After first launching Oceania and Viola as 2021 planners, we heard your feedback loud and clear – we needed to offer these as hardcover journals, too!

Inspired by an Italian book binding dating to 1620, our Diamond Rosette series showcases a floral pattern and rosette motif. With filigreed fronds twirling in knots, it resembles an elaborate rose window.

Pictured here: Diamond Rosette Oceania hardcover journal

Book bindings from the 17th century are characterized by the ornamental richness of the cover’s central area. These designs were in direct contrast to the Renaissance frame style, which left the centre largely unadorned. Featuring sweeping tendrils in a centralized diamond shape, this cover is a classic example of the era’s bookbinding style. Today the original binding can be found in Museum Kunstpalast’s impressive collection of antique bindings in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Pictured here: Diamond Rosette Viola hardcover journal

We are happy to announce that these Diamond Rosette designs are now available as lined and unlined midi journals, in addition to returning as 2022 planners.


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