My new day planner
Way way way back in April 2008 I came across a Lifehacker article about a an award winning day-planner design called the Chronotebook by Wong Kok Keong [Orcadesign] (Singapore). I've lusted after it ever since I saw it. What I wouldn't do to have a notebook to carry with me every day. It's beautiful, it's elegant, it's so simple!
And that's the point. It's so simple. After I saw it the first thought I had was "I can do that." I knew that 15 minutes in Illustrator would be all that it would take to make a single page, 8.5 x 11 PDF. And nearly 8 months later I can finally say that it took me 15 minutes to do it. You can download a general PDF version to use for yourself (the version I use has my username on it for work in case a sheet gets left behind at a meeting).
I've been using a hand drawn version all week and I gotta say that I really like it. It's way more useful that the spiral notebook that I have been carrying around for the last year. As I flip through that notebook I have no context of the information that's contained in it. I admit that most of that could be easily fixed by better organizing it with dates and references. But without a specific format it's easy to stray. My mind works so much more efficiently when it follows a specific format and I think, for now at least, this day planner is the right solution for me.
If you use this please let me know.
posted.by.me on Sunday, January 25, 2009 @ 7:17:59 PM CT
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