper with ‘in case of loss’ notice
  • ivory-coloured, 70 g/m2 acid-free paper

Layouts: ruled, plain, squared and dotted

Sizes:
X-Small – 160 pages, 6.5 × 10.5 cm
Pocket – 192 pages, 9 × 14 cm
Large – 240 pages, 13 × 21cm
X-Large – 192 pages, 19 × 25 cm

Perfect for: everything! The Moleskine classic hard cover is the go-to notebook for work, school or play. It is particularly good for travel, as the sturdy cover won’t rip or bend in your bag.

MOLESKINE CLASSIC NOTEBOOK – SOFT COVER
Smooth to the touch, with the ideal amount of flex – the Moleskine classic soft cover notebook is lightweight and versatile.

ISBN 978-88-8370-716-2

Features:                     

  • soft cover, rounded corners, elastic closure
  •  ribbon bookmark
  • expandable inner pocket in cardboard and cloth
  • front endpaper with ‘in case of
loss’ notice
  •  ivory-coloured, 70 g/m2 acid-free 
paper

Layouts: ruled, plain, squared, dotted

Sizes:
Pocket – 192 pages, 9 × 14 cm
Large – 192 pages, 13 × 21 cm
X-Large – 192 pages, 19 × 25 cm

Perfect for:  journaling or for use as a personal notebook for thoughts and reflections – lightweight enough to carry in your bag!

 

MOLESKINE CLASSIC REPORTER NOTEBOOK – SOFT & HARD COVERS

With a handy cover that flips open at the top, this notebook is made for quick and easy note taking.

ISBN 978-88-8370-549-6

 Features:

  • soft cover, rounded corners, elastic closure
  • expandable inner pocket in 
cardboard and cloth
  • front endpaper with ‘in case of 
loss’ notice
  • ivory-coloured, 70 g/m2 acid-free 
paper
  • elastic closure, ribbon bookmark, 
inner-pocket fabric match cover 
colour
  •  last 12 sheets are detachable

Layouts: ruled, plain, squared, dotted

Sizes:
Hard Cover Reporter
X-Small – 160 pages, 6.5 × 10.5 cm
Pocket – 192 pages, 9 × 14 cm
Large – 240 pages, 13 × 21cm
X-Large – 192 pages, 19 × 25 cm

Soft Cover Reporter
Pocket – 192 pages, 9 × 14 cm
Large – 192 pages, 13 × 21 cm
X-Large – 192 pages, 19 × 25 cm

Perfect for: scribbling down notes at work, transcribing interviews

MOLESKINE CAHIER NOTEBOOKS – SETS OF 3
With gorgeous card covers and visible stitching on the spine, these slim journals are made for everyday use – jot down notes with ease. A Moleskine Cahier is simple, functional, and beautifully designed.

ISBN 978-88-6293-101-4

Features:

  • card cover, rounded corners
  • visible stitching on the spine
  • flap/pocket for collecting loose 
notes
  • ivory-coloured, 70 g/m2 acid-free 
paper
  • last 16 sheets are detachable – good for shopping lists, etc.
  • packed in sets of 3 of the same colour, except the 3-Colour Set, which contains 3 notebooks in different colours

Layouts: ruled, plain, squared

Sizes:
Pocket – 64 pages, 9 × 14 cm
Large – 80 pages, 13 × 21 cm
X-Large – 120 pages, 19 × 25 cm

Perfect for: creative projects, lecture notes, planning

MOLESKINE CHAPTERS JOURNALS
These sweet, lightweight daily journals are designed for daily use. Divided into handy, numbered chapters that you can assign yourself, a Chapters Journal will keep your notes organised to allow for the magic to happen.

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Features:                     

  • cardboard cover, rounded corners
  • external stitched binding
  • 70 g/m2, acid-free paper
  • numbered chapters to be 
personalized, with chapters index page and coloured title page to mark each chapter
  • last chapter with detachable pages
  • 13 to-do lists

Layouts: ruled, dotted 

Sizes:

Slim pocket -
96 pages, 5 chapters, 7.5 × 14 cm
Slim medium -
112 pages, 6 chapters, 9.5 × 18 cm
Slim large
- 128 pages, 7 chapters 11.5 × 21 cm

Perfect for: multi-taskers, busy people, freelancers– dedicate a chapter to each individual project, be free from stress!

Read our review of the Moleskine Chapters Journal for some tips on how to get the most out of your journal!

MOLESKINE VOLANT – SETS OF 2 

A traditional notebook, with a modern edge – the Volant notebook has thread-bound stitching and a soft, lightly textured cover.

