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Steven Spielberg's new film about Abraham Lincoln is set to be released this week and we wanted to mark the occasion by spotlighting our Lincoln-themed journal. Part of our Embellished Manuscripts collection, our Lincoln, Fragment of a Speech writing...
Grain direction is an essential aspect of producing a well-crafted book. It may seem like a small detail, yet it makes a crucial impact on the long-term lifespan of a book.
Inside the original 1910 version of our Daphnis & Chloe journal cover design lay one of the oldest and most effortlessly romantic stories ever written. This gilt and crushed levant morocco binding by Émile-Philippe Mercier contained Jacques Amyot’s French translation...
Every Paperblanks® book is inspired by world art and culture, by traditional craft and practice, and by visionaries, rebels and artists across the ages. Behind the Cover is a blog series about the origins of our designs. The timeless beauty...
It's almost Mother's Day, so we wanted to Spotlight one of our more feminine collections of writing journals: our Brocaded Paper Collection. Sumptuous Varieties of Gold Decorated Paper Gold leaf blocking on leather and parchment had been practiced in Europe since...
Emilie, a member of the Paperblanks® Team, recently took a much-deserved vacation to Croatia. And of course, she brought a travel journal along for the ride! About her trip, Emilie writes: These photos were taken in Plitvice Lakes National Park,...
Every Paperblanks® book is inspired by world art and culture, by traditional craft and practice, and by visionaries, rebels and artists across the ages. Behind the Cover is a blog series about the origins of our designs. From peaceful warriors...
Summer vacation may be just beginning but it's not too early to start thinking about the back-to-school season. Get yourself prepared for the coming academic year by picking up your 2015–2016 18-Month Dayplanner now, so that you can relax during...
Today marks the 255th birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). Mozart was one of the most popular and prolific composers of the Classical era of Western music. A writing notebook in our Embellished Manuscripts Collection, a series of journals...
As promised, we have more photos to share of our Paperblanks® display at the Frankfurt Book Fair! Inspired by the endless possibilities of a blank page, we chose to decorate our booth with the uplifting images of butterflies. While...

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