Write Notebooks and SchonDSGN Pen

Our Story

Third-generation bookbinder Chris Rothe wants to change the perception of the notebook. " We want to make the [notebook] cool again," says Chris from the headquarters in Washington Village, Baltimore, Maryland. He intends to make notebooks that are sophisticated and useful. "We are not making a product that requires kid gloves to maintain, says Chris. " This is something we expect to be fully intact full of sketches and notes 25 or 30 years from now."

Write Notepads & Co. is an offshoot of Chris's family's bookbinding company, a company in the slowly fading business of printing and making books for a variety of uses. With three generations of bookmaking and finishing knowledge Write Notepads & Co. makes a notebook for people who still desire to put pen to paper. " I've been binding books my entire life," says Chris. It just didn't excite me any longer. I wanted to find a way to capture the great manufacturing capabilities that we have and spin into something everybody can enjoy."

Using environmentally friendly materials such as vegetable-based inks and premium cover stocks and paper. Write Notepads & Co. makes notebooks that one can sketch out a pencil drawing or pen out a plan to succeed with their fountain pen. With a team of printer operators, binding operators and designers, Write Notepads & Co. offers a deluxe notebook in different sizes and styles. Our journals that will help you be better in life and career. You will be able to remember more things, create grand projects or organize the future. There is something for every type of user.