Saturday, April 28, 2012

Note pad review: Fabriano EcoQua A5 dot rule



Click on it to enlarge.
From top to bottom:  Pilot Precise V5 RT in purple, Parker 45 in Pelikan Royal Blue,
and SKB ballpoint pen in lavender in .5mm
Testing page
Backside of the testing page.
Showthrough and bleedthrough on some fountain pens.
Sharpie, as expected, has bleedthrough and seethrough

Writing sample
Lyrics from Symphonie by Silbermond
Stipula Vedo with italic nib in Pelikan Edelstein Turmaline

Front cover.  Minimalistic.
Available in Lemon, Lime, Raspberry, Wine, Black
Blue, Stone, and Orange 
Back cover.
Back cover close up.
It is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified.
Makes me less guilty using paper.

Opening up
Cover can be easily tucked in the back

Binding
Another view.
The paper... can you see the dots?
Paper close up.  The gray dots are both visible and invisible.





Fabriano Rhodia
Rule dot dot
Paper Density 85 g/m2 80 g/m2
Paper Size A5 A5
Paper Color Off white White
Interval between dots 4mm 5mm
Dot Color Gray light lavender
Paper Finish Matte Glossy
Binding Glue Staple
Manufacture Place Italy France
Total numbers of sheet 90 80
Price $4.99 $8-9
Summary Comparison:  Fabriano and Rhodia

You may purchase this product at:
Utrecht Art

Here is a little video clip on EcoQua line by Fabriano that will show you the texture of the cover, as well as the paper.

2 comments:

  1. You know...I think I'm starting to like notepads more than notebooks!

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  2. Notepads are more versatile and you don't have to assign purpose to it!

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