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The Weekly Task Planner packs a productivity punch with weekly spreads, a Sunday start, and an hourly breakdown of each day. The opposite page (or top page if laid open) features plenty of room for notes, tasks, and priorities so all your to-dos can live in one place, plus goals and monthly pages for big-picture planning. Better yet, wire-o top-binding makes this planner the ideal choice for left-handers. We've compiled your favorite details from our best-selling formats with innovative elements for planning made simple.

Water-resistant bookcloth cover Smooth, premium 70 lb text-weight stock Foil stamped covers Top-bound brass wire-o binding Laminated double-sided monthly tabs Week and task spread with Sunday start Year overview Quarterly goals spread Month goals and spread, including key holidays 1 notes page at the end of each month SKU: WTG2425, WTB2425, WTH2425

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Aug 2024—Jul 2025 12-month 9.5” × 7.5” 0.5” product depth 134 pages 1 lb Size Guide

Our monograms are done by hand, in-house at our headquarters in Washington, D.C. We offer two monogram font choices, Serif and Sans-Serif.

All monograms are limited to three characters and must be characters A-Z, 0-9, and & only. Monograms are caps and we do not offer punctuation. Turn around is 3-4 days, and all monogram sales are final.

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Explore the Details

Stay on track with weekly priorities and a task list for checking off to-dos.

Priorities & Tasks

Get a head start on the week with spreads beginning on Sunday.

Sunday Start

8am—6pm hourly breakdown for ultra-organized scheduling.

Week Spread

Noted on week and month spreads.

Key Holidays

Easily flip from month to month with sturdy laminated double-sided tabs.

Monthly Tabs

Keep track of your place with thumbnail-sized calendars.

Mini Calendars

A half-page leaves plenty of space for note-taking.

Room for Notes

Thoughtfully Designed

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Bookcloth Cover

Our signature mid-weight cover—durable textured cotton-blend bookcloth with a water-resistant finish safeguards your plans through the year ahead.

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Premium Paper

It’s all about the paper, and ours is premium quality, responsibly manufactured, and selected for the smoothest writing performance and minimal bleed-through.

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Effortlessly access this week's spread or flip to the month ahead with sturdy laminated double-sided monthly tabs.

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Foil Stamped Monogram

Make it personal with a monogram for the perfect finishing touch—foil stamped by hand at our Washington, D.C. studio.

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Top wire-bound

The perfect planner for left-handers, or anyone who prefers a horizontal view of the week ahead wire—bound as ever with durable brass wire-o.

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Third year, still in love with this planner!

I love how each day has equal space! The horizontal format means I’m not writing with my hand over the spiral, and the large notes space at the top is super helpful.

This is a great color. Perfect for a lefty! I’m a Franklin Planner convert so this planner is going to be a new experience . I hope it works out.

I like the size. I like the blue cover and the spiral binding.

Same size as a datebook I had last year, not ordered from you. I like this size.

BUT I do not like the faint lines or the faint tiny hours of the day. In order to write in it I have to find a pair of readers just to be able to us it.

I am very disappointed. And I already have written in it so I cannot return.

Satisfied Returning Customers

My daughter and I are now devoted to our Appointed Weekly Task Planners. This year I chose to monogram hers and am quite pleased with the quality of the embossing.

The layout of this planner is by far the best I have ever utilized. Also, the quality of the paper really does make a difference, making it a joy to use on a daily basis.

Thak you from both of us for such a quality product!

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I love the planners but have been disappointed by how long it takes to get them—and your website is clunky. I also think the product is fantastic but pricey—and would love some sort of loyalty discount. I worried that your business model wasn’t as good as your product—and perhaps you wouldn’t make it. Was so glad to finally get another year in hand.

Hi Mary, Thanks so much for your review! I'm happy to hear you're enjoying your planner, and we'll be reaching out via email to address your other concerns. Thank you!

Kindly, Team Appointed

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Appointed year task planner review, 2021/2022 edition

It’s time for an Appointed year task planner review (2021/2022 edition). Check the video here ! Appointed is an American company and they create beautiful paper products to help you spark creativity and put your best foot forward, according to their website. And yes, I was blown away by the design of their products which are presented very nicely. The clean and simplistic vibe caught my attention immediately. The products themselves seem to be very well made and designed. 

I understand that planners are very personal. Our brains work differently and we all have specific planning needs. That’s why I want to share this very in depth review of the year task planner by Appointed. I hope my experience will help you either find the best planner, or save you some money. Because they’re pretty pricey and I am here to give you my honest opinion on whether the Appointed year task planner is worth your hard earned money, let’s go!

Appointed year task planner review

Product: Year task planner in lavender gray, 2021 edition. The design seems to be unchanged for 2022.

Brand: Appointed

Promise: ‘The signature Appointed planner that started it all. The Year Task Planner is back for the 2022 calendar year. Featuring a multi-view spread with a weekly overview and a full page for list-making & note-taking, laminated tabs for easy navigation, and bound in our durable cotton book cloth. Ideal for professionals & designers as well as students & parents, the Year Task Planner brings style & structure to your everyday plans,’ according to the Appointed website .

Features: Water-resistant book cloth cover, smooth premium 70# text-weight stock, laminated monthly tabs, foil stamped cover and brass wire-o binding.

Price: $38,00 or about €32,84 in Europe depending on the currency (and shipping costs).

Where to buy: For Europe at Nordstrom and the Appointed website . Resellers for the Netherlands and Europe were hard to find during my search last year.

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Why I bought it

I saw Anna from The Anna edit using this planner and raving about it in one of her videos. The planner looks beautiful and handy. I fell in love with the minimal aesthetic and design. I thought this would be the perfect planner for a business owner like me. The planner looks very ‘grown up’ and I wanted to try something else after using Moleskine and Leuchtturm planners for years. My brain works better when I can create a visual overview of all my tasks and appointments. I like knowing where everything goes and where to find it. It seemed like this planner would give me all that and more.

laminated monthly tabs

The planner looks very nice, clean and simplistic. The designs for the pages look very spacious and well structured. The year task planner by Appointed has a very clear setup. It has a year overview, conversion chart, a space for your monthly goals, a month spread including key holidays, a week & tasks spread and a page for notes at the end of each month. Bullet journalers will probably recognize that it’s (kind of) set up like the bullet journal system by Ryder Carroll. It’s basically a pre-printed bullet journal in my opinion.

Year overview

I like the spacious setup of the pages because it works well for my brain. If pages have unnecessary decorations or segments that I don’t use, my brain starts having trouble focusing. What I like about this planner is that every month starts with space for your monthly goals and important dates. It’s a nice way to prioritize or set an intention for the upcoming month. I also like the monthly calendar for overview, although I didn’t get to use it during the lockdowns.

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There’s also enough space for weekly priorities, tasks and notes if you don’t have too much going on. I also like the laminated monthly tabs for quickly going back and forth in your planner. Paper quality is also very important and I do like the paper they used for the year task planner. The paper is smooth, easy to write on and most inks I’ve tried dried up quickly. I used a fountain pen, a regular rollerball pen, gel pens and markers. I haven’t noticed any gosthing or bleeding. Pens and markers only shine through a little bit when you hold the pages against the light.

Appointed year overview

The quality of the cover is quite poor in my opinion. Yes, it looks nice but after every trip to the office the corners look worse. They bend quite fast and I think that the year task planner by Appointed is too expensive to have such poor quality covers. I used this planner during the lockdowns in the Netherlands, so trips to the office were scarce. The few trips I did take damaged the covers enough for me to know this planner wouldn’t survive a normal year of daily travel in my Fjällräven Kanken backpack.

Weekly planner

When you open the planner there’s no place to write down your name, address or phone number in case you lose your planner. I love the less is more concept, but this bothers me a lot! To me a planner is my second brain, so if I were to lose it I need to get it back asap! But if the person who finds it doesn’t know to whom it should be returned, your planner will be lost forever. Yes, you can add your name and address to the planner yourself, but that could look ugly in a pretty designed planner like this. So when it comes to the design, I think they should have incorporated a space for contact information. 

monthly goals setup

When it comes to the design, I think the year task planner by Appointed is perfect for people who don’t have too many daily appointments. As you can see in the pictures there are only five rules per day. So only five appointments can be written down before you have to find another place to write down meetings and such. It ruins having a great overview of your daily appointments. I have busy days and often have more than five appointments. This means I record my morning appointments in the year task planner by Appointed and use my Google calendar for the ones in the afternoon. Yes, that is very annoying.

There are two more design flaws I found and yes, I’m being picky. The brass wire doesn’t match the gold shade they used for the foil stamped title on the cover. I know, haha! But design ‘flaws’ like that can bother me a lot. 

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The verdict

The year task planner by Appointed looks beautiful. However, I have to be honest and say it’s way too expensive for what you get in my opinion. I think you can get yourself a better designed and sturdier planner for less money. In this case, I really think you’re paying for the brand name and the aesthetic. There’s nothing wrong with that but if you’re a heavy duty planner like me, the year task planner by Appointed simply won’t cut it.

This planner has too much space for priorities, tasks and notes for my planning style. As an entrepreneur I need more space for all my appointments. The year task planner by Appointed simply doesn’t have room for that. If you travel a lot, this planner won’t last very long. I’d go for a hard cover planner with a sturdy exterior.

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Would I buy the Appointed year task planner again? Absolutely not! I love the style, design and aesthetic, but this planner doesn’t fit my life or planning style. That’s why I’m better off with a bullet journal I can customize, or one of my favorite planners by Moleskine or Leuchtturm. If you have a different job or lifestyle with less appointments, this planner would probably suffice. Leave it at home and it will be the shining star at your desk.

I hope this Appointed year task planner review helps you figure out if this is the planner for you. Feel free to ask me questions or drop your own experiences in a comment down below. Your review based on your planning style will help others figure out if the Appointed year task planner is the right choice for the coming year.

Keep planning,

Kaya-Quintana

P.S. You can find journal with me videos over here .

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12 of the best 2022 planners to help you get organized before the new year

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A good planner can make or break your year. Maybe not literally, but there is just something so exciting about turning to a fresh new page each day or week that can inspire list-making, organization and motivation about what’s to come. It can help you feel like the best version of yourself.

That’s why we’ve put together this guide to 12 of the best 2022 planners to help you really nail the new year. These planners run the gamut from basic to boss, so we’re sure there’s something in this guide for everyone. Now go forth and plan!

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1. Rifle Paper Co. Planner

Rifle Paper Co. planners are arguably the most beautiful ones you can buy. The canvas exterior comes in a range of the brand's iconic floral prints and have the year printed in gold foil. Inside, you'll find both weekly and monthly views, along with plenty of pages for note-taking. There are also separate sections for recording celebrations and reflecting on every month with "recap" pages.

Get the 12-Month Planner from Rifle Paper Co. for $36

2. Panda Planner Pro

The oversized, hardcover Panda Planner Pro is designed to help you find happiness through productivity. One of the company’s mantras is “get more done, feel better,” which is something that plays out in the planner’s inclusion of multiple daily breakdowns. Panda Planner even comes with eBooks on topics like “how to crush your goals,” and “a billionaire’s guide to productivity,” as well as a course on how to use your planner to optimize your time. As Panda Planner’s Amazon listing opines, “You are awesome. You might not feel that way all the time, but if you could just find a way to stay on top of your sh*t, everyone else would recognize how badass you really are.” 

Get the Panda Planner Pro from Amazon for $30.97

3. Field Notes 56-Week Planner

If you’ve been in a stationary store or coffee shop in the past five years, you’ve probably seen a Field Notes product. The company was created by two designers who felt like the world was lacking in simple, beautiful memo books. Thus, Field Notes’ vintage style was born, and rugged laptop bags and back pockets have never been the same. Field Notes’ planner isn’t full of bells and whistles, but it looks great, has a durable chipboard cover and is well thought-out. Amazon buyers call it “the best planner ever,” awarding it an average 4.8 stars. 