ISBN 978-88-8370-868-8

 

Features:

  • soft cover, rounded corners
  • front endpaper with ‘in case of 
loss’ notice
  • ivory-coloured, 70 g/m2 acid-free 
paper
  • detachable sheets
  • sheet of coloured stickers
  • packed in sets of 2, consisting 
of two different shades of the same colour (except the Black set [set of 2 black] and the White set [set of 2 white])

Layout: ruled, plain

Sizes:
X-Small – 56 pages, 6.5 × 10.5 cm
Pocket – 80 pages, 9 × 14 cm
Large – 96 pages, 13 × 21 cm
X-Large – 96 pages, 19 × 25 cm

Perfect for: the perforated pages are detachable and easy to remove, which makes the Volant ideal for taking notes and writing grocery lists.

MOLESKINE VOYAGEUR NOTEBOOK

A traveller’s notebook for the digital age – the Voyageur is a globetrotter’s best friend.

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Features:

  • clothbound
  • hard cover, rounded corners, elastic closure
  • 3 ribbon bookmarks
  • expandable inner pocket in cardboard and cloth
  • coloured front endpaper with ‘in case of loss’ notice
  • ivory-coloured, 70 g/m2 acid-free paper
  • sections marked by coloured tabs
  • ruled, dotted, plain section;
  • suggestions about how to digitise content in your notebook;
  • useful info and detachable lists
  • a sheet of handy stickers

Layouts: the Voyageur has a unique layout, with ruled, dotted and plain sections
Sizes:
One size – 11.5 x 18 cm. 208 pages.
Perfect for:
Wanderlusters, adventurers and backpackers. Particularly useful for keeping track of flights, recommendations from fellow travellers and personal reflections.

 

MOLESKINE LIMITED EDITION NOTEBOOKS
If you’re a pop culture buff, then you’ll love Moleskine limited edition notebooks. These fun stationery items are certain to brighten up your workspace and add a splash of fun to your day.

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The Moleskine Doraemon Limited Edition Notebook, Large, Ruled

Features:

  • hard cover with themed graphics and details, rounded corners, elastic closure
  • ribbon bookmark
  • customized paper-band and paper-band B-side
  • expandable inner pocket in cardboard and cloth
  • customized endpapers (front endpaper with ‘in case 
of loss’ notice)
  •  ivory-coloured, 70 g/m2 acid-free paper

Layouts: ruled, plain, squared, dotted

Sizes:
Pocket – 192 pages, 9 × 14 cm
Large – 240 pages, 13 × 21 cm

Perfect for: lovers of television, film and literature. Also an excellent first notebook for kids, as the fun illustrations encourage writing practise!

MOLESKINE LIMITED EDITION ‘BLEND’ NOTEBOOKS

Like a warm, fuzzy blanket, but in notebook form – the Blend collection takes the best features of a Moleskine classic notebook and wraps them up in a gorgeous fabric cover.

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The Moleskine ‘Blend’ Notebook, Large, Ruled, Red

Features:

  •       Sweet, Jacquard cover
  •       soft cover, rounded corners
  •       elastic closure 
in a contrast colour
  •       ribbon bookmark
  •       expandable inner pocket in 
cardboard and cloth
  •       front endpaper with ‘in case of
loss’ notice
  •       ivory-coloured, 70 g/m2 acid-free 
paper

Layouts: Ruled

Sizes:
Pocket -192 pages, 9 x 14cm
Large -  240 pages, 13 x 21cm

Perfect for: a gift. These tactile beauties make a very special birthday present for lovers of vintage design!

MOLESKINE LIMITED EDITION CONTRAST NOTEBOOKS
Your moments in colour. For the first time, Moleskine have designed a collection of notebooks with contrasting colours to brighten up your stationery and capture your colourful moments, wherever inspiration takes you.

Moleskine Contrast

Features:                     

  •       cardboard cover with rounded corners
  •       elastic closure 
in a contrast colour
  •       ribbon bookmark
  •       expandable inner pocket in 
cardboard
  •       front endpaper with ‘in case of 
loss’ notice
  •       acid-free 
paper

Layouts: ruled 

Sizes:

Pocket – 192 pages, 9 x 14cm
Large
- 240 pages, 13 x 21cm

Perfect for: a gift or your own musings. The contrasting colours are great for the classroom, travel, office and your everyday life.

MOLESKINE PROFESSIONAL NOTEBOOKS: SOFT & HARD COVERS

The Moleskine Professional range has been thoughtfully designed to make your work life more efficient and more organised.

