Thursday, December 5, 2019

Arts & Culture

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

The backbone of our journals and books is a Smyth sewn binding. Widely recognised as the highest-quality binding available in today's market, Smyth sewn refers to a classic style of bookmaking in which the signatures (sheets of paper folded into...
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...
There is nothing like curling up in front of the fire with a cup of cocoa and a good book on Christmas Eve. But if you are like us, the annual tradition of reading a Christmas story can...
Things are getting spooky today at the Endpaper Blog as we take you on a tour of the final resting places of our favourite writers and literary characters. From the mysterious "Poe Toaster" (get the full story here) to the...
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...
Happy birthday, Andy Warhol! In honour of what would've been the iconic pop artist's eighty-seventh birthday, we're taking a peek at one his favourite themes: lips. Lips, c. 1975 Silkscreen ink on paper, bound between marbleized paper covers in a sketchbook containing...
Have you ever had so much trouble wrapping up a story that you kept adding sentence after sentence, paragraph after paragraph or even chapter after chapter in search of a conclusion? Maybe you have run out of steam halfway through...
At the end of last year we concluded a long-running competition celebrating some of the world's most beautiful bookstores (Beautiful Bookstores: And the Winner Is...). During our research for that blog series we also uncovered many gorgeous libraries that,...
From the covers in our Embellished Manuscripts Collection to series focusing on the work of an individual creator, we have always sought to honour the people who inspire us by showcasing their art on our book covers. But, what was...
Image Source: www.AVClub.com May the 4th be with you, Endpaper readers! In the past, finding a connection between journalling and the Star Wars films might have been difficult, but that has all changed with the recent discovery of the "Yoda...