Get the Field Notes 56-Week Planner from Amazon for $16.95

4. Day Designer Daily Planner

Day Designer’s signature planners are for people who—as the name would suggest—are looking to really design their days. Available in muted pastel shades along with pretty prints, they’re packed with to-do lists and goal-setting worksheets, as well as gold foil sticker sheets, for when you think you deserve a little recognition. To help you maximize each day’s potential, the planner’s format is meant to ease the feeling of being overwhelmed and unable to finish tasks. We’ll take any help we can get. 

Get the 2022 Daily Planner from Day Designer for $59

5. Blue Sky Weekly and Monthly Planner

Blue Sky’s wire-bound planners are mainstays for a reason. At under $10, they’re affordable, as well as reliable. This planner is for calendar organization only, making it perfect for minimalists. It’s good enough for the more than 22,000 Amazon buyers who have given this planner an average 4.8 stars, saying it’s “well made,” has “room to write,” and helps users keep track of important dates. What more do you need, really? 

Get the Blue Sky 2022 Weekly and Monthly Planner from Amazon for $9.99

6. Anthropologie Self-Care Planner

Self-care is important. Ideally, you should schedule it into your day, but who remembers to do that (and who has time)? That’s what the this Anthropologie wellness planner intends to change in 2022. It helps you mindfully design your days, weeks, months and year, all while focusing on self-care and self-assessments and finding a balance between work and life. It seems to work, with one reviewer saying that the planner “organizes my brain and my life, and has been a big source of stress relief!”

Get the Self-Care Planner from Anthropologie for $40

7. Happy Planner

Regular planners got you feeling a little too micromanaged? Enter the Happy Planner . It's fully customizable—you can mix and match all different layouts and designs based on your preferences, your organization needs and what you want to accomplish in 2022. It's also undated so you can start (and stop) using it anytime. When one of our experts tested it, she loved how many options it has and says it's a more fun way to stay organized and productive.

Get the Happy Planner 6-Month Undated Planner from HSN for $20.30

8. Smart Planner Pro

Designed to help you reach your highest potential, the Smart Planner is all about list-making. Packed with monthly calendars, daily schedules, goal setting pages, weekly scoring tallies, to-do lists, notes sections, habit tracking and gratitude affirmations, it's more than just a place to record meetings and appointments. Amazon users seem to think it works, giving the planner an average 4.5 stars with over 5,000 reviews.

Take it from this user: “It's easier to create habits and focus on your strengths when you are forced to write them down. The act of actually writing positive things about yourself and reading them every time you open the planner can positively increase your mood and self-esteem.” 

Get the Smart Planner Pro from Amazon for $24.97

9. Moon Wisdom Planner

There are traditional planners out there—and we’ll get to those later in this list—but there are also incredibly specialized planners, like this Moon Wisdom Planner, which helps you track not only your daily tasks, but also major cosmic events, full and new moon dates and even your own cycle. You'll find “abundance planning and manifestation prompts,” as well as an “introductory guide to planets, elements and crystals.” It has more than 2,000 glowing reviews on Etsy for its unique pages and chic design.

Get the Moon Wisdom Planner from Etsy for $44

10. GoGirl Planner

Looking for some big girl boss energy in 2022? The GoGirl planner will help you define your vision and, as the company says “start turning your big dreams into reality.” Using goals and charts to celebrate positive habits, it incorporates gratitude and affirmation techniques into your everyday organization. It’s also compact enough to fit in a purse, and comes with a pen and a sheet of fun stickers, because who doesn’t love stickers? Amazon shoppers say the GoGirl planner is great for specific planning, like keeping track of your fitness routine, and note that the calendar is tiny but mighty.

Get the GoGirl Planner from Amazon for $22.99

11. Clever Fox Planner

Another planner to help you maximize productivity and hone your organization, the Clever Fox planner stands out because of its accessories. It comes with an illustrated user guide to help newbies navigate the planner’s flow, as well as a page of 150 colorful planner stickers. It’s also undated, meaning you can start your year February 1, April 12 or whenever you decide to finally get serious about using your planner. Amazon shoppers love how thoughtfully designed this planner is, writing, “This planner is exactly what I needed to get my life together and feel less overwhelmed.” As a bonus, the Clever Fox planner comes in 23 colors, so you can truly personalize your experience.

Get the Clever Fox Planner from Amazon for $24.99

12. Smythson The Wafer Diary

For those who feel like treating themselves this year, there’s Smythson’s leather-bound desk diary, also known as The Wafer. It’s not cheap, but just think of the joy you’ll get every single time you open up its premium leather cover to jot down an upcoming meeting or date on its pale blue pages. Smythson has been making stationary in the U.K. for over a decade, so it’s a brand that comes with history and expertise. This particular agenda also comes with a sleek gold pen.

Get the Smythson The Wafer 2022 Leather Diary from Smythson for $110

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Instead of an app or gadget that claims to jump-start your productivity, consider investing in a good paper planner . There is plenty of research that shows how actually writing down your to-do list and schedule for the day — rather than typing it out on a laptop or iPhone — makes you feel more engaged in the task at hand. And once the calendar year is complete, a physical planner becomes an artifact — a time capsule, if you will — of its happenings. Leafing through the well-loved Hobonichi Techo planners I’ve used over the years brings me almost as much pleasure as scribbling in them did.

While I’ve been devoted to Hobonichi Techo for most of my adult life, I’ve covered the Strategist’s stationery beat long enough to know that finding the right planner out of the very vast and very particular world of paper goods can be overwhelming. (I have, after all, updated this list faithfully every January and was tasked with selecting the best 100 notebooks for our massive notebook-testing story .)

So to find the best planners, I talked to 32 productivity experts, life coaches, and people who love stationery (including a few Strategist staffers) about their favorites, then culled our archives for standout styles we’ve written about before. I’ve also included my own thoughts on our best overall planner, which I’ve been testing personally for the past five years. Any of the 33 planners recommended below will surely go a long way toward keeping you on track this year.

What we’re looking for

Arguably, the most essential way to categorize planners is by how they’re broken down: weekly, daily, monthly, or quarterly. According to our experts, daily planners tend to devote an entire page to each day and are best suited for those with lots of daily tasks or for list-makers who need to focus on their day-to-day organization. A weekly planner’s layout allots one to two pages per week and is great for those juggling many weekly meetings, events, and deadlines. A monthly or quarterly planner is great if you have long-term goals and best for big-picture thinkers who have a lot of large-scale projects on their plates. And if none of these layouts sound exactly right for your needs, perhaps you’d prefer a completely customizable planner (which we have a few of below).

Planners come in a range of sizes, which impacts how portable they are and how much space there is to write. Generally, if you’re looking for something super-portable, a pocket or personal planner is best. If portability is less of a factor or if you prefer roomier layouts, then a half- or full-letter-size planner is probably for you. We’ve noted the exact dimensions of each planner so you can easily measure the size before buying.

Aside from style, the cover impacts how well the planner will hold up against daily wear and tear. It also affects the weight: Is it hardcover, softcover, or leather-bound? If you’re less concerned about adding weight to your bag and want something that’ll definitely hold up all year, consider a leather-bound or hardcover planner. But if you need something lightweight, a well-made softcover planner is a good bet.

Best planner overall

Hobonichi Techo Planner

Layout: Daily | Size: 4 by 6 inches | Cover: Softcover

The  Hobonichi Techo  is a longtime Strategist favorite, used by three of our present and former staffers (all three of whom have used the planner for years to stay organized). This long-term testing and devotion has earned it the top spot here. As  New York  Magazine deputy editor Alexis Swerdloff wrote in her initial ode to the cult Japanese planner, “The leather-bound book is hefty and feels like I’m actually holding something substantial (unlike a  Moleskine ) while still being incredibly compact: It’s little bit taller than an iPhone 6 and about the width of a Kit Kat.” Former Strategist associate editor Louis Cheslaw praises the planner’s “hard-wearing cover, thin (but quality) pages for a slim profile, lie-flat opening, and compact size.” It definitely falls into the “if you know, you know” category of stationery. I find that it’s the perfect size to chuck into any bag and deceptively durable. I’m not precious with my planners and tend to subject them to a lot of wear and tear. The Hobonichi Techo has never torn on me and looks as good on December 31 as it did when I bought it the previous January. I also love that the light gridding on each page grants every day some order but still gives me the space to dash off notes, lists, and doodles.

Best weekly planners

Best weekly planner overall.

Leuchtturm1917 Weekly Planner + Notebook Medium (A5)

Layout: Weekly | Size: 5.75 by 8.25 inches | Cover: Hardcover

I first heard about German stationery company Leuchtturm1917’s weekly planner from self-described “planner power user” Perrin Drumm. As she writes, the planner’s “hardback is perfect for planning on the go or taking notes in your lap.” Cindy Thompson , the blogger behind Instagram’s Plan Another Day , also loves this planner because it “features a simple weekly layout that can be utilized in many ways.” While I am devoted to my Hobonichi, I did like the layout of the planner, which has days on one side and space for notes on the other. The notebook also features a “project plan” section that I had no use for, but could be helpful to those with long-term vision. Plus, the feel of the notebook itself is quite nice with the sturdy hardcover and paper that has some nice heft. If you’re loyal to the Leuchtturm1917 , it also makes a two-year version of the planner, which is quite cost effective.

Best design-y weekly planner

Papier Foiled 2024 Planner

Layout: Weekly | Size: 6 by 8.5 inches | Cover: Hardcover

Both Strategist writer Rachel Griffiths and Strategist deals editor Sam Daly swear by Papier planners. “I like weekly overviews with a lot of space to take notes and doodle, and I don’t need many extras like an address book page or a place to make a list of intents. And my biggest must-have: a ribbon to keep your place,” explains Daly. “Papier’s planners have all of the above, and its products come in so many fun patterns and designs, the hardest part of picking this planner was just choosing one.” Griffiths agrees: “I always look forward to picking out my Papier planner because the designs are really cute and colorful.”

Best weekly planner with tearaway corners

Rhodia Large Weekly Desk Planner

Layout: Weekly |  Size: 4 by 6 inches | Cover: Hardcover

This Rhodia weekly planner , which comes recommended by Strategist senior writer Karen Iorio Adelson, is organized with the days of the week on one side and a gridded page for notes and scribbles on the other. Each day’s schedule is broken down into hour-by-hour lines (from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.), and the pages have tearaway corners to help you keep your place.

Best large weekly planner

JSTORY Large Personal Wide Spaces Weekly Planner 28 Sheets Pink

Layout: Weekly | Size: 7.2 by 10.1 inches | Cover: Softcover

According to Drumm , “if Massimo Vignelli had $15 to buy a planner, he’d surely pick this one.” She loves the “non-nonsense” layout: “There is barely any type on the pages, so the dates, and pretty much everything else, are entirely up to you to plot out.” While the planner comes in four sizes, Drumm prefers the large, “which feels less throwaway than the smaller options.” She adds that her design-y friends go for the black-on-black option, but Drumm prefers the planner in Pepto-Bismol pink.

Best vertical weekly planner

TRAVELER'S Weekly Vertical Planner

Layout: Weekly | Size: 4.3 by 8.3 inches | Cover: Softcover

Strategist writer Liza Corsillo loves this weekly planner from Traveler’s because “it lets you fill in the dates as you please,” so you can start using it at any point in the year. On top of that, because it contains just six months’ worth of undated weekly pages, it’s a great option to consider if you’re picking up a planner later in the year. In addition to those weekly pages, the planner contains a few pages laid out as vertical monthly calendars that you can use to keep track of important dates like birthdays or anniversaries. The paper itself is bleed- and feather-resistant, as well as fountain-pen friendly, she adds. While the planner as-is only has a simple card-stock cover — which Corsillo says works just fine for her — you can get a handsome leather cover to keep it in for an additional $50.

Best weekly planner with hourly columns

Fabriano Ispira Weekly Diary

Layout: Weekly | Size: 8.5 by 16.5 centimeters | Cover: Hardcover

When it comes to stationery, Drumm calls Fabriano a “gold standard” because “the color combos are next level.” Its planners, which she describes as “objects of beauty,” are made in Italy “by paper artisans who are truly deserving of that overused title.” The Ispira planner’s calendar pages break down each week across two pages; dated columns provide space to jot things down for each day (the columns are broken down into hours for those who plan that obsessively). Drumm notes that the columns are skinny, though, so folks who like to write a lot in their planners may want something with more space.

Best softcover weekly planner

Moleskine 12 Month 2024 Weekly Planner

Layout: Weekly | Size: 3.5 by 5.5 inches | Cover: Softcover

Hart-Unger says that “a fairly minimal planner with space for lists and goal-setting,” like this one from Moleskine, might be better for folks who’ve pared down. It has a simple layout: When opened, the left side’s pages are broken down into days of the week, while the right side’s are lined for taking notes. Personally, I find Moleskin planners to be a bit too minimal for my needs (I prefer each day to get a full page), but I could see it being useful for someone who keeps most of their calendar digitally.

Best hardcover weekly planner

Ardium 2024 Simple Medium Dated Weekly Planner Scheduler

Layout: Weekly | Size: 5.1 by 7.4 inches | Cover: Hardcover

We heard about this planner from actress Ayo Edebiri , who uses it for planning and scrapbooking . The layout has weekly pages on the left-hand side and gridded pages on the right-hand side, which she says is the superior layout to write with. “It makes me feel like a scientist, even if I’m writing things as simple as ‘Do laundry’ and ‘Seriously, please do laundry.’” The handsome hardcover planner also lays flat and comes in red, green, gray, brown, and navy.

Best time-management-focused weekly planner

Roterunner Purpose Planner

Layout: Weekly | Size: 7.75 by 9.75 inches | Cover: Hardcover

Author and time-management coach Elizabeth Grace Saunders told us about this planner that, according to her, combines the scheduling elements you’d want in a regular planner with the goal-setting elements you might look for in a journal. “It goes beyond being a planner, and is really a clarifying tool for understanding how you want to invest your time.” In addition to its gridded weekly (and month and year at-a-glance) pages, this has space for you to write down both your roles and goals as a partner, employee, and friend, she explains. “It even invites you to track your daily habits” according to different priorities, Saunders adds, allowing users to tackle their goals in a more holistic way.

Best cloth cover weekly planner

Ponderlily Weekly Planner 2024

In addition to its weekly pages, the Ponderlily planner has monthly ones, too, as well as spaces for jotting down tasks, notes, and things you’re grateful for (as you might in a journal), according to Saunders. Calling out details like “a cloth cover, foiled-copper lettering, lay-flat binding,” and inspiring quotes that begin each new month, she has just one word for this planner: “Beautiful.”

Best weekly planner for heavy notetakers

Lemome 2024 Planner

Layout: Weekly |  Size: 5.75 by 8.25 inches | Cover: Faux leather cover

For those who use digital calendars for scheduling appointments but still want a paper planner to help them make the best use of their time, brand strategist and writer Neha Gandhi recommends her Lemome planner. Instead of writing down appointments and logistics, she outlines each day’s main goal in her planner. That helps her keep focused during the day and track projects over time. “I like this particular planner because it doesn’t waste real estate on huge day-by-day calendars, and instead gives only high-level monthly and note-taking weekly views. I can organize meeting notes by the day they were taken (and can then cross reference the date to the meeting the notes came from in my digital cal), so that I’m not flipping endlessly through a notebook to find one nugget of information that’s somehow always just out of reach,” she says. Gandhi also likes the convenient size: “It neatly fits into any work bag.”

Best weekly planner that doubles as a wallet

Kokuyo Jibun Techo 2024 Diary

Layout: Weekly | Size: 4.7 by 7.5 inches | Cover: Softcover

Wakako Takagi, a co-founder of Los Angeles–based stationery store Baum-kuchen , likes the Jibun Techo from Kokuyo. “I use the weekly pages to keep me oriented with detailed appointments, things to remember, and to document of some of the key ingredients in life (like how many miles I run each day),” she says, adding that it also has monthly pages she uses as “a master planner.” The planner, she adds, has a card-holder insert that can do double duty as your wallet. “I just need to grab Jibun Techo and my keys and I am ready to head out!”

Best splurge-worthy weekly planner

Smythson Soho Agenda

Layout: Weekly | Size: 5.5 by 7.5 inches | Cover: Leather cover

If you feel like splurging, writer Leah Bhabha loves the Smythson Soho Diary . “Larger than a pocket calendar, which affords little writing space, and smaller than a desk diary, which is like lugging around a textbook, the Soho is the ideal size,” she says. She likes the formatting, too. “The weekly agenda devotes a sizable square to each day, and there’s a weekly to-do list on the opposite page.” Plus, the paper itself is “half the thickness and weight of normal pages, but suffice to say, they make for easy writing with no ink bleeding through.”

[Editor’s note: All colors of this planner are currently out of stock, but you can sign up for restock notifications on the product page .]

Best (less expensive) splurge-worthy weekly planner

Smythson 2023 Wafer Agenda

Layout: Weekly |  Size: 4 by 7 inches | Cover: Leather cover

For a less expensive option from Smythson, former Strategist senior editor Anthony Rotunno recommends the Memoranda Agenda he’s been using for five years in a row. “It is roughly the size of an iPhone 11, so it’s taller than it is wide,” he explains. The layout divides its dated calendar pages between full weeks (on the left) and a blank lined page for notes opposite each week of the year (on the right), which “is exceptionally helpful for setting weekly to-do lists; I can start a week by listing my tasks (like schedule that annual physical) in the notes pages, and then, when I get around to each task, cross it off that list and easily add it to the calendar,” Rotunno says. “Oh, and if you’re wondering why all of the Smythson agendas on this list are ‘with pocket,’ it’s because the brand makes versions of its planners with or without a handy pocket on the back cover; those without the pockets are usually cheaper, but I find the few extra bucks are worth it for a place to stash business cards, checkbooks (I keep mine in the pocket), and other small printed matter you might pick up over the course of a year,” he notes.

Best thematic weekly planner

The Redstone Diary 2023: In Search of Beauty

Layout: Weekly | Size: 7” x 9.5” | Cover: Softcover

“For more than 30 years, editor Julian Rothenstein has curated his beloved Redstone Diaries with a delightful assortment of artwork, photographs, quotes, and other cultural sundries, all centered around a certain theme — they’re like a planner and a monograph rolled into one,” says Strategist writer Kitty Guo , who bought this year’s planner, which is centered on the theme of beauty. “As someone who grows paralyzed when faced with a procession of blank pages, I’m not really a big notebook person (most of my stray thoughts are scattered in bits and pieces across the Notes app). But opening a journal where half the pages are already filled with something lovely, creative, and valuable takes all the pressure off and may even inspire some beautiful musings of my own,” she says. If you’d rather wait until the new year, Rothenstein’s theme for 2024 is family .

Best productivity-focused weekly planner

Clever Fox Planner - Weekly & Monthly Planner to Increase Productivity

Layout: Weekly | Size: 5.8 by 8.3 inches | Cover: Hardcover

“Clever Fox makes my absolute favorite paper planner,” says Jenna Prada, the director of executive functioning at tutoring service Private Prep . She told us about the weekly planner when we reported on the best planners for teachers . With pages dedicated to goal-setting, list-making, and scheduling, we think this would make a great option for non-teachers as well, especially because Prada told us it encourages “breaking down tasks so that they are less overwhelming.”

Best daily planners

Best overall daily planner.

Hobonichi Techo Cousin 2024 Planner

Layout: Daily | Size: 8.3 by 5.8 inches | Cover: Softcover

Strategist writer (and self-proclaimed stationery nerd) Lauren Ro has used the Hobonichi Techo Cousin, which she describes as “the larger, more souped-up version” of my beloved Techo for over a year. It includes monthly, weekly, and daily spreads, “all in a relatively compact package.” While she has mostly relied on weekly planners in the past, the added space has become super-helpful for keeping track of both herself and her family. “I appreciate the gridded daily pages for their structured-but-not-too-structured layout that includes a schedule column on the left and a priority checklist at the top; the rest of the page is open, and I use it for jotting down diarylike musings, family-meal planning, and whatever else I want to commit to paper,” she adds. Because the Cousin does not have the leatherlike cover of the Techo, Ro suggests adding a vinyl protector to reinforce the cardstock cover. But like the Techo, the Cousin goes in and out of stock, so if you want one for 2023, don’t dillydally.

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Best undated daily planner

Studio Milligram The Daily Non-Diary Dot Grid A5

Layout: Daily | Size: 21 by 25 centimeters | Cover: Softcover

Two Strategist staffers have used a version of this planner from Australian stationery store Milligram. One is Ro, who first wrote about it back in 2018: “With a variety of abstract covers, colorways, and programs, they are the planners of my dreams. I chose the daily ‘non-diary’ with dot-grid pages for each day of the year.” The following year , she tried the brand’s Family Life weekly diary , “which includes space for action lists, budgeting, meal planning, and more.” Strategist editor Maxine Builder (one of the writers of this story) has also used this dotted non-diary to keep track of the Strategist’s editorial calendar, because each page has plenty of space for the day’s to-do lists and notes, and the planner makes it easy to flip months ahead. “It also just looks very nice sitting on a desk, and the linen wears well over the course of a year,” says Builder.

Best softcover daily planner

Stalogy 018 Editor’s Series

Layout: Daily |  Size: 105 by 148 millimeters | Cover: Softcover

For those who prefer notebooks or planners with lay-flat binding, Drumm says this undated daily planner from Stalogy not only opens flat but also “bends around to nearly a full 360-degree rotation without cracking or breaking.” She says it’s made of onion-skin-like paper that “feels wonderfully retro” and doesn’t bleed through despite its thinner consistency. “This fact really deserves more exclamation points, because if you like inky pens and thin paper, then you’ve never gotten your way,” Drumm explains. “As far as layout goes, the type is minimal and the light-gray printing is unobtrusive,” she says, adding that the fill-in-the-date format means “you can start things off whenever you damn well please.”

Best hardcover daily planner

Simplified by Emily Ley Daily Simplified Planner

Layout: Daily | Size: 7 by 9.25 inches | Cover: Hardcover

Julie Solomon , a business coach and host of The Influencer Podcast , recommends this spiral-bound daily planner for its clean layout. It’s broken down by month with handy tabs that make it easy to flip around, and there are individually dated pages for each day. Those pages have plenty of space for to-do lists and notes, Solomon says.

Best spiral-bound daily planner

Appointed 2024 Wire Daily Planner

Layout: Daily | Size: 7.5” × 9.5” | Cover: Hardcover

If you prefer a spiral-bound planner, Appointed’s daily planner comes recommended by Strategist managing editor Kelsie Schrader . “I chose Appointed’s Wire Daily Planner because it has a classy dark-gray cover and is spiral-bound, so it will blend into my desk when it’s closed and lay flat when it’s open,” she explains. “Each day is a full page that’s broken into a column for my schedule and one for tasks I have to accomplish, plus plenty of room below those two columns for any other notes I want to make.” The planner also has a brass-wire binding and a foil-stamped, water-resistant cloth cover.

Best to-do-list-focused daily planner

Ban.do To-Do Planner

Layout: Daily | Size: 7.5” × 9.5” | Cover: Softcover

Strategist writer Latifah Miles was a self-described “die-hard planner user” for many years until she found the traditional calendar layout no longer worked with her lifestyle. “I still really like to write things down and find that a visual to-do list is super-helpful to my general organization, which is why I ordered this undated daily planner from Ban.do that allows me to list my tasks when I want without being chained to filling it in every single day,” she explains. Miles especially loves the cheery planner’s “Priorities” section, which she uses to highlight a few tasks from her longer to-do list that need to be accomplished each day.

Best motivational daily planner

The 5 Second Journal

Layout: Daily | Size: 6 by 8.5 inches | Cover: Hardcover

“For the aspiring planner who has no idea where to begin, I recommend the 5 Second Journal,” says life and career coach Phoebe Gavin . The 5 Second Journal, written by motivational speaker Mel Robbins, has more structure than your standard planner — it asks you to fill in everything from your most important project of the day to what time you plan to stop working (to prevent burnout). There is also a small hour-by-hour planner to help you map your schedule more comprehensively, and a gridded space meant for jotting down ideas.

Best refillable daily planner

Day-Timer Starter Set Organizer

Layout: Daily | Size: 5.5 by 8.5 inches | Cover: Leather cover

Christy Whitman , a life coach and the author of The Art of Having It All: A Woman’s Guide to Unlimited Abundance , has been using the Day-Timer for more than 20 years. “I love this brand because the layout of the pages allows me to have a place for the items to be done today, a schedule, and also a page for writing and taking notes. So each day is on two pages and gives me a full look at my day,” she says. “If I have an appointment scheduled, I can write notes next to the appointment and remind myself of call-in information, the name of the person, or any other important information.” Whitman also loves Day-Timer’s customer service, specifically the reminders to get new pages for the new year. “They send me an email with the order number, refill numbers, and it is just easy for busy career people.”

Best monthly planners

Best monthly planner overall.

AT-A-GLANCE Two-Year Monthly Planner

Layout: Monthly | Size: 3.5 by 6 inches | Cover: Softcover

“If you’re a big-picture thinker, you’ve built a successful life ignoring anything that does not help meet your grand vision,” says career counselor Penelope Trunk . “But there are some things that cannot be ignored, like calling your mom on her birthday.” If this sounds like you, she says this monthly at-a-glance planner is great because it asks you to write down “your one most-important thing each day.” At the end of the two years it spans, you’ll have a record of all the most essential things you did for those 730 days.

Best binder-style monthly planner

Russell + Hazel Peony Bookcloth Mini 3 Ring Binder

Layout: Monthly | Size: 8 by 9 inches | Cover: Hardcover

Darcy Miller — an author, illustrator, and crafter with a meticulously organized office — also likes using a monthly planner, specifically this binder-style one from Minnesota-based Russell + Hazel. “I use it for my day-to-day notes and planning, and then I also have one for each of my kids, where I record things about them over the years, from teacher’s conferences to doctor’s appointments,” she says. The eight-by-nine-inch binder is small and light enough to fit in her bag, but when it’s not in there, “it looks good if it’s out on the table.” She also likes the loose pages, which can be removed and rearranged if necessary.

Best quarterly planners

Best quarterly planner overall.

BestSelf Co. Self Journal

Layout: Quarterly | Size: 5.75 by 8.5 inches | Cover: Hardcover

While it may be more common to plan schedules by weeks, days, or months, Annie Mueller, the founder of content agency Prolifica , promises that “planning in quarters is life-changing.” She started planning and working this way after reading Brian P. Moran’s book The 12-Week Year . “ A year is an intimidating thing to plan; but a month is too short for those big, exciting goals,” she explains, adding that “with quarterly goal planning, you can push for a goal that’s exciting, and stay focused and see progress soon enough that you stay motivated.” The BestSelf Co. Self Journal is one such planner that helps break down big goals into digestible 90-day chunks, which is why life coach Penny Zenker recommends it. “I use this now because it is a comprehensive goal-setting-and-tracking system with reflection all-in-one. It helps me align my goals and my daily tasks, which makes me more productive.” Liz Sumner , a progress and life coach, also likes the Self Journal. “The basic version has a lot of valuable material for getting started on goal-setting,” she says. “I’ve been using it for several years, ever since I discovered it on Kickstarter. It combines the best parts of a journal and planner.”

One thing to note about this and all the quarterly planners on our list: Because they only cover three months at a time, you need to buy four to get through an entire calendar year. The upside of this system is that it offers a bit more flexibility because you can start using one at any point in the year.

Best softcover quarterly planner

Poketo Quarterly Goal Planner, Set of 4

Layout: Quarterly | Size: 5.75 by 8.5 inches | Cover: Softcover

The cool-looking Poketo is the quarterly planner that Mueller herself uses. She calls it “the perfect way to schedule and track quarterly goals and sprints — for work, for your own personal goals, for family projects, for travel. It works for everything.” The planner makes it easy, she says, by “leading you through setting your quarterly goals, tracking monthly milestones, and following a weekly and daily action plan.” With this set of four, you’ll be covered for a full year no matter when you begin using them.

Best hardcover quarterly planner

Full Focus Planner by Michael Hyatt

Layout: Quarterly | Size: 6.25 by 9.25 inches | Cover: Hardcover

Personal-brand expert Richard Janes has “spent a small fortune over the years looking for a planner that can really help with keeping you focused and on task.” He calls the Full Focus Planner by Michael Hyatt, which is also broken down into 90-day chunks, “the best I have found.” The reason it works so well, he explains, “is that the layout provides clear focus on what is important, while still enabling me to empty my head of all the other tasks that are lurking around. But it doesn’t go overboard so that I can easily get to the actual planning of my day, week, and month.”

Best customizable planners

Best customizable planner overall.

Golden Coil Customizable Planner

Layout: Customizable   

Like Agendio’s planner, Golden Coil’s ring-bound planner allows you to customize pretty much everything about it from cover to cover (including its cover, which you can get in several colors and one of two materials: linen or leather). It’s another favorite of Hart-Unger, who told us the brand has “very elegant layouts and particularly luxurious paper.” In addition to standard calendar pages, the brand offers themed layouts for wedding planning, wellness planning, recipe planning, and more.

Best (less expensive) customizable planner

Agendio Customizable Planner

Layout: Customizable

Hart-Unger calls the Agendio “the most customizable option there is.” That’s because the brand lets you choose between a daily, weekly, or monthly structure for the pages inside of the ring-bound planner. You can also customize the pages’ size and layout and add extras like tabs, elastics, and page markers. Folks can personalize it even further by noting dates for their own special events or activities, she adds. “If you can think of an option, Agendio probably has it,” Hart-Unger promises.

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• Karen Iorio Adelson , Strategist senior writer • Leah Bhabha , writer • Maxine Builder , Strategist editor • Louis Cheslaw , Strategist associate editor •  Liza Corsillo , Strategist writer • Sam Daly , Strategist deals writer • Perrin Drumm , writer, editor, publisher • Neha Gandhi , brand strategist and writer • Phoebe Gavin , life and career coach • Rachel Griffiths , Strategist writer • Kitty Guo , Strategist writer • Sarah Hart-Unger , host of Best Laid Plans podcast • Richard Janes , personal-brand expert • Latifah Miles , Strategist writer   • Darcy Miller , author, illustrator, and crafter • Annie Mueller , founder of content agency Prolifica • Dominique Pariso , Strategist writer • Jenna Prada , director of executive functioning at tutoring service Private Prep • Lauren Ro , Strategist writer • Anthony Rotunno , former Strategist senior editor • Elizabeth Grace Saunders , author and time-management coach • Kelsie Schrader, Strategist managing editor • Julie Solomon , business coach and host of The Influencer Podcast • Jane Stoller , organizing expert and business consultant • Liz Sumner , progress and life coach • Alexis Swerdloff , New York Magazine deputy editor • Wakako Takagi , co-founder of Los Angeles–based stationery store Baum-kuchen • Cindy Thompson , Instagram’s Plan Another Day blogger • Penelope Trunk , career counselor at Penelope Trunk • Christy Whitman , life coach and author of The Art of Having It All: A Woman’s Guide to Unlimited Abundance • Penny Zenker , life coach

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Our Favorite Paper Planners

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By Jackie Reeve , Kaitlyn Wells and Melanie Pinola

You can find plenty of phone apps to help you keep track of your life, but stationery lovers know the power of writing it all down on paper.

It’s hard to beat the satisfaction of crossing something off your to-do list with a sharp pencil or a smooth pen. And unlike calendar and to-do list apps, paper planners let you color outside the lines, literally and metaphorically.

Because scheduling needs vary from person to person, and we all like to plan our time differently, we focused on planners that are customizable or offer more versatility than standard dated planners. (But we also list a few quality, straightforward monthly-and-weekly planners, in our other good planners section .)

We’ve researched 142 planners and tested 64 since 2017, and we’ve discovered that most (but not all) of the best planners cost $50 or less. There are so many good planners that we can’t recommend a single standout; instead, we’ve found six, in a range of styles, that people with different priorities will love.

These include a minimalist, undated weekly calendar , a modular traveler’s notebook , a refillable ring-bound organizer , a customizable planner with colorful pages , a planner with simultaneous monthly and weekly views , and a planner you can design yourself .

If you’re not sure which type of planner is for you, we cover how to choose the right planner . You can also see how we made our picks .

Wherever possible, we’ve chosen options that are widely available and come in different sizes, layouts, and colors.

The research

Why you should trust us, best minimalist calendar: muji recycled paper weekly planner, best compact, modular option: traveler’s company traveler’s notebook, best ring-bound planner: filofax the original organizer, best highly decorated option: erin condren lifeplanner, best planner for multitasking: laurel denise mini horizontal weekly planner, best customizable planner: agendio planner, other good planners, what about hobonichi planners, how to choose the right planner for yourself, how we picked and tested, the competition.

For advice on what to look for in a planner, and to gain insight on why paper planners are so popular in this digital age, we spoke with Shu Yao, co-founder of JetPens ; Erin Condren , creator of the hugely popular Erin Condren LifePlanner; Sarah McNally, owner of McNally Jackson Books and Goods for the Study ; and Kristin Damian, who runs the planner-sticker company Krissyanne Designs .

This guide builds on the extensive work of planner lover and senior staff writer Jackie Reeve, who also follows the online planner community: Planner enthusiasts share photos and tips for setting up their planners, decorating their planners, or using their planners for more than simple scheduling. She uses nearly half a dozen planners, from various brands, to compartmentalize and organize facets of her life.

Senior staff writer Kaitlyn Wells considers her productivity style to be “organized chaos.” After college, she found it difficult to maintain a paper planner habit, and she favors reminders scattered across her mobile device, sticky notes, and reporter’s notebooks. Still, she went into this guide excited to explore several variations on hacking one’s to-do list. She found several planners she likes, and she is confident you’ll find one you enjoy using, too.

Senior staff writer Melanie Pinola is a die-hard stationery fan who has tested and reviewed notebooks , pens , and mechanical pencils for Wirecutter since 2019. Prior to joining Wirecutter, at Lifehacker she wrote extensively about productivity topics, including planner reviews and time-management techniques. She’s always happy to discover and try a new planner or productivity system.

The Muji Recycled Paper Weekly Planner, standing up.

Muji Recycled Paper Weekly Planner

Best planner for simple scheduling.

This bare-bones planner is our most inexpensive pick. It’s a thin, cardboard-covered booklet with undated pages for each week in a year—no more, no less.

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Why it’s great: If all you need is a slim calendar to keep track of weekly tasks and appointments, the Muji Recycled Paper Weekly Planner has a minimalist, elegant design, and it costs much less than any other pick on our list. It’s a no-frills planner with simple boxes for each day of the week on every page.

This planner is small and thin, so it fits easily in a bag, but the layout still leaves sufficient room for writing. Depending on how much you have going on, you can split each day’s wide box into sections for work and personal deadlines, or tasks and meal plans, or any other way you want to compartmentalize your days.

An opened Muji Recycled Paper Weekly Planner.

Because the planner is undated, you can start your year whenever you’d like, and you can skip weeks guilt-free. As the name implies, the planner is made from recycled paper.

This planner has understated, medium-gray lines and fonts that are less distracting than those in our previous slim planner pick, the Jstory Large Weekly Planner . Despite the Muji’s dollar-store price,its smooth, cream-colored paper holds up well to all types of writing instruments, including markers and fountain pens. The stapled book doesn’t lie quite flat when opened, but it comes close.

Muji also offers a monthly recycled paper planner , which you can pair with the weekly model. It’s the same size and price.

Flaws but not dealbreakers

With this planner, you’ll find no bells and whistles, like extra room for notes. Yet the Muji Recycled Paper Weekly Planner’s simplicity is part of its appeal. If you typically have a very packed schedule, you’d be better off owning a planner with a different layout or more room for each day, such as the Erin Condren LifePlanner , the Filofax The Original Organizer , or the Agendio Planner .

