Established in Tokyo, Japan in 1938, Ito Bindery was initially names "Hacucho-Do, and changed its named in 1982.  Ito Bindery has done collaborations with other well known Japanese brands such as Muji, and continues to participate in design exhibitions around the world.   

Their drawing pads and memo blocks demonstrate a careful consideration of details. Perfectly formed corners and precisely finished edges result in an exceptionally clean, architectural appearance. The paperboard sections add a subtle contrast to the paper and provide stability and heft. Desk pads in all sizes consist of 70 micro-perforated sheets. Memo blocks in all sizes consist of 350 tear-off sheets.