Van Der Spek

By Steve Morton | The Dutch Leather Organiser Company

Differences between different Van der Spek Touch Me leathers

The Van der Spek Touch Me range is Van der Spek 'off-the-shelf' organiser range. Over the last 3 or more years there have been different leathers …

Currently Using-Gillio/Van Der Spek/Leuchttrum

It has been awhile since my last blog post. I have been away from using paper planning to digital planning. It has been working out great until my …

Design

JL RED #108 | NEW COLOR

We are very excited to let you know that we have a new JL color for our custom made collections! Welcome to the family JL Red #108 👏🏼 🎉. You can …

Review of Red Janet Leather Hobonichi Cousin (Codex) cover from Van Der Spek

Over the past few days I have been taking candid shots of my Van Der Spek Codex cover in red Janet Leather as I have been using it. I will post those …

Sewing

Van der Spek Tortora Croco Standaard with Franklin Covey Compact inserts

I just received this new-to-me planner from the Van Der Spek Sales group on Facebook and it is perfect for my Franklin Covey compact sized inserts, …

Van der Spek Special Custom Order A5 Organiser

Has any one designed the perfect organiser? Is that possible?<p>I had bumbled along with using an A5 and either a Personal or an A6 organiser until …

Special Announcement – Van der Spek

This is a very special announcement from Petra Van der Spek…….<p>I’m sure you will all join me in congratulating Petra and her partner Leon who have …

Travel

My new Van der Spek pen case #vanderspek #freefountainpenfriday #pencase

Today on Philofaxy we discover Leather for your perfect organiser. Check out the post at Philofaxy.com #philofaxy #leatherorganizer #planning

Gillio and Van der Spek come together to form an A5 organiser that works perfectly for me #vanderspek #gilliofirenze

Co-ordinated accessories to go with my Van der Spek A5 organiser. The pen case has my two 'in-use' fountain pens. The pencil case other pens, pencils and useful things #vanderspek

What Are Clicking Knives?

If you have visited one of the manufacturers workshops such as Van der Spek, you will have seen 'Clicking Knives' in use.... but what are they? …

Falling off the planner precipice

So, I had been teetering near the edge for a while before it happened. Each week I got a little closer until the day I fell and it all went wrong. …

PAPAVERO CROCO | NEW COLOR

Just a small announcement to say we have a new croco color added to our custom made collection 🙂<p>The name is PAPAVERO which is a nice red color!! …

The Perfect Organiser - Part 4 [Leather]

What the outer material of your organiser is made from has the biggest influence on the potential life span of your organiser. Whilst there are hard …

The Perfect Organiser - Part 3 [Design]

The design of your organiser is a very important thing. If you are buying a custom designed organiser from Van der Spek, then you have a large range …

Second Thousand A5 organiser

Second Thousand is an old brand name/trade name of Van der Spek in the Netherlands. I'm told it dates from around about 2007. I was given this A5 …

Van der Spek A5 Manager - 3 years on.

I took my A5 Manager with me to the Van der Spek meet up last weekend. I have had it now for over 3 years, it arrived on 22 April 2014 (after …

Van der Spek Nomad – Wallet Accessory

The Van der Spek Nomad was launched in March 2015 as a custom designed travellers notebook available in a large range of colours, leathers, designs …

Cool Stuff

VDS meetup | 2017

This last weekend we once again hosted a meet up of Van der Spek Planner fans at our factory here in Puttershoek.<p>Ten people came from different parts …

Inspiration

Van der Spek Meet Up - June 2017

This last week I spent a few days in Rotterdam visiting Van der Spek and at the weekend we had a meet up with a small group of people attending from …

Van der Spek A5 Manager - 3 years on.

I took my A5 Manager with me to the Van der Spek meet up last weekend. I have had it now for over 3 years, it arrived on 22 April 2014 (after …

A5 Van Der Spek in Cognac Italian leather – 23 years old

This is a custom made Van Der Spek Manager from 1994 or so, in Cognac Italian leather. I bought it on Dutch eBay in January 2014 (filled with 1994/5 …

Travel

Van der Spek | CUSTOM Traveler's Notebook

Van der Spek standard custom planner review and setup

My Gillio My Vanderspek| Thoughts