Size: A5, approximately 8.3 inches by 5.7 inches

Our pick for the most customizable planner, the Traveler’s Company Traveler’s Notebook, shown upright next to a pen.

Traveler’s Company Traveler’s Notebook

Best for combining a planner with different notebooks.

This planner is a cross between a simple calendar and a beautiful journal. And you can fill it with a range of inserts for any type of planning.

May be out of stock

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Traveler’s Company Traveler’s Notebook, Passport Size

Best pocket-size modular planner.

This more-compact version can fit in large pockets or small bags.

Why it’s great: Of all the planners we considered, the Traveler’s Company Traveler’s Notebook was the most popular with our testers. The simple leather folio holds thin notebooks inside (secured with an elastic band), and you can invest in whatever notebook inserts fit your planning needs. There are over a dozen options for inserts on the company’s site as well as on Amazon . Because of its compact size and its ability to add things like a zipper pocket and card holder, you can use the Traveler’s Notebook as an all-in-one organizer and wallet for wherever life takes you.

This is the original Traveler’s Notebook, a style of planner often interchangeably called the Midori (the company’s name before 2015). You can find many other brands of this style inspired by the original (they’re sometimes called “fauxdori”). And some of them are great options if you like more colors and patterns.

A black-ink drawing of a city drawn onto the blank pages of a Traveler's Notebook.

But the original Traveler’s Notebook is more widely available. It also has a large following in the online planner community, and the Instagram hashtag #midoritravelersnotebook is full of inspiration. While testing, we discovered that several staffers already own the Traveler’s Notebook and love it.

How the Traveler’s Notebook has held up

Senior staff writer Jackie Reeve has been using the Traveler’s Notebook since 2016, and she said it just gets better with age. The leather is soft and beautifully worn in, plus she said it’s easy to throw in her bag without damaging it.

Several of our staffers still use and love theirs, including senior editor Marguerite Preston, who said the system of swapping notebooks in and out works really well. And she said it leaves a lot of room to experiment with formats that work well for her. “My system has definitely evolved over time,” she said. “It’s also fun that you can find third-party sellers of all kinds of variations of inserts on places like Etsy.”

  • The leather, which looks pristine when new, quickly becomes worn with visible scuffs and scratches (we think this just adds to the character of the planner). Also, the notebooks won’t lie completely flat. One of our 10 staff testers thought the regular size was too big for the portability he wanted. Using the passport size and keeping fewer notebooks inside would address those concerns.
  • Note that the Traveler’s Notebook comes with a blank notebook by default, so you’ll need to buy a planner insert (normally $10 to $15) separately. Options include undated monthly , weekly vertical , and weekly horizontal plus notes section .

Sizes: regular, 4.9 by 8.7 inches; passport, 3.9 by 5.3 inches

Colors: black , brown , camel , blue

Our pick for best refillable planner, the Filofax The Original Organizer, in blue, displayed upright next to a pen.

Filofax The Original Organizer (personal size)

The best refillable planner.

Though expensive, this Filofax planner is the highest-quality leather option we tested, and it’s small enough to fit in a bag. You can also purchase refills for it from multiple other brands.

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Filofax The Original Organizer (A5 size)

A larger refillable planner.

This bigger, A5-size Filofax is just as good as the smaller version, but this one has more writing space. It works with any A5 inserts, so you can purchase refills from whatever brand you like.

Why it’s great: If you want a high-quality refillable planner for business, we recommend Filofax’s The Original Organizer (which is still made by the English company that made the high-quality leather organizers iconic in the 1980s). The layouts come with a good amount of writing space for each day, and the planner has plenty of plain paper in the back for notes and lists.

We looked at several other business planners in stores, including synthetic-leather versions of the Day-Timer and Day Runner planners, and we tested leather and synthetic-leather planners from Franklin, Levenger, and Quo Vadis. The quality of the Filofax planner stood out—the leather looked and felt exceptional, and the stitching was neater. We also prefer the Filofax planner’s overall look, layout, and color choices.

A personal-sized Filofax The Original Organizer, opened on the To-Do list pages.

Filofax’s The Original Organizer comes in fewer sizes than other three-ring planners (only two for the model we tested), but it offers more insert options , including dated and undated calendars. Third-party companies on Etsy also sell inserts specifically designed to fit Filofax planners. We tested the Personal size, which would be good for carrying in a handbag. The Original Organizer is also available in a larger, A5 size, which works with any A5 paper insert. Be cautious with the Filofax personal-size inserts—some planner brands change the size slightly so that it doesn’t fit a Filofax, or they call it something else, even if the paper fits.

How Filofax’s The Original Organizer has held up

Senior staff writer Jackie Reeve, who has owned and used The Original Personal Organizer in the Union Jack print since 2016, notes that “the leather itself is in great shape, and there’s no real fraying at the stitching or along the edges.” One Wirecutter staffer has had problems with the rings misaligning on her Filofax organizers, but that hasn’t been a universal experience.

Our testers thought Filofax’s The Original Organizer was austere and expensive for a planner. But once you purchase the cover, you only have to buy inserts in subsequent years. If you’re looking for a more affordable ring-bound planner, or if you’d prefer faux leather to real leather, you might like the Simple Stories Carpe Diem A5 Planner (a former also-great pick). It comes in the same personal and A5 sizes, as well as several bright colors and feminine designs. Jackie has had a Filofax planner since 2016, and it still looks new.

Sizes: ring-bound personal, 5.38 by 7.38 inches; ring-bound A5, 7.8 by 9.2 inches

Colors: 17 colors, including the classic leather, patent leather , and pastel Union Jack print

Our pick for best hybrid planner that also works for journaling or album-keeping, the Erin Condren LifePlanner, next to a pen.

Erin Condren LifePlanner

A customizable planner with an artsy aesthetic.

This designer pick is decorated on the outside and the inside. It features a cover you can personalize, and there are three layouts to choose from.

Why it’s great: If you could use a bit more color in your life, and you’d like to motivate yourself with inspirational quotes and fun stickers, the Erin Condren LifePlanner will give you the most options. At 7 by 9 inches, it’s bigger than most of our other picks, and therefore it has more writing space per day. Our testers liked that it comes in a choice of weekly vertical, weekly horizontal, or hourly layouts. And there’s also a wide range of removable, interchangeable laminated covers —from Hello Kitty and Star Wars designs to abstract shapes to custom photo collages.

Unlike most other planners that have only a cover design and plain pages, the LifePlanner offers three interior-design themes (floral, typography, or paint strokes). The monthly pages are decorated with the theme you choose, the monthly tab pages feature motivational quotes, and the weekly pages’ colored accents match the tabs. The paper has a slightly toothy texture that’s satisfying to write on, especially with a pencil. Due to the high-quality coil binding, the pages move smoothly, so the planner sits flat when it’s open on a desk.

The Erin Condren LifePlanner, opened to a February organization page.

In addition to the included stickers, there are plenty of accessories—covers, stickers, sticky notes, pens—widely available for decorating the LifePlanner. An Etsy search for “Erin Condren stickers” alone yielded more than 100,000 results at the time of publication, and Erin Condren’s site offers plenty of other accessories . If you’re interested in the planner community, the LifePlanner has active posters on Instagram , in Facebook groups, and on YouTube channels .

The planner is sold through the Erin Condren site as well as at Amazon and Staples, but to customize it you’ll need to stick to the official website.

How the Erin Condren LifePlanner has held up

Senior staff writer Jackie Reeve has been using Erin Condren planners off and on since 2015, and she still enjoys their durability, layout, and range of available third-party accessories. She found the LifePlanner to be an ideal planner for PTA meetings. Her one function-related complaint is that in 2019 the company changed the layout of its pages slightly, so the perfectly sized stickers she had stockpiled from various Etsy sellers no longer fit.

  • Some shoppers may not want to support the Erin Condren brand, due to a June 2020 incident the founder was involved in that inflamed tensions surrounding COVID-era social-distancing policies and the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests . Since then, the company has released planners celebrating identity, including Pride Month and Black History Month collections, and donated some of the proceeds to charity. The company is also no longer owned by Erin Condren herself but rather by her longtime business partner, who is also co-owner of EC Design. This is still the best highly decorated planner because of the customization options. However, if you don’t want to shop from Erin Condren, we recommend The Happy Planner or the weekly or daily planners from the Black-owned Ivory Paper Company .
  • As for the planner itself, in our initial testing some of our testers wanted something more portable; it is about an inch thick and best suited for using on a desk. Softcover and ring-bound versions are available, though they’re not as customizable as the coiled-bound model.

Sizes: coil-bound , 7 by 9 inches; coil-bound A5, 5.8 by 8.3 inches

Colors: 80-plus prints for coil-bound

A Laurel Denise Mini Horizontal Weekly Planner with a black cover, standing up.

Laurel Denise Mini Horizontal Weekly Planner

A planner with a holistic monthly and weekly view.

This planner’s innovative layout lets you simultaneously see your broad plans for the month, along with the weekly and daily details.

Why it’s great: The Laurel Denise Mini Horizontal Weekly Planner has a layout and design unlike any other. Instead of the standard monthly spread followed by weekly pages (or, worse, a section of monthly pages divorced from their weekly counterparts), this planner combines a monthly calendar with weekly pages in one spread.

Say what? How? Flip open the wide planner (it measures 9.875 inches wide by 7.25 inches high), and you’ll find a monthly calendar on the left, a notes section with a monthly to-do list on the right, and, nestled in between, four to five half-size sheets for the weekly pages. This means you can see your appointments and special events in the calendar view while also seeing your day-specific notes and weekly to-dos at once. It’s a game changer if you’ve ever struggled with balancing long-term planning and day-to-day focusing.

An open Laurel Denise planner.

In addition to this unique layout, the Laurel Denise planner offers two yearly pages at the front to plan out goals and things to remember, a monthly habit tracker, a few notes pages at the back, and a page for lists like hobbies, gratitude, and books. We like that these pages are available but not forced on you on every page, as you find with other planners.

The Mini Horizontal Weekly Planner is dated, but Laurel Denise also sells undated planners and vertical weekly planners . These are all substantially larger than the Mini; they are sized like scrapbooks or large photobooks, so they’re not as portable. To unlock the full potential of this planner, check out Laurel Denise’s guide on how to use the planner system for inspirational implementations.

Even though this planner is a “mini” version, it’s wide when unfolded. You can fold the Laurel Denise Mini Horizontal Weekly Planner back, but then you’ll lose the benefit of seeing each week spread across two pages. So just know you’ll need some space on your desk to use this planner.

Sizes: mini, 9.875 by 7.25 inches; regular, 12.75 by 9.25 inches

Colors: evergreen (mini), various colors and patterns for the larger planners

A green Agendio planner, standing up.

Agendio Planner

The best customizable planner.

This planner offers a seemingly infinite number of customization options, so you can create one that’s truly your own.

Why it’s great: If you’ve never had a planner that’s been just right for your needs, the Agendio Planner could solve that problem. It’s the most customizable planner we’ve come across.

In addition to offering three planner sizes, three paper thicknesses, three layout formats (days shown in a column, row, or grid), and a myriad of hardcover and spiral-bound printed covers, the Agendio Planner lets you fine-tune just about everything on the page, such as the fonts and font colors. You can add your own events or repeating activities, like monthly meetings or gym schedules, and they can be highlighted in different colors. This is the best way we’ve found to create a one-of-a-kind planner.

An Agendio Planner open to the May 2024 calendar.

We think the best feature of the Agendio Planner is its “pagelets” page sections—blocks that can be used for notes, lists, reminders, and more. You can customize the pagelets’ sizes, labels, background shading, and line spacing. A specific type of section, called the “span,” stretches across a vertical weekly spread, so you can view tasks or projects that overlap multiple days and plan your time better.

For further customization, this planner has an “extra pages library,” which includes templates such as budget, habits, meals, and meetings. And, as with this planner’s other pages, you can place these extra pages wherever you want in the book.

