Hobonich Techo Planner 2022 set with cover "Leather: TS Basic - Black" (english)
The extremely thin Tomoe River paper with 52gsm enables a 448-page daily calendar with a handy thickness of only 14mm. The robust thread binding allows the calendar to be opened flat so that double-sided writing is not an issue. Despite the thin material, the Tomoe River paper is characterized by high opacity, which greatly minimizes the shining through on the back page. The paper is not just suitable for pencil and ballpoint pens, but also amazingly ink-compatible. The overall high quality ensures that the daily calendar can be archived for decades to come even after a year of continuous use and can therefore be browsed again and again.
With different monthly overviews, the calendar offers one page per day with sufficient space for appointments and notes. Please note that the planner is printed in English and the marked holidays apply only to Japan.
The cover made of high-quality polyester creates a robust feeling and reflects in a light glow. The two pen loops also serve as a lock to prevent accidental opening. The cover features also two bookmarks, one with a triangular and one with a square tag in the cover material, in order to differentiate the current position in the daily calendar and monthly calendar. In addition, the inside of the cover has several compartments and slots for cards and notes.
Information from the manufacturer:
We created this black leather cover with graphic designer Taku Satoh, who is in charge of the Hobonichi Techo’s design direction. TS stands for the initials of Taku Satoh. Out of all the various Hobonichi Techo covers, this has been a staple in our lineup and has been a popular choice for over ten years. The fine texture of the matte cow leather is soft from the first time you use it and fits comfortably in your hands. The smooth feel as you hold it in your hands is another characteristic of this leather. The leather cover exudes an elegance with a black color that will suit any outfit. It makes it an ideal first-time leather cover and is also perfect for anyone who wants to own a standard leather cover that is simple, chic, and timeless.
About Taku Satoh Graphic Designer. Graduated from Tokyo University of The Arts in 1979, majoring in design, and completed his master’s degree in 1981. Joined Dentsu, Inc. before establishing the Taku Satoh Design Office in 1984. Created product designs and branding for Oishii Gyunyu milk, Lotte XYLITOL gum, and much more. Currently active across a broad spectrum of projects, including general direction for NHK Educational TV’s “Design-Ah” series and art direction for “Nihongo de Asobo.” Current director of design museum 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT in Tokyo.
148 x 105 x 14 mm
Number of pages
Tomoe River 52gsm, acid-free
165 x 117 x 20 mm, cow leather
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