Decomposition Books


Are you searching for a unique, environmentally-friendly notebook to use as your next journal, to-do list location, or place for planning? Look no further than the Decomposition Book, the stand-out product from a company called Michael Roger, Inc.

Why choose Decomposition Books?

  • Their cover art is creative yet tasteful.
  • They feature dozens of unique designs and color schemes.
  • They come in a range of sizes.
  • They are constructed of 100% recycled post-consumer materials.
  • They are made with soy-based inks.
  • They are moderately priced. The models shown here are $8.00 or less.
  • They are manufactured with solid construction (i.e. they’re rugged).
  • They offer several models with spiral binding (see an example, below).
  • They are made in the USA.
  • They are shipped FREE for orders over $50.

Decomposition Books are available from retailers like Target, which is where I obtained the examples featured in this post,, and Decomposition’s beautifully-designed and easy-to-navigate website,

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Rather than offer the standard conversion charts and/or “Class Schedule” organizers found inside traditional composition books, the Decomposition Books offer a much more creative and fun approach for their inner covers:


I love the expressive designs, which rely on only one color of ink:


For individuals seeking spiral binding, that format is available too:


If ink + sky ever opens a brick-and-mortar retail location — wouldn’t that be great?! — I would immediately approach Michael Roger, Inc. to be one of my key suppliers. The company’s notebooks, greeting cards, gift wrap, and canvas totes feature the kind of unique aesthetic and quality construction that I could heartily endorse.


I am totally going to make a blog post about this retail concept! After constructing the image featured above, I realize that my head is swimming with ideas. Stay tuned.

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