  • If you don’t like making a lot of decisions, the Agendio Planner is not for you. It can be as overwhelming as redesigning your bathroom, and going through all of the customization options can take a good part of your morning or afternoon. But we think it’s worth it if you want a very specific, personalized planner.
  • The price of this planner changes depending on how many bells and whistles you add. Tabs, extra pages, and detachable corners, for example, cost extra, and you won’t see the full price of the planner until you’ve finished customizing it. The typical cost is between $45 and $95, according to the company.

Sizes: journal, 5.5 by 8 inches; medium, 7 by 9 inches; large, 8.5 by 11 inches Colors: over 150 soft spiral-bound printed covers; 10 synthetic leather hard-cover colors

If you’re looking for a traditional, dated planner: Consider the MochiThings Medium Ardium Planner . The bookbound Ardium stands out from other basic monthly and weekly planners due to its elegant design details, such as the colored page edges that group the months together, the sturdy cover with a grippy feel, and the light brown accent shading on each page. The layout offers a two-page monthly spread followed by two-page weekly spreads with the days of the week in boxes on the left and a gridded note page on the right. MochiThings makes a variety of planners in other formats and styles that may be worth exploring as well.

If you have a packed agenda and need a planner with daily schedules: The Day Designer Daily Planner may be for you. It has a roomy, two-page spread for each day, with sections for top priorities, a daily schedule, to-do list, notes, and prompts such as deadlines, gratitude, and dinner. Because it’s a daily planner, the Day Designer is very bulky, and the pages can be hard to turn. The “mini” size is 6.6 inches wide by 8.3 inches tall, with a 1.5-inch thickness, and it weighs almost 2 pounds.

If you want a customizable planner that doesn’t require a lot of time or effort to create: Check out the Plum Paper planner. It's not as thoroughly customizable as the Agendio Planner, but it’s simpler to design, with fewer steps to make choices and a more-intuitive user interface. A “simplified” mode reduces the number of options to choose from, for an even more streamlined process. To be clear, the Plum Paper planner still requires an investment in time and effort—a bit more than for creating a photo book, for example. Yet it may not be as overwhelming for some people as the everything-you-may-want-and-then-some Agendio. The Plum Paper planner is available with coil or disc binding, and there’s a hardcover with a printed design option, instead of the standard plastic cover.

If you want a planner with goal-setting and habit-tracking prompts: Consider the Purpose Planner . It’s an undated, large (7.5-by-9.8-inch), six-month productivity planner, with sections for lists like “to buy,” reading, bucket lists, and to-do lists for work or home. The Purpose Planner encourages you to think about all aspects of your life and the roles you play (such as parent, employee, sibling, artist, pet owner), so you’re on top of everything that matters to you.

If you need an academic planner: The Class Tracker is the best student-focused planner. It has pages for jotting down each semester’s schedule (including the summer break), and each day in the two-page weekly spread has sections for assignments, tasks, and quizzes/exams/papers/projects. Some sections may feel too prescriptive or unnecessary, such as the habit-tracking “self care corner” and “X weeks until Y” parts. The cardboard cover isn’t as sturdy as those of most of our main picks, and the design looks dated, but the structured layout does the job.

If you’ve researched options for artistic planning, goal tracking, or bullet journaling, you might be familiar with Hobonichi planners. This Japanese brand is known for its Tomoe River Paper , which is ultrathin (almost half the thickness of a piece of copy paper) and known for its resistance to bleeding and feathering from many different pens (even fountain pens). This paper keeps the Hobonichi planners slim and lightweight, even though they are packed with a page for every day. And it makes them very appealing for artists and journalers who like portability.

Several Wirecutter staffers use Hobonichi planners and love them, and in our tests the Hobonichi Techo Original and the Hobonichi Techo Cousin fared quite well. We’re not featuring them as main picks because their availability is limited. JetPens stocks Hobonichi planners, and Hobonichi has an Amazon storefront . Several of the covers we looked at on Amazon had low stock. But shipping time is much shorter on Amazon, and you’ll have a better user experience on Amazon than ordering from the Japanese site, which one staffer noted was very basic. If you find a planner and a cover you like in stock on Amazon or JetPens, or if you can find these planners locally at a stationery shop or bookstore, they’re worth a look.

A bunch of our favorite paper planners displayed randomly over each other next to a couple of pens.

Planners are for anyone who likes writing things down on paper, and they can be a particularly good tool if you’re unhappy with digital options for tracking your time and your task lists. As Sarah McNally, owner of McNally Jackson Books, told us, “You can approach it on your own terms. It’s calm and still, it doesn’t beep out reminders.”

The best planner will accommodate the way you think and what you want to capture, rather than forcing you to fill in a template that doesn’t fit your needs. Some people use planners not just for looking into the future but also as a sort of journal or scrapbook, for jotting down memories. So finding the right planner that you can use year after year is indeed a win.

To sort through the many options, consider the following:

Layout: If you just want to keep track of your appointments and deadlines, if you don’t use a planner to take notes, or if you’re a minimalist, you might prefer a sparse calendar—for instance, the Muji planner’s weekly horizontal format, which offers a wide block of space for each day stacked on top of the next.

People with a busy schedule—including those who manage a multi-person household—will need more room for each day. A vertical weekly format, where each day is laid out in columns, would divide the days into time chunks for many appointments or events. (Most of our planner picks offer a vertical layout as well as a horizontal one.) Or you might need a thick planner, such as the Day Designer, with one or two pages dedicated to each day.

Dates: Dated planners conveniently print holidays and sometimes other time-sensitive information, such as moon phases, so you don’t have to write those down yourself. Undated planners, however, let you start whenever you want and skip days or weeks guilt-free. If you have an erratic schedule (for example, if you’re a freelancer), an undated planner may suit you best.

Size: Most planners come in “journal” notebook sizes, 5.5 by 8 inches. These are ideal to use on a cramped desk and to take with you on a commute to the office. Larger sizes, of course, offer more room to write, but they also take up more space. So consider where you’ll use the planner most and whether you want it to be portable.

Cover and binding: Softcover planners made of cardboard or laminate weigh less, but they aren’t as sturdy as hardcover planners. Coil-bound planners are easier to fold flat or fold back than stitched planners, but they can snag on other objects in your bag. This can be an aesthetic choice, too. Think about the type of notebook you like to use best, and apply that to your planner choice.

Design: Last but not least, pick a planner that looks great to you. You’re going to use it every day, so it should bring you joy every day.

Our best advice: See if the planner company offers printable layouts (typically PDF downloads). Print them out and spend a week with them. Or check Instagram for that planner, to see how others are using the layouts, and consider how you’ll use them.

Three of our favorite planners from our testing, displayed open on top of each other on a wooden desk.

Paper planners encompass a broad range of options, from minimal, undated books with very little formatting to neatly partitioned pages. Some have no adornments or decorations inside, while others have pretty themes and cheerful, motivational messages throughout. We looked at the whole spectrum and decided to select planners in different categories, with an emphasis on those that are customizable or offer some flexibility beyond the standard dated monthly-weekly format.

We researched dozens of brands to narrow down our testing picks, and we asked Wirecutter staffers what they would want to pay for a new planner. You can generally expect to pay less than $50 for a good planner, with a few exceptions. A planner should fit your specific needs, and you may discover that a simple, inexpensive planner you find at a big-box store works better for you than our picks.

Since 2017, we’ve tested 64 planners in different rounds, and our testers have included a mix of paper-planner owners, people who wanted to get a paper planner, and those who’d tried paper planners and were dissatisfied. They gave us notes on what they would personally look for in a paper planner (size, writing space, fonts, the feel of the materials) and how they wanted to use one (simple scheduling, goal planning, and so on).

Our testers looked at each blank new planner and gave their feedback, and in some cases they changed their criteria after examining a planner in person. This is what happens to a lot of people—they buy a planner and later realize it isn’t right for them. So we tried to pick planners that worked for what people actually wanted, not what they thought they wanted.

We knew of several brands through the planner community and what we personally used; we also talked to several staffers about what they used, and we interviewed experts, who helped us determine our criteria for picking planners to test. The following features are the ones to look for:

Customization: We looked for planners that offered different page layout options, as well as many cover colors and designs, so more people could find the best fit. For ring-bound planners, we wanted a standard paper size so we could swap in any inserts from any compatible brand.

Plenty of space for writing: We wanted planners that had enough room for us to jot down tasks, appointments, and notes. We looked for tall, well-spaced lines or boxes wide enough to fit two or three words in a row.

A sturdy and low-frustration binding: JetPens’ Shu Yao noted, “Many planners are meant to last the entire year or academic year, so it needs to survive daily wear.” Coil bindings allow for smoother page-turning than disc bindings, which have individual, disconnected discs that don’t move fluidly together. A ring-bound, refillable planner is especially useful if it holds a standard, easy-to-find paper size. Book-bound or hardbound covers are less bulky than the other types. We preferred planners that let the book lie flat when open.

High-quality materials: We wanted planner covers that held up to wear, paper that was pleasant to write on, and sturdy tabs that didn’t bend when flipped. Sarah McNally of McNally Jackson Books told us, “A planner is a physical relationship you are embarking on. You will touch it as much as a wallet for the next year.” Laminated, leather, or hard covers last longer than cardboard or card-stock covers. And the paper should be creamy and sturdy—Yao told us this is a key consideration when JetPens looks for planners to carry. You don’t want paper so flimsy that it tears as you turn the pages or lets ink bleed through to the next page.

A variety of sizes: We looked for brands that offered both smaller, portable sizes and larger, desk-appropriate sizes. Especially with refillable planners—which are often a pricier initial purchase—we liked having size options that were standardized across a few brands of planners and inserts (such as the A5 size, which fits 5.83-by-8.27-inch paper).

Availability: We decided to focus on brands that were readily available online and, preferably, in at least some physical stores. The experts we interviewed gave us some great suggestions for smaller planner companies, but many of those could be difficult to source and were too niche for this guide.

With all of the planners we tested, we paid close attention to the paper quality and how well the sheets held ink from Sharpies and Uni-ball gel pens. We looked at the construction of the bindings and how sturdy the covers were, and we considered how useful the layouts were and how much writing space they offered. We also painted on them with watercolors to see how the paper held water and color.

This is not a comprehensive list of paper planners we’ve tested. We have removed models that are discontinued or no longer meet our criteria.

Refillable planners

The Simple Stories Carpe Diem A5 Planner is a former also-great pick. And if you avoid buying leather, or you want something less expensive than a Filofax planner, it’s a great choice. It comes in fewer colors than Filofax’s The Original Organizer, and most binders and inserts have a feminine design. In stores we’ve seen these only at Hobby Lobby, but they’re still easier to get than many of the imported planners we’ve tested and recommended. It’s also available in a personal size.

The Happy Planner is a highly decorated planner, similar to the Erin Condren LifePlanner. We didn’t like this planner’s disc binding; opening it all the way around to look at one page at a time wasn’t as smooth as with a coil-bound planner. However, one of our staffers long-term tested this planner for a year and told us the format really worked for her, and she didn’t mind the discs. You can technically refill these planners, swap covers, or add inserts, but they’re so often on sale at craft stores that most people just buy a new one each year.

The Levenger Circa Weekly smartPlanner felt more useful than the Franklin planner we tested, but it’s expensive (a leather cover is sold separately), and we’ve found disc-bound systems more difficult to use.

We reconsidered the classic FranklinPlanner Original Weekly Ring-bound Planner in 2018, after initially dismissing other versions we saw in office-supply stores. We tested the compact and classic sizes and found the Franklin inserts to be especially cramped for writing space, compared with what you’d get with the Filofax planner.

Spiral-bound planners

The Day Designer planner is a former pick, and it’s senior staff writer Jackie Reeve’s personal favorite for everyday use, but it’s bigger and bulkier than our picks. If you like a weighty planner that you can leave on your desk, this one has a hard-board cover, sturdy spiral binding, and daily page layouts with space for appointments, to-do lists, and notes.

The Planner Pad is another former pick, and we recommend it if you’re looking to group your tasks and appointments by category. Its highly structured format isn’t as flexible as those of our picks, but the layout may match how you like to divide your week and your days.

