The beauty of the paper

The cover of the planner uses NT RASHA from Takeo Company of which saturated color and warm touch, making NT RASHA widely adored by all walks of life. The color we used this year is vintage brown (sepia), creating a nostalgic atmosphere and reflecting a grayish/olive-green color under light.

Taiwan’s first Good Design Award winner of schedule planner


Tomoe River Paper providing great writing experience

The Tomoe River Paper from Japan is suitable for pens, dip pens, color pencils, etc. Its advantages of light weight and smooth writing makes it to be the first choice for Take a Note 2019 REGULAR PLANNER.

180-degree lay-flat binding

Take a Note 2019 REGULAR PLANNER is clothbound in a bare-back hardcover, ensuring that the planner can be easily spread 180 degrees.

Exclusive Design

Two-day per page + vertical timeline

Just the ideal size of page that keeps enough space to record daily trips and lessening the pressure to fill the whole page.

Horizontal mini calendar

Record the important itinerary in your mini-weekly calendar and preview the weekly task. With this mini-calendar, it is definitely a useful tool to arrange trips.

Exclusive Design

Correspondence between the monthly plan and the weekly plan

Each week of the monthly plan is marked with the corresponding weekly plan page number, and each page of the daily log is also attached with a page number. In addition to being able to flip quickly to the corresponding date, the user can use the bullet journal to make an index in any blank space of the log. This way, it makes it easier to summarize the notes of the same project.

Exclusive in English version

The planner is available in English. By using two colors to demonstrate workdays and holidays, replacing Chinese lunar calendar with moon phases, which make the planner simple and beautiful. The design offers a flexibility that caters to those who do not need Taiwanese holidays and people worldwide as well.

Calendar and Yearly Plan

Yearly calendar spans from September 2018 to April 2020:
A calendar covering 17 months that is convenient for you to arrange cross-year trips.

Yearly plan with Gantt chart for various usages:
A Gantt-chart like Yearly plan allows users to view the whole year’s holidays,
work days, favorite exhibitions,
as well as to record workout hours or arrange shifts to meet various schedules.

Weekends and weekdays are distinguished by different colors. The time spans from 2018.09 to 2020.04, making it easy to plan your trip.
Users who are not following regular weekend/weekday schedule can also arrange off-days.
Or you can mark your exercise days to check your workout habits.

Monthly Plan

16-month Monthly plan:
The monthly plan spans from December 2018 to March 2020, making it easy to arrange year-crossing trips.
Large free space:
Lots of grid around the monthly plan allows users to use freely.

Enough grid free space around the monthly plan allowing users to use at will.
On the right of each week locates a page number corresponding to the first page of weekly plan, making it easy to search and read.
With no other redundant design, the monthly plan only divides the workdays and weekends by color.

Weekly Plan

Exclusive “2-day per page vertical timeline + mini weekly calendar” format:

Providing plenty of writing space and convenient for cross-checking schedules.
3.5 mm grid, dotted lines and light colors to reduce visual interference:
The grid is drawn with dotted lines.
Reducing the color filling in the lunch break area
makes it easier to categorize the scheduled itinerary in the morning and afternoon.

Mini monthly calendar – Demonstrate the week number of the weekly plan.
Mini weekly calendar – Write down your weekly itinerary in the mini-weekly calendar to view the important arrangements for the week. If you do not use the mini weekly calendar, this free space can be a useful free note area.
The page number corresponds to the first page of the monthly plan.
Moon Phase – Replacing traditional Chinese lunar calendar with the moon phases, which allows users to experience the changes of time naturally.
A clear line separating the timetable – The timetable is separated with a light-color solid line, which allows users to distinguish between word and private hours, as well as work and to-dos.
30-minutes scale – Time planning can be as minor as half an hour
24-hour flexible timeline – The timeline covers from 6 am to 3 am. Schedule for the remaining three hours can be recorded in the free space below the timeline.


The solid line dividing the page into four quadrants
The solid line separates the four quadrants, making it easy to prioritize work.
Grid free space
A 3.5mm grid drawn by dotted lines makes line-drawing easier.

A 3.5mm grid drawn by dotted lines makes line-drawing easier.
The solid line separates the four quadrants, making it easy to prioritize work.


The color of the screen picture and the actual product may be slightly different.
Please refer to the actual product

Product Name
Take a Note 2019 REGULAR PLANNER (English version)
Tomoe River 68gsm white Tomoegawa-made paper for pens.
A5 (14.8 × 21 × 1.3cm)
about 300 grams
Welcome Page 1p
Yearly calendar 1p
Yearly plan 1p [2019.01-2019.12]
Monthly plan 32p [2018.12-2020.03]
Weekly plan 212p [2019.01-2019.12]
Note page 8p
Personal information page 1p
A transparent PVC book cover
National Taiwan University Press

Appointment calendars tend to have a complicated design, but this product avoids any feeling of complexity with its faint ruled lines. Judges’ praise focused on the fact that it creates an easily customized environment, thanks to the focus on enabling the user to write in exactly what they need. It also features Taiwan’s lunar calendar dates, demonstrating consideration for users’ ways of life in the design.


Take a Note 2019 Series

Take a Note 2019 時效日誌全系列產品

Take a Note 2019
(English Ver.)

2019年持續推出國際英文版,承襲 Take a Note A5 定番尺寸的重點功能,僅標示週末假日之通用設計,並以月相取代農曆標示,版面更加精簡洗煉。


Take a Note 2019

二日一頁(一週四頁)台灣版 A5 定番尺寸,擁有最大的書寫空間以及好翻閱、容易閱讀的特性。內容為中文並有台灣年節假日與農曆標示。


Take a Note 2019
MINI 時效日誌

二日一頁(一週四頁)台灣假日版 A6 輕便尺寸,輕巧便於攜帶與收納,該有的功能與細節卻一項也不少。內容為中文並有台灣年節假日與農曆標示。