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Features:

  • hard or soft cover, rounded corners, elastic closure
  • ribbon bookmark
  • double inner pocket 
in cardboard and cloth
  • front endpaper with ‘in case of loss’ 
notice
  • ivory-coloured, 70 g/m2 acid-free 
paper
  • last 8 sheets are detachable
  • elastic closure, ribbon bookmark, 
inner-pocket fabric match cover colour 
Inner layout
  • table of contents to fill in
  • introductory pages, for taking 
notes of key tasks, projects, goals
  • numbered note pages, with areas 
for names, agenda / in-depth notes, key subjects / action points, next steps; the last note pages (not numbered) are detachable
  • detachable to-do lists
  • comes with a sheet of adhesive tabs and labels for spine or cover

Sizes:
Large – hard: 240 pages / soft: 192 pages,  13 × 21 cm
X-Large – 192 pages, 19 × 25 cm

Layouts: the Professional notebooks have a unique layout, designed for ease of use – there are sections for action points, projects, key subjects and in-depth notes

Perfect for: professionals, obviously! They’re also great for university students who want to organise their notes and study plans, or for small-business owners who are overseeing multiple projects at once.

MOLESKINE SMART NOTEBOOKS – EVERNOTE & CREATIVE CLOUD
Moleskine Smart notebooks – seamlessly bridging your analog and digital worlds, and making your life easier!

The Moleskine Evernote Collection
Moleskine has collaborated with Evernote to create the amazing Moleskine Evernote Smart Notebook– the latest in digital/analog connectivity!

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Moleskine Evernote Business Notebook with Smart Stickers, Ruled, Hard Cover, Extra Large 

Evernote is a ground-breaking computer program that allows for easy capture and storage of your work via a range of digital devices – it’s simple to save, sync and share notes, web pages, files, images and more.

 How to use your Moleskine Evernote Smart Notebook:

- Use your Moleskine Evernote Smart Notebook to record your work. The pages have faint dotted rulings that are designed for easy conversion to digital format.

- Next, organise your work by tagging pages with the Moleskine Evernote-ready smart stickers provided. The function of these clever little stickers is to allow you to categorise your work as you go, which Evernote recognises and categorises automatically in the digital space. Efficient!

- Digitising your work is easy: using your phone, simply take a picture of any page in your notebook and the Evernote page camera. This instantly converts it to a searchable, shareable, safely stored digital document.

- Now you have searchable, shareable and retrievable digital versions of everything in your Moleskine Evernote Smart Notebook! You can easily share them with colleagues and friends, and create a secure, manageable resource for yourself, too.

Features:

  • dedicated graphics and details
  •  inner pages are compatible with the 
Evernote App’s Document Camera
  • Evernote Premium subscription 
included
  • 3-MonthEvernote Premium subscription included

Layouts: The unique layout of the Moleskine Evernote Collection features dotted line ruling with 6mm spacing

Sizes:
Pocket – 192 pages, 9 × 14 cm
Large – 240 pages, 13 × 21 cm
X-Large – 240 pages, 19 x 25cm

Perfect for: tech lovers who can’t quite part with their paper notebooks!

The Moleskine Adobe Creative Cloud Collection
The Moleskine Smart Notebook, Creative Cloud connected allows you to instantly turn hand-drawn sketches into fully workable digital files.

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How it works:

You can draw on any page in this notebook and, using the Creative Cloud connected Moleskine app (which you can download from the Apple Store), capture your drawing.

The app uses the special page markings in the notebook to help process and optimize the image as a JPG file before converting it to an SVG file.

If you have an Adobe Creative Cloud membership, you can easily sync your artwork to the Creative Cloud and open them for refinement in Adobe Illustrator CC or Adobe Photoshop CC.

Features:         

  • hard cover debossed with custom Adobe design, a contrasting red elastic closure & red bookmark ribbon,  ivory coloured paper with markers in the corners that allow the app to work.
  • red elastic closure, red ribbon bookmark
  • customized paper-band and paper-band B-side
  • expandable inner pocket in cardboard and cloth 
(red fabric)
  • front endpaper with ‘in case of loss’ notice
  • ivory-coloured, 120 g/m2 acid-free paper 
Special page layout. 
Page layout (registered design) readable only by the Creative Cloud connected Moleskine App.

Sizes:
Large- 160 pages, 13 × 21 cm

Perfect for: artists, graphic designers, architects and illustrators

So, now that you’re clued up, go and find your Moleskine match at NoteMaker!