Pastel, abstract and as fanciful as a cloud, marbled paper was at one time reserved for religious writings because it so enhanced the stately texts. Islamic law forbade its ripping, burning or otherwise unauthorized disposal. Marbled paper, in fact, was sacred.
Charlotte Burton has paper in her genes: her grandmother owned Sydney’s The Paperplace, which was featured in our recent blog. Now run by her mom, The Paperplace is one of Australia’s preeminent stationery stores. Her dad is the founder of The Paperie, a fine- paper importer and distributor for all of Australia and New Zealand and Rossi1931’s chosen partner.
Located in the CBD of Sydney, Paperplace is family owned and operated since January 1984. With over 40 years’ experience, we specialise in fine paper and stationery, social printing, and beautiful artisan paper goods.
Winner of the 2016 “Best Department Store in the World” by Intercontinental Group of Department Stores (IGDS), the most prestigious international association of department stores, la Rinascente marks its 100th Anniversary.
One of the hottest “apps” right now is not a technology app at all; it’s a bullet journal. Yep, it’s not done on an iPad or your phone using some complicated program — it’s all written down on paper, which is why a lot of us who are paper and pen, old -school fanatics, love this.
The Alte Hof (Old Courthouse) in the center of Munich is the former residence of Emperor Ludwig IV (of Bavaria, 1282-1347). It was destroyed in the Second World War and was rebuilt around 1950. Manufactum, the department store extraordinaire, has been in this building since 2007, encompassing almost 900 square meters and housing their entire range of goods. Read More
In a town on the River Stour, about 16km south of Stratford-upon-Avon, Sharon Highway produces her beautiful leather journals.
“I always loved creating things. I did a lot of sewing with my Mum as a child. “ In 2011 she stitched up her first- ever leather journal for a gift, ”and that was it, I got hooked.”