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Watching a movie in the theatre it becomes easy (or at least, it should be) to feel completely immersed in the film's world. You are not likely to be sitting there wondering how everything was created, let alone from...
The bookmark is often taken for granted as the sidekick of a literary work of art. However, the history of these devices is inherently linked to that of books themselves, and over the years bookmarks have developed from simply...
It all started with a simple, off-the-cuff remark about a favourite writing venue. Little did American author Alexander Chee know that his comment to PEN Ten interviewer, Lauren Cerand, would spark an online revolution in the connection between writing...
If you have found your way here (a blog by a journal-producing publishing company), we can assume you like books. Whether for journalling, creative writing or reading the works of others, books are a fundamental part of our society and...
This week we shone a spotlight on one of Paperblanks' newest releases, the Vintage Vogue collection, and so we wanted to take the opportunity to look closer at Alec Shanks, the artist behind "Nuits de Folies," the basis for...
If you've ever watched Antiques Roadshow, you've no doubt taken a closer look at your own furniture and artworks and wondered whether they could hold hidden riches. And while stories of people finding forgotten masterpieces behind a wall or...
The genre of science fiction is used to satirically reflect modern-day society. The most skilled authors do this while crafting fantastical stories, set in other worlds or future eras, that also stand on their own as readable works of...
Hallowe'en is just around the corner, so what better way to get into the spirit of the season than to read a good, old-fashioned scary story? Whether they inspire you to craft your own creepy tale or swear off...
Baz Luhrmann's theatrical adaptation of The Great Gatsby is going to be released in theaters later this week and we wanted to take the opportunity to look closer at the subject of one of our most popular journals --...
Le Gascon Mystique Our cover design reproducing a binding attributed to Le Gascon Rather than a history lesson, think of this post as a wish list of future Paperblanks artwork. The ten bookbinders below have all made major contributions to their...

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