If you're anything like us, picking a planner is a painstaking process. Your datebook must fulfill a number of important criteria—size, page layout, design—and, above all, it's just got to feel right (you don't want to be sharing the next 365 days of your life with any old notebook). If you're still searching for the chosen one, we think you might like the latest from Little Otsu and illustrator Dan Black. It's dateless, so you can jump in whenever you want, has both weekly and monthly grids, and offers loads of list space for all your to-dos.
Contributing Blogger Tiffany Chu: If your second home is the library and your first home the studio desk, there's probably an academic cornucopia of design supplies that you've been yearning for all semester. For those of us who've been toiling away for final reviews and have only begun thinking about the holidays, here are some picks for your fellow design scholars.