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10 Best Sketchbooks for architects

Sketchbook is something every architect and designer has. Once one is finished, another one is bought.

We've created a list of sketchbooks we really like, so you can order and use it too when yours is about to get completely full with ideas.
Most in the list are very very affordable and available for shipping to any destination around the globe.

The list is gonna get updated frequently, to keep you informed about the best sketchbooks on the market. So, don't forget to check this page from time to time and before you order your next paper friend.

The Minimalist Notebook 

Size: 14.8 X 21 cm when closed, A4 when opened
Number of pages: 300 pages
Cover format: 320gsm 2-layered covers, 100gsm pages
Colour: Pure White, Cream x Rose Gold, Navy x Copper, Copper Patina
Shipping: Free international shipping
Price: 10$

The Minimalist Notebook is an elegant solution to celebrate your design process.
Inspired by pure geometric forms and functional elements, the designers envisioned a monolithic white object devoid of any unnecessary ornamentation.
Containing a monthly planner and essential design guide, The Minimalist Notebook opens flat into a crisp, white, A4 canvas.





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Magma Sketchbook: Architecture 

Size: 180 x 240 x 15.24mm
Number of pages: 136 pages
Cover format: Paperback
Colour: Gray, blue, brown
Shipping: Free international shipping
Price: 14$

Made entirely out of eco-friendly materials.
Magma Sketchbook: Architecture includes 120 blank and gridded pages and printed scale rulers (both metric and imperial), plus 16 pages of useful information on architectural styles, drawing types, circulation, room layouts, furniture and fittings, structural elements and sustainability.





Moleskine Pocket Plain Hardcover Notebook Red



Moleskine Pocket Plain Hardcover Notebook Red

Size: 95 x 144 x 16 mm
Number of pages: 192 pages
Cover format: Hardcover, Moleskine ivory-colored paper 70 g/m², acid-free, lined pages
Colour: Red
Shipping: Free international shipping
Price: 11$

The classic, pocket Moleskine plain notebook, now in red.
Design features include an elastic closure for privacy and a bookmark ribbon. The expandable back pocket makes room for notes, cards and mementos gathered along the way.
Also, the sketchbook has: counded corners, Moleskine ivory-colored paper (70 g/m², acid-free, lined pages), 'In case of loss' notice printed on the flyleaf, reusable paperband B-SIDE featuring additional printed tools.






Pantone: 10 Notebooks


Pantone: 10 Notebooks

Size: 107 x 144 x 63 mm
Number of pages: 48 pages in a single notebook, 480 pages together
Cover format: Paper back, sturdy slipcase
Colour: 10 different colors
Shipping: Free international shipping
Price: 18.5$

Ten petite journals feature Pantone's iconic colour chip design in ten sumptuous shades. Grid-dot interior pages and a sturdy slipcase make these notebooks eminently practical and chic for on-the-go note-taking when used solo, and an eye-catching object for desktop display when grouped together.









Grids & Guides: A Notebook for Visual Thinkers

Size: 155 x 209 x 16 mm
Number of pages: 160 pages
Cover format: Hardcover
Colour: Red
Shipping: Free international shipping
Price: 13$

Cloth-covered Grids & Guides notebook offers 144 pages of graph paper in eight designs. Interspersed throughout are eight pages of informational diagrams. Encased in the same cloth-wrapped cover.






Grids & Guides: 3 Notepads for Visual Thinkers

Size: 154 x 231 x 22 mm
Number of pages: 72 pages
Cover format: Paperback
Colour: Red, Green, Blue
Shipping: Free international shipping
Price: 12$

Following up on the success of Grids and Guides Notebook, this collection features three 36 page pads, each with a distinctive graph paper design, and three information cards, each featuring a wide array of charts, graphs and other scientific ephemera.
All designed to appeal to our core consumer of artists, designers, and visual thinkers.







another architecture notebook


Another Architecture Notebook

Size: 170 x 220 x 15.24 mm
Number of pages: 160 pages
Cover format: Hardback
Colour: Blue
Shipping: Free international shipping
Price: 31$

This notebook is interspersed with 16 sketches that refer to the topic of Mark magazine: Architecture. A ribbon to mark the artists' latest drawing, an elastic band to keep it all together and high quality paper make it a desirable object to become part of anyone's creative process.









Architecture Notebook New York


New York Map Handmade Notebook

Size: 148 x 210 mm
Number of pages: 192 pages
Cover format: 2 mm hard kraft cardboard on back and front cover
Colour: Cardboard
Shipping: Free international shipping
Price: 50$

Part of New York Map is used on this notebook, building blocks are cut down by a laser machine and glued together to create an urban model like look.
The sketchbook is A5 at size (14 x 21 cm), and has 70 gr/m2 colorful blank ivory paper pages. Young architect is in charging of producing it, so custom designs are available, you just need to contact the author.






Architecture Notebook, New York  


grey notebook


Good Old Fashioned Notebook

Size: A5 (14 x 21 cm / 5.5” x 8.3”)
Number of pages: 160 pages
Cover format: Hardcover
Colour: Marl blue, markl grey, natural wool
Shipping: International shipping
Price: 32$

Good old fashioned notebook is made out of Italian linen, features 160 plan pages, has a grey fabric bookmark, a pocket in the back and end pages made from structured grey paper.




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