Our testers weren’t wild about the Blue Sky Weekly and Monthly Planner ’s layouts, which have a pattern on every page. But Blue Sky offers endless print options, so you may find one you like. Blue Sky previously offered an academic year planner with extra functionality for students, and we liked it, but it no longer exists.

We tested the Black-owned Ivory Paper Company’s 12 Month Daily Planner , which is similar to the Day Designer planner. It’s a nice book with a pleasing cover, but the paper felt like copy paper, and the page layouts were less sophisticated. It was hard to see how this planner cost more than a Day Designer planner, which isn’t cheap.

The At-A-Glance weekly appointment book is a classic business planner available at office-supply stores, but it was a bit too big, too businesslike, and too narrow for us to write in the hourly format.

We recommend Field Notes notebooks as the best pocket notebook for jotting stuff down, but our testers didn’t like the Field Notes 56-Week Planner . They said its looks were less appealing than those of other models, and they noted the lines on the paper were too dark for what they wanted in a planner.

Book-bound planners

The only thing keeping us from fully recommending the Muji High Quality Monthly Planner is its limited availability. If you want a standard dated planner, run to get it when it comes out every November to December, because the silky paper is just exquisite.

The Leuchtturm1917 Bullet Journal 2 is an excellent notebook with guidelines for bullet journaling (also known as “BuJo”). But we eliminated this former pick from the running because it’s really more of a blank notebook than an actual planner, which should have at least some date structure.

Similarly, Rhodia’s Goalbook bullet journal contains only grid-dot paper, with no instructions or tips, and our testers found that design to be too freeform. Our testers thought the cover was too fragile (it was already dented at one corner from shipping) and that the grid dots on the pages were too dark.

The Moo Perpetual Planner is an undated planner with high-quality paper, as one would expect from the company that makes the best business cards . It has a versatile format, with blank space on the top third of each page and days shown in columns beneath that (the week spans two pages). We found the columns a bit narrow (they’d require tiny handwriting to be usable). And we found the colored cardstock dividers for each quarter to be somewhat puzzling to use (they’re all lined differently, with an isometric pattern on one section). However, we like that this planner invites creativity in terms of figuring out how you’ll use the space provided.

The Paperage Planner has the same high-quality, thick paper as the lined journal , which is our budget notebook pick. The planner has a standard monthly and weekly layout, and it’s a good option if you want to spend less than $15 on a hardcover planner with a sturdy cover. We think the MochiThings Medium Ardium Planner feels more polished and special, though it costs more than three times as much.

We tested the Lemome Weekly & Monthly Planner in summer 2020 after seeing it rise in popularity over the previous year. It has a 1950s prep-school charm to it, with a black cover, gold lettering, and a pen holder. After the MochiThings Ardium Planner, it’s the next-best book-bound planner we’ve tried. It’s not very expensive, but the layout is notably basic, and it comes in only one color.

A former pick, the Panda Planner Classic has the most structured layout, with prompts and partitioned sections, such as “Today’s Priorities,” “Morning Review,” and “Things I Will Do to Make This Week Great.” It may be too prescriptive for most people, and it covers only three months, but if you want to try a new productivity system, it’s ideal for goal planning.

The Passion Planner was unpopular in testing because of the inside page design, the cramped writing space, and a cover that showed greasy thumbprints. One staffer liked the visual design of the layouts, but we preferred the Purpose Planner for goal tracking.

The Full Focus Planner is another option similar to the Purpose Planner and the Panda Planner Classic, with prompts to help keep you accountable and productive. In our tests, it wasn’t as intuitive to learn to use, and that might be a barrier for people to stay with it.

The Productivity Planner is also laid out with prompts and involves a system for tracking your time and output. But of all the planners we’ve tested, this one is the most complicated to use—it has 34 pages of instructions at the start of the book. It also lacks simple calendar layouts to track appointments or to plan ahead for projects and goals.

The Jstory Large Weekly Planner is a former pick for bare-bones, simple scheduling. The Muji Recycled Paper Weekly Planner has a less distracting minimalist design, and it usually costs $15 less.

The Ohh Deer Daily Planner offers only enough room for four months’ worth of entries, so you’d have to get three per year, making it one of the most expensive planners we’ve tested. And though this planner is sold in several cover designs, each one features a slightly different interior layout that isn’t disclosed on its product page.

Planners we tested or looked at that lacked sufficient room for jotting down daily to-do lists and notes include the Papier Planner , the regular-size Moleskine planners , and the Leuchtturm1917 Week Planner .

This article was edited by Ben Keough and Erica Ogg.

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Jackie Reeve

Jackie Reeve is a senior staff writer covering bedding, organization, and home goods at Wirecutter since 2015. Previously she was a school librarian, and she’s been a quilter for about 15 years. Her quilt patterns and her other written work have appeared in various publications. She moderates Wirecutter’s staff book club and makes her bed every morning.

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Kaitlyn Wells

Kaitlyn Wells is a senior staff writer who advocates for greater work flexibility by showing you how to work smarter remotely without losing yourself. Previously, she covered pets and style for Wirecutter. She's never met a pet she didn’t like, although she can’t say the same thing about productivity apps. Her first picture book, A Family Looks Like Love , follows a pup who learns that love, rather than how you look, is what makes a family.

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Melanie Pinola

Melanie Pinola covers home office, remote work, and productivity as a senior staff writer at Wirecutter. She has contributed to print and online publications such as The New York Times, Consumer Reports, Lifehacker, and PCWorld, specializing in tech, work, and lifestyle/family topics. She’s thrilled when those topics intersect—and when she gets to write about them in her PJs.

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Best Planners for 2024: Collage of planners and notebooks

The new year is the perfect time to start turning your dreams into reality , and the easiest way to stay on task is by using one of the best planners out there to keep you organized. Whether you want a super-detailed planner with all the sections and prompts you could dream of (like this Day Designer 2024 weekly planner , $68), or are embracing your tech-savvy side in 2024 and want a smart version that’s both digital and rewritable (yes, it exists: Rocketbook smart planner , $38 ; $28), there’s one out there for you. We asked productivity consultant and organization expert Rashelle Isip for her top tips on how to select a planner that won’t be gathering dust by March, and scoured reviews for the top-rated planners from shoppers (pulled from a group of over 40 choices) who nailed their to-do lists with the help of the 15 best planners below.

The Best Planners for 2024 at a Glance

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Best Weekly Planner

Day designer 2024 weekly planner.

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Best Budget Planner

Gogirl budget planner.

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Best Monthly Planner

Global printed products 2024 essential monthly planner.

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Best Daily Planner

Full focus planner by michael hyatt.

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Best Smart Planner

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Rashelle Isip is a New York City-based productivity consultant, time management coach, organization expert, speaker and author who helps entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals by showing them how to work more efficiently in their daily routines. In addition to working with clients, she’s a regular contributing columnist to Inc.com where she writes about productivity and is an author of four books including The Order Expert’s Guide to Time Management . She’s been featured in top-tier media including Fast Company , Forbes , NBC News, The Washington Post , Business Insider, NPR, Huff Post, Fox Business and The Atlantic . 

How We Chose the Best Planners

Taking into consideration our expert’s advice on what to look for in a planner (which you can find below), we considered over 40 choices across the web and narrowed them down to a group that has something for everyone’s needs. From dated weekly planners, to ones focusing on health and budgeting, we pulled the ones with the best reviews and/or useful features. We also looked at some luxe and giftable options that anyone would love to show off on their desk.

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1. Day Designer 2024 Weekly Planner

What we like.

  • 46 additional non-dated to-do pages to use as needed

What We Don't Like

  • expensive for non-leather

Day Designer

Day Designer has amassed quite a cult following—and for good reason. This planner devotes an entire page to each day of the week, leaving plenty of room to write down your activities down to the hour of the day. There are also spaces for your top three goals for the day, a to-do list, any work projects you might have due and what you’re planning to have for dinner. Not to mention, it’s also one of the chicest planners on this list and comes in a color or pattern for every office aesthetic. The price is reflective of its style and comprehensive nature, but we think it’s worth it.

  • No. of months : 12
  • Lined or unlined : lined
  • Dimensions : 9 inches by 9.75 inches

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2. Gogirl Budget Planner

  • comes in two sizes
  • can fill in your own date and year
  • some reviewers say they would like more space for expenses

This planner is a must-have for anyone who walks into Target just to buy batteries and walks out with $100 worth of things they don’t need. It prompts you to write out your monthly financial goals and make a spending plan accordingly. From there, you can track your day-to-day habits throughout the month and spot trends. Plus, it includes reminders of upcoming purchases, bills and payments due, and includes a monthly review for bad spending habits to help you think about how you can improve next month. It’s small enough to keep in your bag at all times (and help you to curtail those impulse purchases), and reviewers say they “could not recommend it more.”

  • Dimensions : 5.3 inches by 7.7 inches to 5.8 inches by 8.3 inches

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3. Global Printed Products 2024 Essential Monthly Planner

  • comes with a ruler and 175 sticky notes
  • multiple sizes
  • only seven extra pages for notes

Global Printed Products

If the extra fields and complicated formatting of detailed planners induce anxiety, there's this monthly option that lets you take full control of your prioritized tasks. As the name implies, this essential planner provides a no-frills approach to your weekly and monthly schedule that won’t overwhelm. If you’re not into inspirational quotes and daily prompts, one reviewer assures us that this planner has “great structure so [you] can keep months, weeks and days straight.” Beyond having dates and days of the week, it’s all yours to format exactly how you’d like for 14 months straight.

  • No. of months : 14
  • Lined or unlined : unlined
  • Dimensions : 5 inches by 8 inches to 8.5 inches by 11 inches

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4. Full Focus Planner By Michael Hyatt

  • keeps you hyperfocused
  • comes with bonus instructional videos
  • quarterly structure means you’ll have to repurchase throughout the year

Full Focus Planner

If you’re looking to revamp your time-management, project-planning and productivity skills in 2024, this goal-driven organizer is for you. Developed by productivity expert Michael Hyatt , this planner features a 90-day achievement cycle that keeps you focused on reaching the quarterly goals you've set out for yourself, so you don’t get overwhelmed planning and tracking everything 12 months in advance. It’s full of extra features, too, from ideal week templates to plot out what your perfect week should look like to monthly calendars and weekly and quarterly reviews that can help you celebrate your wins. One reviewer even credits this planner with helping them stay organized enough to make an extra $2,000 in two weeks of use. You can also register for a free (!) live training course with Hyatt himself to learn how to increase productivity by going deeper into his Full Focus System.

  • No. of months : 3
  • Dimensions : 9.25 inches by 6.25 inches

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5. Rocketbook Fusion Smart Reusable Planner

  • accompanying app
  • seven page types to customize your tasks and goals

What We Don’t Like

  • must use dedicated pens/markers

Tech junkies, this one's for you. This planner may look like a regular notebook, but it features 42 *reusable* pages that include different templates for planning, listing, goal setting, note-taking and sketching—all of which can be uploaded to your Google Drive, Dropbox, Slack, iCloud, email and more via the accompanying app. With seven page types to ensure you have everything you need at your fingertips, this planner lets you write (and re-write) your tasks, appointments and goals multiple times over and keep them nice and organized in the cloud. All you have to do is use a special Pilot Frixion pen (included) and allow your writing 15 seconds to dry before wiping it clean with a damp cloth to start over. 

  • No. of months : N/A
  • Dimensions : 6 inches by 8.8 inches to 8.5 inches by 11 inches

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Best Leather Planner

6. smythson 2024 panama weekly agenda with pencil.

  • luxe leather
  • can add monogram
  • comes with coordinating pencil

What makes a planner worth $155, you ask? Well, this one is made from stunningly chic high-end materials: embossed lambskin leather and Smythson’s signature gilt-edged paper. For an extra fee, you can also add a monogram along with personalized motifs, making it an extra-special purchase for yourself or someone else. It is set up with a classic two-page weekly spread layout, meaning it’s a great choice for minimalists who value style along with organization. It also comes with a pencil (tucked into a built-in compartment), so you’ll never be caught scrambling for something to write with while on-the-go. Considering the fact that you’ll never want to be without it, this planner is the perfect way to set yourself up for success.

