Sunday, May 19, 2019

Our Designs

Learn the stories behind our designs and get details on new releases.

We first brought Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn to the Paperblanks catalogue as part of our Embellished Manuscripts Collection. Originally released in Fall 2006, we offered two different Rembrandt journals featuring his art on the front covers as well as...
A display of brilliant fireworks is suggested in our Fire Flowers design, which reproduces a binding of Claude J. Dorat’s La Déclamation Théâtrale. Currently held in the British Library’s magnificent collection of antique bindings, this is a 20th-century British...
It's the beginning of a new month in a still-new year, so it seems like the perfect time to release some new designs, too! Our first new collection of 2019 is hitting stores now, and we couldn't be more excited...
Did you know that Museum Store Sunday is this weekend? The annual event is celebrating its second year with hundreds of non-profit retailers around the world joining together to celebrate the role that these types of shops play in...
It's been nearly a year since we launched our first-ever line of softcover notebooks, and the response has been overwhelming – in a wonderful way! We are so glad to see that our lightweight Paperblanks Flexis have found a place...
It's never too early to get a head start on planning for the new year – especially when there are so many fun and unique diary covers to choose from! Our new 2019 12-Month Dayplanners, now available in stores, feature...
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), long considered the greatest of the English writers, has left us few traces of his handwriting. The banned play Sir Thomas More (1595) was written and revised by five different playwrights, of whom Shakespeare was believed to be...
If you are a regular visitor to our Paperblanks website (paperblanks.com), you've probably noticed that we've been sporting the same look for a while now. Well, behind the scenes we've been hard at work on a total website renovation,...
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (1813–1901) stands out as one of the greatest Italian composers to write opera. Born to a family of modest means near Busseto, Verdi developed his musical skill with the help of local patrons. He, like...
Our new Merrymakers series brings a cast of childhood characters together on four fun journal covers featuring the art of Tim Bowers, a popular children’s book artist and storyteller. Born in Ohio, USA, Tim studied at the Columbus College of Arts...

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