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For this Sketchbook Saturday blog post we had asked one of our Graphic Designers to submit some doodles suggesting perspective. What we got was way cooler than we even imagined! These drawings suggest the deceptively complex "impossible figures" of...
In the arts, we often to refer to "the muse" as this mythological source of inspiration, one that is often just out of reach. When we are able to tap into it we are able to reach great creative...
I always find nostalgia for anything analog interesting. There have probably been more technological advances in the last 30 years than the previous 5000 combined. Our iPhones and iPods are basically pocket-sized computers and they're practically obsolete the moment...
As some of the more die-hard Paperblanks fans may know, we've recently begun adding edge decoration to some of our books. Edge decoration or fore-edge painting, for those who don't know, is the decoration of the edges of the...
What an amazing experience this must have been! An ambitious series of DJ sets closed out Monumenta 2012 in Paris on June 21... but what we're particularly impressed by from the videos and photos we've seen is how the...
The Frankfurt Book Fair is on this week, bringing together book enthusiasts from around the world to share ideas, innovative products and a love for the written word. This year our Paperblanks booth will feature something extra special. On top...
Unless you’ve been avoiding all media and news for the past week, you no doubt know that Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney has passed away at the age of 74. Internationally recognised as the greatest Irish poet since W.B....
Hermine Reidinger and Michael Sardelic are Austrian artists who specialise in creating floating art also known as mobiles.  When creating their mobiles they like to focus on key topics like love and life.  Hermine and Michael contacted us in...
As spring brings new beginnings, longer days and the marvellous sight of trees and gardens bursting into bloom, we want to dedicate today's post to celebrating Earth. Below are some of our nature-inspired covers along with words...
Through one-on-one mentoring and creative writing workshops, WriteGirl encourages girls to develop their creative talents in the literary arts. In workshops and mentoring sessions, young women are provided with the means to explore writing in all genres and forms. One...

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