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Different Types of Calendars, Diaries, and Organisers

Calendars, diaries, and organisers are an integral part of our lives. They are used every day in offices, schools, and homes and serve different purposes.


One of the most commonly used products in our day to day life is a diary. There are numerous varieties available that it can often become quite difficult to choose the right one. Diaries vary on several aspects, including colour, type of cover, size, type of paper, type of style (weekly or monthly pages), and much more.

The most commonly used diaries are the ones that have a hard cover or case and a ribbon bookmark. The most common sizes available include 297 x 210 mm (A4), 260 x 210 mm (Quarto), 210 x 148 mm (A5), 150 x 80 mm (Slim), 105 x 70 mm (Pocket), and 210 x 270 mm (Maxi).

One of the most popular is the pocket diary. The standard size of these diaries is 80 x 170mm and they are available in a variety of styles and colours. These diaries have a page ribbon, and consist of perforated page corners.


Calendars are one of the most popular stationery products because they keep us updated on the month, week, and date. Calendars are available in a range of sizes, styles, and include several interesting features. They can be divided into two categories, which are desk calendars and wall calendars. They can be made creative using different styles, images, and date fonts. The most common size of calendars includes the A3 size (297mm × 420mm) and A4 size (210mm × 297mm). Wall calendars can also be wiro-bound and constitute a hanger.


Maps have their own importance and are used primarily in schools, colleges, and offices like travel agencies, airline etc. The Maps are made from high quality and durable paper and are available in the form of wall maps, globes, and framed maps.

World Maps

The world maps are extremely useful for students and travel service agencies. The most common format of world maps is the political map of a country. Maps are also available for specific categories like maps of rivers, cities, lakes, mountains, road and railway maps etc. Some wall maps also highlight the global time zones.

European Maps

European maps are made using high quality bonded sheets. They are available with a frame or without it. These maps are also available in matt and glossy finish. The European maps constitute Europe as a whole or a specific country in Europe.

British Maps & Road Atlas

There is a wide variety of British ordnance survey maps available. These maps have been created according to region and cover East Midlands & East Anglia, Northern England, England & South Wales, and South East England & South West regions in the UK. The salient aspect of these maps is the detailed highlight of transportation like major roads, rail networks, and national highways. Some of the maps also provide distances between major cities and towns in the UK.

Thesaurus and Dictionary

Harper Collins offers English-language dictionary and thesaurus for everyday use. They can be used by people of all ages including students and executives. You can choose from 6 types of English dictionaries as well as several language dictionaries as well. The most common language dictionaries include German Dictionary, French Dictionary, and Spanish Dictionary.

Personal Organisers

Personal organisers can be used for different purposes like keeping notes, writing poetry, using it as a personal book, making important dates, writing information related to meetings, client addresses, and much more.

Personal organisers are available in a wide variety of styles, colours, covers, and size. Polypropylene and leather cover organisers are quite popular with the latter providing that classic look and feel. Personal organisers are available in 7 different sizes and this includes 210mm x 297mm (A4), 148mm x 210mm (A5), 95mm x 171mm (Slim), 95mm x 171mm (standard), 81mm x 120mm (Pocket), 67mm x 105mm (Mini), and 95mm x 171mm (compact).

Personal organiser refills are easily available in the same size as the organisers.

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