About Us


Nomad Notebooks was co-founded by LaMar Smith and Ben Scott in their hometown of Newport News, Virginia. As graphic designers, Smith and Scott found that they would use different types of paper during the day while jotting down thoughts, sketches and ideas on whatever surface was nearest. Compiling the thoughts of the day, they were left with what was a unique mix of papers which sparked the idea of mixed-up notebooks. As they searched the market for a notebook that had graph, plain and lined paper all in the same place, they couldn't find it. Quickly the duo decided to create their own and then pushed the idea further with several different textures and colors of paper inside their notebooks. After a successful launch on Kickstarter, they haven't looked back. Here's the video that got it all started: