Filofax

Based in the United Kingdom, Filofax is a company that makes individual organizers, daily and weekly calendars, and six-ring paper binder systems with covers. The name comes from "file of facts," which refers to how the products are able to store a person's essential contact information, appointments, and reminders. These multipurpose Filofax organizers offer a variety of features and are available in a range of sizes and colors.

What are the types of Filofax organizing products?
  • Pocket diary: The Filofax storage diary has sheets of lined paper that allow you to write down information. They also have a section for contact information.
  • A5: The Filofax A5 has a notepad, transparent fly leaf, diary section with one week spanning two pages, and a dates section. This A5 organizing unit also has an elastic band, vertical storage, name and address section, a transparent plastic envelope, and a ruler or page marker.
  • Agenda organizer: The Filofax agenda organizer is styled as an appointment book. It has a section for names, addresses, and phone numbers. It also has a monthly and yearly calendar and indices.
What are the features of Filofax organizational planners?
  • Interior pockets: The interior pockets in a Filofax A5 or other type of planner fit a credit or debit card, store rewards card, gift card, or discount card.
  • Refillable: The Filofax organizational notebooks have metal rings that open so that pages can be removed or added to the planner. You can tear a page free of the rings or open the rings to free one or more of the pages.
  • Indices: There are tabbed indices in the Filofax personal planner so that you can quickly tab to different sections such as contacts or calendars. The indices make use of alphabetical and numeric organizational methods.
  • Cover with closure: The leather cover has a snap closure that wraps around the entire planner. The band that has the snap is also made of leather. This closure helps to keep the items in place even if the organizer gets tossed around a bag or briefcase.
How do you choose a Filofax personal planner?
  • Select a size: These personal planners are available in pocket, medium, and large sizes. The pocket-size planner measures 8 inches long by 4 inches wide when closed. The medium-size planners measure 7 inches long by 5 inches wide when closed. The largest, which is the A5, measures 9.75 inches long by 7.68 inches wide by 1.7 inches deep when closed.
  • Choose a color: The Filofax personal planners have polyurethane, faux leather, or leather covers. They are available in a range of colors including solid white, blue, hot pink, and tan. There are also Filofax notebooks with multicolor prints and designs.
  • Select a layout: There are personal planners that show one day, one week, or one month at a time. There are also planners that are dated or undated and have pages that are lined or unlined.
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