the world's best leather journals

proudly made in vienna since 2012


a companion for a lifetime

Our notebooks are made in Vienna from the finest vegetable-tanned Italian vachetta leather and are designed to last a lifetime. Like a good wine, your notebook will only get better with age as it develops its beautiful patina over time.


after 3 years

move the cursor to discover how your leather ages

keep your life organized

The interior is interchangeable which allows you to carry your most important daily essentials, from calendars and notepaper, to credit cards, money and cash. The days of rummaging for stuff in your bag are over

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adapts to your daily needs

You can personalize your notebook to suit your needs.

It is completely modular – that is, there’s no fixed way you have to use it. Your way is the right way. 

It allows you to travel with notebooks safely inside, along with your passport, business cards, calendars - everything is possible.


as easy to use as a child's play

Adding refills, cash, cards and even a passport is as easy as child's play thanks to the ribbon holding system. Simply watch the videos to see how to add 2 refills or to add more than 2 refills.

how to add 2 refills (no extra ribbons)
how to add 3 refills (extra ribbon)

start your journey today

The grand voyageur comes with all you need to start your journey. It features as standard your choice of leather cover, ribbons to hold your refills and keep it closed and a plain notebook . It is packed in a beautiful cardboard box made in Vienna.

leather cover


ribbon loop






all the sizes you need

Our leather covers comes in a range of sizes to suit your every need. Our grand voyageur comes as either [pocket] or [xl] size. The [pocket] fits nicely into your coat or jacket pocket and is small enough to carry while big enough to hold all your daily essentials. The [xl] is bigger and is designed to be used for extended writing and note taking and is the perfect writing notebook. The [a5] and [a4] are our portfolio range journal are our largest sizes and are big enough to hold full size A5 or A4 writing notebooks, has leather slots for business and credit cards, pockets for holding notes and loose pages and can even hold an phone in [a5] or iPad or iMac in [a4] within their designed pockets.


make it your own

We make everything by hand here in our workshop in Vienna which means you get a personalised product just for you. When making your order you can choose your leather colour, your refills, your ribbon colour and you can also choose if you would like your journal embossed with your initials or personal message.

emboss your initials

emboss your message

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the best materials

At paper republic we believe in quality. It’s how we began our journey – trying to find the perfect notebAt paper republic we believe in quality. It’s how we began our journey – trying to find the perfect notebook and realising it didn’t exist… so we made it!ook and realising it didn’t exist… so we made it!

  • natural leather

    and not just any leather – the best full grain, vegetable-tanned leather you will find today. We really mean it.

  • natural paper

    sustainable, Swedish non-treated 80gsm paper which is 20% “thicker” than normal paper. The crème de le crème of paper.

  • handcrafted in vienna

    our busy little workshop in the historic 18th district of Vienna is where our paper republic leather crafters (who have studied leather design and craft all over the world) review your order and then cut and prepare your personalised leather journal. Begin your order today and gain a companion which will last you a lifetime.