Moleskine diary layout guide

Moleskine diaries are top of the sales charts year after year, and they've helped thousands of people organise their lives, appointments and projects. But which Moleskine diary is the best one for you?

Daily diary
Daily diaries are perfect if you've got a busy schedule, or like to manage your time down to the minute. Each page gives you space to lay out you day from 8am to 8pm to jot down all your important meetings and appointments, with helpful week markings to help professionals track where they are in the year.

A Moleskine daily diary laid open to reveal its one-day-per-page layout

Our Daily Pick
Moleskine's Daily Diary has plenty of space for even the busiest schedule, in a Large format that gives you all the room you need in a compact design that you can carry everywhere you go. And you can feel comfortable tossing your diary in your bag – with a robust Hard Cover, this diary will keep all your info safe and secure.


Weekly diaries
Offering a more balanced layout, Weekly diaries make it easy to stay on top of everything you've got coming up by showing your week at a glance. If deadlines are always sneaking up on you, or you find yourself buying birthday presents on the day-of, a Weekly diary might be the one for you.

For those of you who like to plan your whole week at once, you've got three main options: Weekly Notebook, Weekly Horizontal and Weekly Vertical.

Weekly Notebook diaries are the most popular of the two, giving you your week on one page plus a notebook-style page each week to jot down important reminders, write a shopping list, or anything else you might traditionally do with a notebook. It's the most versatile diary option, with room to manage all the busy weeks that sneak up on you, or just capturing those moments of creative inspiration when they strike.

A Moleskine Weekly Notebook diary laid open to reveal its page view, which shows each of the days of the week on the left page in rows, while the right page is a simple ruled page similar to a notebook

Our Weekly Notebook Pick
The Pocket-sized 2024 Weekly Notebook Diary is a portable planner designed to go everywhere with you. At a compact 9 x 14cm and sporting a slim soft cover, you can check your upcoming schedule and make important notes at a moment's notice, so there's no need to rely on your memory for those essential events and phone numbers.

The Weekly Notebook is available in an array of colours, and in your choice of Pocket, Large and Extra Large sizes. There are also plenty of Hard Cover versions if you like your diary to be more rugged. Still not sure which version is right for you? Have a look at our Notebook Size Guide to help narrow it down.

A Moleskine Weekly Horizontal diary laid open to reveal its page view, with sections for each day of the week spread across two pages

Weekly Horizontal diaries, on the other hand, spread your week over a double-page spread, giving you a little more space to keep track of each day's important details. If you like knowing what's coming up at a glance, the Weekly Horizontal view keeps everything right in front of your eyes, so you'll never let a due date sneak up on you again.

Our Weekly Horizontal Pick
A handy balance that gives you plenty of space inside your diary without taking up too much room in your bag, the Large Weekly Horizontal Diary is an easy way to stay on top of your schedule in style.

A Moleskine Weekly Vertical diary with its page laid open to reveal its layout, where the days of the week are arranged in columns across the two pages, with room for hourly scheduling

Finally, Weekly Vertical diaries suit the schedulers among us. Manage your days down to the hour, and never miss a meeting again? Honestly, what a dream. That kind of precision planning is why Professional diaries go for the vertical layout, so you can slot in that last-minute meeting knowing you aren't double-booking yourself.

Our Weekly Vertical Pick
A convenient companion for the on-the-go business type, Moleskine's Large Weekly Vertical Diary gives you plenty of room to plan your week's schedule so you can make the most out of every minute without having to check Google Calendar all the time. The Large size is roomy inside, but still fits neatly into your backpack when you're heading off to your next meeting.

No matter how you like to stay organised, there’s a Moleskine diary that’ll be a dream companion to carry with you through the year. Or maybe you can have two – one professional and one personal, or one for you and one for the whole family! The possibilities are endless with Moleskine.

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