  • No. of months : 13
  • Dimensions : 9 inches by 5.5 inches

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Best Wellness Planner

7. habit nest the morning sidekick journal.

  • comprehensive intro on the benefits and science behind morning routines
  • not full-year length

OK, so this daily wellness journal won’t last you all of 2024 (it only has 66 days in it), but you can totally repurchase it to keep the motivational magic going. Every day, you’ll be asked to record your sleep and wake times, your most important task for the day and your overall mood. Then, in the evening, you’ll be prompted to reflect on the best parts of your day and plan your morning routine for tomorrow. According to the more than 1,800 5-star reviews on Amazon, you’ll soon be hooked.

  • No. of months : 2 (66 days)
  • Dimensions : 9 inches by 6 inches

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Best Productivity Planner

8. panda weekly planner.

  • undated so you can start using it whenever you want
  • some reviewers say the write-in fields are too small

Panda Planner

Each day, the Panda Planner has you write down three things you’re grateful for, three things you’re excited about and an affirmation to get you in the right frame of mind for the day. You'll also have space to write down your top five daily priorities and be given a super helpful hour-by-hour scheduling template, so you can map out how it’ll all get done. This planner also provides spaces for reflection at the end of each day, week and month, so you can see how far you’ve come (what better way to keep you motivated?). Over 1,000 buyers have collectively given it high marks as a useful tool to improve their time-management skills and reach their goals. With this handy agenda, you can make this your most productive year yet.

  • Dimensions : 8.5 inches by 11 inches

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Best Self-Care Planner

9. silk and sonder monthly planner subscription.

  • monthly delivery
  • community and peer support available
  • most prompts are written in so there’s not much room for customization

Silk and Sonder

Need a reminder to practice self-care ? When you sign up for a Silk and Sonder subscription, you’ll get a new planner each month focused on a different intention, such as passion, vulnerability or admiration. Beyond the planner’s habit trackers, goal-setting exercises and self-care suggestions, you can also join virtual Sonder Circles, which are basically journaling workshops with other Silk and Sonder members. Shopper Kelly says “These journals in 3 months have changed my life for the better! Not only do I get a fresh start on my goals each month (right around where I usually start straying from them) but I am held accountable for them each day. I am tracking my small and large goals and in 3 months have made HUGE progress on a long term goal I have had for years! I would highly recommend these journals to anyone and everyone!” Sign us up!

  • No. of months : 1 per planner
  • Dimensions : 7 inches by 8.5 inches

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Best Fitness Planner

10. newme fitness and nutrition planner.

  • options to focus on both fitness and nutrition or just one
  • only two months long

Sure, you can access all of your fitness data on your phone. But sometimes it’s nice to put pen to paper and have a clear log of your progress toward your physical objectives. Enter the NewMe fitness planner. This exercise log was created by fitness experts and allows you to record details about your workouts, from what you did and how long you worked out to how you felt on a daily basis. You can also write down specific fitness goals and the deadline for which you’d like to accomplish them. We love the fitness and nutrition combo planner, making it easy to keep both sets of data in one place as you tackle your health goals in 2024. There’s also a bonus online component that helps you zero in on the exercises and foods that best support your aspirations.

  • No. of months : 2
  • Dimensions : 5.5 inches by 8.5 inches

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Best Kids' Planner

11. erin condren kids' planner.

  • undated so can start anytime
  • on the large side for kids to carry with them

ERIN CONDREN

When it comes to time management, it’s best to start ‘em young, and this 12-month planner will help your kiddos do just that. Some of our favorite features include the reading logs, goal lists and allowance trackers. Plus, there are activities like word searches and “all about me” pages to keep them engaged, which will prove especially useful when you need to keep your newly organization-obsessed kids busy on-the-go.

  • Dimensions : 7 inches by 9 inches

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Best Work Planner

12. taja meeting notebook.

  • space for 160 meetings
  • some reviewers say the cover warps

Could that meeting have been an email? Maybe, but with this planner you might find yourself looking forward to your catch-ups with your coworkers. Offering everything you need to keep pertinent details organized and in one place, this handy notebook will have you ready to hit the ground running on your action items. “I love the template of this, where it has a place for participants, meeting notes, date, action items and persons responsible," one reviewer writes. "It keeps everything in one place and it looks great,” they add, making this planner a must-have for anyone who’s the point person on frequent collaborations.

  • Dimensions : 9.9 inches by 6.9 inches

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Best Big Picture Planner

13. papier the jag daily planner.

  • super chic design
  • helps break down large goals
  • only 16 weeks of pages

What’s a "mind map," you ask? Something we never knew we needed until we found this planner. Achieve your large scale goals by breaking them down into achievable tasks, starting with the mind map method, during which you lay out your dreams and goals. Once you’ve completed this manifestation exercise, this planner gives you space to work towards your top three goals throughout the coming 16 weeks. There’s space to reflect every four weeks to ensure you’re staying on track as well. All this inspirational oomph and in a wildly chic package? The new year never looked so good.

  • No. of months : 4
  • Dimensions : 6 inches by 8.5 inches

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Best Customizable Planner

14. designs by planner perfect when in paris planner.

  • customizable
  • extra pages between months for goal setting and notes
  • cute design
  • only monthly pages

Designs by Planner Perfect

We’re all about manifesting the life you want for the coming year, so why not start off with a little Parisian inspiration? This planner lets you customize the majority of its features and appearance, with start date, font, size, and page type (dot, lined, blank or graph) available for your choosing. Each month is spread across two pages with extra pages for notes and goals in between, so you’ve got plenty of space to craft the best four weeks ahead. (Might that include a fab trip to France?)

  • Lined or unlined : buyer chooses
  • Dimensions : 3.5 inches by 5.5 inches to 5 inches by 8.25 inches

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Best Task Planner

15. appointed 2024 compact task planner.

  • monogrammable
  • priorities and tasks are weekly

If you’re the kind of person who uses sticky notes as to-do lists, you might want to consider a more practical system for 2024. And by “system,” we mean Appointed’s year task planner. It has a multi-view spread with a weekly overview and a full page featuring each day of the week. There are also slots for list-making and note-taking, so you can still get the satisfaction of checking things off your list. Its additional features include yearly and monthly overviews (including key holidays), monthly goals, a conversion chart and laminated tabs for easy navigation. We love this compact version that’s small enough to toss into your bag and take on-the-go, without sacrificing any of the key features. It’s bound in durable cotton book cloth and is monogrammable to boot, making it gift-worthy as well as amazing for personal use.

  • Dimensions : 6.5 inches by 8.5 inches

What Makes a Good Daily Planner

After consulting with Isip and researching the top-rated planners, it became clear that planners aren’t one size fits all. As Isip says, “A good daily planner is determined by [you]. You must consider your current situation in life, your responsibilities and your needs.” For example, Isip tells us that “someone who has various changing appointments, meetings and action items may benefit from a daily layout with a detailed hourly schedule, with space for to-dos and notes. Someone who has a regular predictable schedule with occasional appointments and events may benefit from a flexible daily layout with space for appointments, meetings and notes.” We suggest you run through the following criteria to ensure you’re snapping up the planner that will best suit your specific needs in the coming year:

  • Layout : To get the most out of a scheduler, you'll want to think about how you'll use it on a regular basis. Do you need a monthly planner to give you a bird's eye view of the next 30 days? Or are you someone who will do better with a more granular look at your daily, or even hourly, to-do lists? Your planner should be set up in a manner that will encourage you to use it just the way you intend to. You'll also want to look at whether it's dated or undated.
  • Size : Take into account where you plan to use your new organizational tool. Will it go on your desk, where you'll have ample room to spread it out, or do you need something more portable that you can take on-the-go, like a pocket planner? The answer to these questions will help you narrow down your selection.
  • Theme : If you're looking for something to help you with a specific focus or goal (there are planners for budgeting, meal prep, self care and more), it's best to go with a speciality planner that is specifically designed to fit your needs.
  • Appearance : Last but not least, you'll want to take the cover of your planner into account, opting for one with a design that reflects your personality—even if that's a minimalistic solid color.

What Is the Best Type of Planner?

Isip nails the answer to this question: “The best type of planner is one you’ll enjoy using on a regular basis. If you purchase a planner and never use it, then it won’t help you manage your daily responsibilities.” Harsh, but true. As she says, “that’s why it’s so important to consider the planner format, your personal preferences and how you interact with the planner. Make selecting a planner a thoughtful experience.” What better way to usher in a new year than with some mindfulness that’ll pay dividends throughout the months ahead? Happy planning!

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Three Faculty Receive the 2024 Stanley V. Kinyon Teacher of the Year Awards

During Minnesota Law’s 136th commencement ceremony this past Saturday, Interim Dean William McGeveran announced the 2024 recipients of the Stanley V. Kinyon Teacher of the Year Awards.

Professor Jill Hasday received the 2024 Stanley V. Kinyon Teacher of the Year Award for tenured faculty. Hasday joined the Law School faculty in 2005 and has been the Centennial Professor in Law since 2013. She teaches and writes in the areas of anti-discrimination law, constitutional law, family law, and legal history. In 2014, Professor Hasday became a Distinguished McKnight University Professor. This is her second time winning the Kinyon Award, having previously been awarded in 2018. She has written two books: Family Law Reimagined, published by Harvard University Press in 2014, and Intimate Lies and the Law , published by Oxford University Press in 2019. It won the Scribes Book Award "for the best work of legal scholarship published during the previous year" and the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award for Family and Relationships.

In nominating Professor Hasday, students said, “Her teaching skill, legal expertise, and passion for her students make her very deserving of this award,” and “She always knows exactly what her students need to hear, and she empowers them to explore challenging intellectual questions. Her lectures are not just substantive, but artful.”

Professor Elizabeth Bentley received the 2024 Stanley V. Kinyon Award for clinical teaching. She joined the Law School in 2022 as a visiting assistant professor of law. She specializes in federal and state constitutional law and appellate practice. At the Law School, she directs the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, where students engage in state and federal appellate practice involving civil rights and social justice work. Professor Bentley served as a law clerk to Justice Sonia Sotomayor on the Supreme Court of the United States during the 2017-2018 term. She previously clerked for Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge Jed S. Rakoff on the Southern District of New York.

Bentley was recently appointed to the Minnesota Court of Appeals by Governor Tim Walz. She will depart the Law School in August.

In nominating Professor Bentley, students said, “Her clinic empowers students to take on a significant role in high-stakes and high-profile litigation. Professor Bentley provides detailed constructive feedback, and creates multiple opportunities to expose students to the real work of civil rights advocates,” and “Her excellent teaching, expert clinical management, and strong mentorship has made her quickly become one of Minnesota Law's most beloved professors.”

Professor Andrew Martineau received the 2024 Stanley V. Kinyon Teacher of the Year Award for skills and practical teaching. Martineau is the instructional services librarian. He leads the Law Library’s instructional program, which includes coordinating research instruction for first-year law students, teaching a practice-ready legal research course, and giving presentations on specialized legal research topics in upper-division seminars. He also provides reference services to the Law School community.

Martineau is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries and the Minnesota Association of Law Libraries. He is currently the President of the Minnesota Association of Law Libraries and serves as the vice chair/chair-elect of the AALL Law Library Journal Article of the Year Jury.

In nominating Professor Martineau, students said, “He is excellent at what he does, and is kind and approachable with students with all questions,” and “Every time I have connected with Professor Martineau, I have walked away feeling more prepared and with a clearer sense of where to begin my research. He makes a task that will be part of all of our careers feel clearer, more approachable, and more manageable.”

Stanley V. Kinyon graduated from Minnesota Law in 1933 and was on the faculty for 40 years. He was a recognized scholar in the field of commercial law and known as a friend of students, inside and outside the classroom. In his honor, his family and friends endowed the Stanley V. Kinyon Awards in Teaching.

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