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.
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.
Although the tradition of gift giving has a long Christmas history, those gifts being presented in colorful paper and tied up in curls of ribbon is a relatively new practice. While Christmas cards began to be sent in the mid-nineteenth century it wasn’t until many years later that dressing up presents in Christmas finery caught on.
To call origami art could be in some people’s minds, stretching it. But take a look at the work Mariano Zavala B. creates… he has turned his passion for origami into complex sculptural creations. One could only call it contemporary art.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could e-mail a company and tell them what you would like to buy and if enough people felt the same way, they would order it for you at wholesale prices? Enter Massdrop.