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Sticky notes were invented by Dr. Spencer Silver, a scientist at 3M, in 1968 when he accidentally created a low-tack adhesive. However, it wasn't until 1980 that the first "Post-it" notes, as we know them today, were officially launched by 3M.
The sticky notes have continuously been innovating, from their color, size, adhesive material, and even shapes, making it hard to choose the one that suits your needs and preferences. With that, we prepared this guide with the different types of sticky notes available. We hope you find what you're looking for!
Customizable and versatile, printed sticky notes serve as promotional marketing tools for businesses or creative, personalized giveaways for events like birthdays and weddings.
Shaped sticky notes bring fun and unique shapes to your note-taking, including animals, food, flowers, and other objects, making them enjoyable and memorable.
Combining pastel colors, kawaii designs, unique shapes, and whimsical fonts, aesthetic sticky notes offer a minimalist yet eye-catching appearance, enhancing creativity, mood, and memory retention.
The sticky note cube features a stack of sticky notes in a cube shape, providing easy access and use, with various color options ranging from 2-6 colors and around 100 sheets per color.
Sticky note books offer portable convenience, binding together various sticky notes in different sizes and colors with spiral bindings for easy flipping between layouts and a hardcover or cardboard backing for durability.
Sticky note flags are commonly used to mark documents or books and are often associated with "Sign here." Available in various colors, each color can serve a different purpose for organization and reference.
Designed to reduce paper waste, reusable sticky notes are an environmentally friendly alternative to single-use notes, utilizing materials like silicone or polyester and dry-erase markers for writing.
Like the student paper, ruled sticky notes have printed lines. These lines help the user to keep their writing neat and organized. Some benefits of ruled sticky notes are:
Compared to ruled sticky notes, this type has no lines on them. The paper is a blank page that offers freedom in writing or doodling. Here are the benefits of unruled sticky notes: