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Italy notebook by White Star – stationery review

Pizza, pasta, Italy notebook by White Star and basta. The perfect trio for every traveller in Italy. Yes, bella Italia, the country to teach you how to relax and enjoy the little details of everyday life around you. Call it mindfulness, if you wish. This notebook will keep you in the moment.

  • wonderful drawings by Gabriele Genini 
  • every illustration has a description of the real place where it was drawn
  • perfectly balanced mix of blank and lined pages
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Italy notebook – cover

You just breath in and out and allow yourself to observe silently, in awe, while holding your notebook as your loyal companion to jot it down. All the emotions, images, colours and moments that you want to keep in your memory. Oh yes, you will want to remember it later on. This journal will make it easy for you. 

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Illustrated by Gabriele Genini

Furthermore, this notebook can function as a checklist of places to see on your next Italy trip, those marvellous illustrations will definitely get you in the mood to visit this lovely country. Every one of them has a short but precise description of the place where you can find it. 

White star is an Italian publishing house founded in 1984, specialising on guidebooks and illustrated books by some of the most renowned and appreciated international illustrators.

One of them is the author of this Italy notebook : Gabriele Genini. He is an artist and traveller based in Tuscany. You can feel his passion for detail in his works, they transport you immediately to the places which he painted. 

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The paper inside is made to be written on, with a gel pen, even a fountain pen. Moreover, you can use it as a sketchbook, because it has blank pages to complement the lined ones. A harmonious mix. 


  • Paper: lined pages, blank pages, illustrations
  • Page count: 128
  • Length: 208mm
  • Width: 147mm
  • Binding: stitched, opens flat
  • cover: high quality structured paper
  • Made in Italy

You might also like these other illustrated notebooks I have reviewed.

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