TM unveils latest edition of the inspiration pad TM unveils latest edition of the inspiration pad
may 09, 2016

TM unveils latest edition of the inspiration pad

TM unveils latest edition of the inspiration pad
(above) 56 pages, dimensions 165 X 210 mm (6,5″ X 8,33″), softcover
all images courtesy of TM/ inspiration pad




brussels-based graphic studio TM has just released the new edition of the ‘inspiration pad’, featuring new colors. the concept behind the design aimed to break the hardness of typical lines found in notebooks, knowing that these sometimes guide us without letting us be free. the result is a notebook that has been redesigned, with pages presenting different compositions with lines, and although they keep the same colors of the traditional pads, its new arrangement invites the user to approach it in a different way. every little detail has been considered, including the use of sustainable paper.


‘the ‘inspiration pad’ was born while I was working in an advertising agency,’ comments the designer. ‘I was drawing projects in a notebook when suddenly it hit me how a classic notebook, however beautiful, is always very rigid and grid-like. by turning the blue lines upside down, I wanted to make one that would inspire people, and to give them more freedom than their school notebooks did.’

the pad comes in brown, blue and yellow

the covers are printed on italian sustainable paper

‘the big bang’

‘the ring’

‘the veil’

‘the circles’

‘the stairs’

‘the never-ending line’

detail of the inside of the page

detail of the inside of the page

let’s break the lines


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edited by: juliana neira | designboom

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