Planner Essentials - Chapter 2: Paper Testing on Diaries, Planners & Notebooks

Paper forms an important part on planners and diaries, as you won't want ghosting or bleeding on the other side of the paper. This chapter we will use different pens, highlighters, markers and pens to test the paper quality on different planners and notebooks.

Pens, highlighters & markers used for testing:

  1. Pencil
  2. Zebra Sarasa-R Gel Ink Rollerball Pen 0.4mm
  3. Sakura Ballsign iD Ballpoint Pen 0.4mm
  4. Uni-ball One F Gel Pens 0.5mm - Faded Colour Barrel
  5. Uni Emott Everfine Fineliners 0.4mm
  6. Fountain Pen
  7. Sakura Ballsign Souffle Ballpoint Pen 0.8mm
  8. Zebra Clickart Retractable Marker
  9. Sakura Mixline Highlighter with Underline

Ink pads used for testing:

  1. Tsukineko Versamagic Dew Drop Ink Pads
  2. Tsukineko Memento Dew Drop Ink Pads
  3. Tsukineko Brilliance Dew Drop Ink Pads
  4. Tsukineko Delicata Cube Ink Pads
  5. Tsukineko VersaFine Clair Ink Pads
  6. Sanby x Eric Hello Small Things! Stamp Pad
  7. Shachihata Iromoyo Ink Pads


1. Mark's 2024 Colour Planner Diary - A5 Vertical

Other products using Neo Agenda papers:

2. Mark's EDiT A5 Grid Notebook

Other products in the EDiT range:

3. Mark's A5 System Planner Refills

4. Mark's Undated Log Diary - Weekly

 Other products in the Log Dairy:

5. Iconic Office Planner

Other products with similar paper quality:

6. Jam Studio A6 Wide Refills

7. Miyu A5 Planner Refills