Philipp Keel’s Simple Diary™ is a personal journal that provides a structure for those who need a straightforward tool to record life’s moments. It gives the pleasure of a book of memories without the need to make long written entries or worry about choosing what to document. The diary has become an instant classic, providing a dynamic new way to record one’s everyday life. Keel’s Simple Diary™ entertains, helps you focus, and keeps you company.
Simple Diary is TASCHEN’s first publication primarily filled with text and is available in two different volumes and a range of fresh colors. Created by the Swiss artist and writer Philipp Keel, the Simple Diary embodies its maker’s central interest in the complexity of the human mind. Philipp is the son of Daniel Keel who established the publishing house Diogenes and whose influence on his son is clearly seen in his artistic and literary ambitions.
Each day in the Simple Diary calendar poses a number of multiple choice questions, curious texts and strategic queries that help the dairy holder to assemble a unique portrait of their life. Prompts like, “your day was…” offer a range of answers - from bland to outrageous -and it is the pen holder who decides which is the best match. The logbook is also filled with entertaining philosophy and original wisdom, making it unlike many other diaries. In typical TASCHEN style, your daily records will be enshrined in an elegant and timeless design. Since its release Philipp Keel’s Simple Diary™ has become a bestseller worldwide and popular amongst many celebrities, like the refined Dita Von Teese. Ensure you never own a blank journal and reignite your diary writing with this essential TASCHEN accessory.