At Piel Canela we work with the highest quality, from the selection of leathers and other materials to the preparation and production of each handmade product. One of our star products are notebooks , as they are differentiated by their contemporary and avant-garde design, incredible leather manufacturing and fine finishes. We have several designs, with different finishes, each one becomes unique because they are handmade in an artisanal way. We personalize each product that is requested from us.

Get to know Piel Canela's notebooks

The first product we manufactured were albums, a type of old notebook that is used as guest books, in which people leave their comments about a special event. Those comments or words become part of the memories and the way in which one can express gratitude or dedicate anything about their feelings.


These albums are bound by hand, with the ancient technique of sewing; Also at Piel Canela our first designs were with this binding technique. We have evolved in the types of papers and materials we use to make them, both on the outside and inside of each product. In this process we learned from photographers that the ideal paper for taking photographs is one that is acid-free, since it does not take away the color of the photographs over time. Here you will also find covers for notebooks, you can change notebooks and continue storing it in your Piel Canela case, which will always keep your notebook well protected. These covers can be made with compartments to store a pen and cards, something extra to make your notebook cover more practical and functional.

At Piel Canela we do everything to measure, we provide you with the best service so that you get great purchase satisfaction in all aspects, both from the brand team and from the product, from opening that product you bought, to the moment in which you use it.

We are a luxury brand that raises the name of Mexico, manufacturing leather products, by Mexican hands and hearts, we have been bringing smiles to people's faces for more than 20 years, leaving a legacy in their families and companies, because our products are details that last and They transcend from generation to generation.

At Piel Canela we believe that simplicity is the ultimate luxury, since all our collections and products bring together all the elements that make an object a treasure; exquisite materials, unique and innovative designs, clean lines and cuts and total practicality in each product proposal.

Each Piel Canela product leaves a mark in the hearts of the people it has passed through, from the person who creates the idea, those who make the agreed design and above all those who use that product in their lives, because every detail that is given with love, it stays forever, for a lifetime, it will always be used and will bring memorable and unforgettable memories for all the people who came to have that treasure, since those details become legacies.

Origin of notebooks

They were created in 1902, they decided to gather a large amount of paper or cardboard to form the well-known notebook or notepad. It is a book which can be found or manufactured in different sizes and dimensions, from small, medium and large, and are generally made in letter, legal, quarter, legal size, among other sheet sizes.


This product would be the continuation of the lithographs or papyri that were used to take notes and organize all types of information; and, as time went by, paper manufacturing became increasingly popular. With the creation of this product it has been possible to compile notes, notes, drawings, activities of the day, among other things, in a more organized way.

This product has become so famous that it is used all over the world and can be used by people of any age, from small children, adults and the elderly. Schools, companies of all sizes and large corporations worldwide are the ones that consume the most handwriting products, such as notebooks or notepads. However, we know that each one will accompany a person and will be unique due to the use that is given to it when each person writes their story.

Main features and functions

Notebooks are notebooks or sets of sheets that are glued together, they generally show quantities of writings, they are a very practical and useful material in a person's daily life. You write on them to make notes and notes.

The most common size requested by people is the fourth A5 (21 x 14.8 cm) and eighth A6 (14.8 x 10.5 cm), but we can also find them in A4 (29.7 x 21 cm), A3 (42 x 29.7 cm), there is also the half letter size (22 x 14.5 cm) and the letter size (21.59 x 27.94 cm). Of course, there are a large number and variety of manufacturers, which means that the size or dimension may be different, since each manufacturer makes them in their own style, depending on the market niche they are aimed at.

When we talk about these, we mean that they usually have a specific characteristic and that is that all their pages are completely blank, something that affects the moment of writing, because since the page is white, when we write we begin to fill it with content, but there are also lined, double letter, large grid, small grid. The cover or paste of said product works to cover and protect your pages. It can be rigid or flexible, and it can also have dividers to mark important sections.

They help you keep track of your routine, your activities and pending tasks, make important notes, capture drawings, ideas and all types of projects, whether work, school, recipes, finances, etc.

Main types

There are several types of notebooks or notepads, as they are used by everyone, from students of any grade and schooling, small children who like to draw, waiters to take orders, accountants and administrators who like to carry their finances and records in order, lawyers, doctors, among many other people.

Most of us, if not all of us, carry a small or average notebook where we can take notes of any event or pending issue that arises during the day.

So the way of using said product is very variable depending on each person and their profession. The truth is that we are talking about a material that is used and greatly influenced to develop creativity and capture each idea on paper. Also, we can use it to paste cutouts and draw. There are several types of notebooks , depending on the function of their design and use, for example, if we use one to travel, the ideal is a small one that is easy to carry and practical. Currently, you can already find them made of ecological material.

Acquire the best personalized designs with Piel Canela

Piel Canela is a Mexican brand with more than 20 years of experience creating unique products in leather and other materials in our workshops. We are proud to know that each piece has been chosen, since it reflects good taste and that each one is part of a story since they transcend when you use them or give them as gifts.

We connect the work of our artisans with today's consumer, one who understands that values ​​such as tradition, quality and elegance translate into contemporary luxury. In constant evolution, our expert hands work with skins and alternative materials such as cactus skin, transforming them into unique pieces of art that are a showcase of Mexican talent and tradition.

Visit our online store to see our extensive catalog and purchase any of our products. If you require advice or request personalized orders, call (55) 5533 1030 and (55) 5533 1013 or fill out our form and we will contact you.