Van Der Spek

By Steve Morton | The Dutch Leather Organiser Company

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? …

L’artiste pencil cases by PrintWorks

Home <b>›</b> Stationery, Notebooks and Organisers <b>›</b> Pens <b>›</b> <b>L’artiste pencil cases by PrintWorks</b><p><i>on</i> July 10, 2017 • ( 0 )<p>For the past four years I have been in a …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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Van der Spek | CUSTOM Traveler's Notebook

Van der Spek standard custom planner review and setup

My Gillio My Vanderspek| Thoughts

Van der Spek Junior in old stock Touch Me leather as a wallet

I bought this directly from Van der Spek a couple of months ago, and for awhile I was using it as my personal planner. Since I recently combined both …

Franklin Covey Compact sized inserts in a Van der Spek standaard

This photo captures its true color (menthe) better than the following photos<p>profile view - I have only one slim pen in the two pen loops<p>top …

Van der Spek Standard setup using the March Planner Society Kit

Van der Spek Standard setup

60x REAL ostrich colors :)

Hi guys,<p>Sine I have many questions about the real ostrich I will explain how it works with ordering a real ostrich.<p>There are 60 colors of ostrich you …

Buying a Custom Planner

Ring size – bigger rings makes the planner bulkier – can you work with that? Smaller rings cannot hold so much paper. The back pocket can be generous …

Successfully downsized from personal to pocket size ring organiser

Home <b>›</b> Stationery, Notebooks and Organisers <b>›</b> Filofaxes and other ring organisers <b>›</b> <b>Successfully downsized from personal to pocket size ring organiser</b><p><i>on</i> …

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Van der Spek Senior Sizes

A question that frequently comes up on the Facebook groups and in comments on previous blog posts is the differences in sizes of the Senior size in …

Gillio Firenze Vs Van Der Spek Planner Comparison

Today’s comparison is between a Gillio Amica in Yellow and a Van Der Spek in Janet Leather in Yellow. You may have heard or seen Youtube videos of …

Custom Van Der Spek Codex for Hobonichi Weeks! :)

Van der Spek Codex Standard

The Van der Spek Codex was introduced by the small Dutch family company back in January 2016 it was initially available in A5 and A6 sizes.<p>The Codex …

update | standard | CODEX

We did an update on the lay-out of the standard CODEX 🙂<p>A lot of people asked for an extra slip pocket on the left so we made is standard now! And we …