Arts & Culture

What’s happening in the wider world of art and culture.

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...
Within the 45 years that the Incunable era spanned, tens of thousands of books were printed. This meant that knowledge was suddenly available at a fraction of the cost of a handwritten book, which spurred literacy and furthermore challenged the power held by the church and ruling elite.
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...

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