Since its introduction in 2013 Pitch Black is one of Field Notes' most popular memo books.
Proudly printed by the good people of eDOC Communications, Mount Prospect, Ill.
Cover: French Paper Co. custom-made 118#C “Pitch Black Duplex” (“Blacktop” and “Packing Brown Wrap”) with a brute force application of “Stephanite” (outside) and “Dachshund Nose Black” (inside) soy-based Saphira inks.
Innards: Finch Paper Opaque Smooth 60#T “Bright White,” with a fine, 1-color application of “Light Mist Gray” soy-based Saphira ink.
Cover and innards printed on a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 40" 6-color press.
Bound with gloss black staple wire on a Heidelberg Stitchmaster ST 270 5-pocket saddle stitcher with cover feeder/scorer & Rima RS 10S in-line stacker.
Corners precisely rounded to 3/8" (9.5mm) radius with a Challenge SCM double round-corner machine.
Ruled lines: 1/4" (6.4mm).
Memo book dimensions are 3-1/2" × 5-1/2" (89mm × 140mm).
Field Notes uses only the Futura typeface family (Paul Renner, 1927) in its materials.
All Field Notes memo books are printed and manufactured in the USA.