Monday, February 6, 2023

Paperblanks News

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As we discussed in a previous article on Factors to Consider When Buying a Writing Journal, the quality of a notebook's paper can be fairly important. The nicer the paper the more pleasant your writing experience will be. Anyone...
Is there any fabric more imbued with cultural associations than lace? A piece of delicate white lace conjures up thoughts of weddings, christenings and other ceremonial occasions. Now cast your eye to the bit of black lace and thoughts...
Our Leonardo's Sketches Collection renders two of Da Vinci's sketches and notes from his famous treatise, the Codex Leicester. One design -- Sun & Moonlight -- features Leonardo's scientific observations and theories on the light of the moon relative...
This fall, we are bringing our first journal featuring the work of J.S. Bach to the Paperblanks collection. And given the fact that it has been a while since we last welcomed a composer to our Embellished Manuscripts Collection,...
Enjoy the rich artistic and cultural history of Bukhara, the capital of the Bukhara Province of Uzbekistan, with this dazzling new Paperblanks® journal. Reproducing an 18th-century Indo-Persian book cover featuring rich lacquer decoration on a golden background, Bukhara Amber's...
We are pleased to announce the latest addition to the intricate and elegant Silver Filigree collection: Maya Blue.  The cool colour of Maya Blue brings a soothing element to the ornate cover design, which is also available in Natural,...
We are absolutely thrilled to share our two new Monet journal covers with you this season. Featuring handwritten pages from a letter penned by French painter Claude Monet to Berthe Morisot, a fellow Impressionist, Monet (Bridge) and Monet (Water...
The eternal appeal of a classic floral design is captured in the work of Irish illustrator William Kilburn (1745–1818). The artist behind William Curtis’ Flora Londinensis, a comprehensive book on 18th-century English botany, Kilburn was also a leading designer...
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 history of...
Our Literary Art Deco series pays homage to some of the lavish French book bindings of the Art Deco movement. The abstract illustrations of Serenade and Ballad reproduce two leather and gold covers crafted in the 1920s and 1930s,...