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If you like one-of-a-kind artwork and intimate looks into the creative process of renowned cultural figures, then Molly Oldfield's book, The Secret Museum, is for you. Featuring a curated selection of never-before-seen artwork from top museums across the world,...
With voice recorders and keyboards available on every cell phone, the need to jot down quick notes is being eliminated. What was once the language of private detectives, reporters and historians is now relegated to the courtroom and with...
Northern Ireland sculptor Jacqueline Rush Lee is best known for her conceptual work with books, paper and paint. She has spent the past sixteen years crafting a meaningful and personal exploration of the book as an art medium and...
In 1920's Paris Shakespeare and Company, a bookstore on the Left Bank, was the epicenter of literary life in Paris. The likes of Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and James Joyce would hang around the store daily with other members...
There's something magical about a fountain pen. This old-school medium instantly connects you with the greatest writers and artists from history, while providing a smooth and fluid drawing experience. If you're new to the fountain pen game, the idea...
George Orwell is widely regarded as a literary pioneer, and for good reason. His keen awareness of social injustice and opposition to totalitarianism, largely inspired by the time he spent in Burma as an English soldier and policeman, have...
Click to Enlarge (Via Travel 365) Looks like we have a new contender for the most beautiful bookstore in the world! The above photo depicts the El Ateneo, a downtown Buenos Aires theater that was converted into a bookstore! Amazingly the...
Here at Paperblanks we’re obviously fascinated by old world book-making and binding techniques – but this is something completely different! 70 small books with lead pages and wire binding were found in a cave in Jordan that could date...
In our quest to read more in 2020, this week we are looking to some of our favourite authors for inspiration for the next titles to add to our New Year's reading lists.
The latest Paperblanks television appearance is perfectly fitted for this spooky Halloween weekend! An Old Leather Black Moroccan mini reporter appeared on the series premiere of Dracula on October 25th. After recently arriving in London, the famed vampire runs across a...

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