Handmade in Florence, Italy, with soft eco-leather covers, Ciak notebooks, diaries, and planners are elegant and minimal. They have a patented horizontal round elastic band that keeps your notebook closed, your notes safe, and your pen safe from loss. Ciak use FSC certified recycled paper for all their diaries and notebooks. The sheer softness and feel of a Ciak notebook makes you appreciate this really is no ordinary notebook. Many of our customers buy Ciak notebooks and diaries as gifts for their friends, family, and colleagues as well as for themselves.