Monday, February 6, 2023

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Our Enigma design is inspired by a cover said to have been designed by Le Gascon, a legendary but unidentified 17th-century bookbinder. Originally released as a red and gold hardcover journal under the name Mystique, this black Enigma version...
Over the last 30 years, our Embellished Manuscripts Collection in particular has revealed the beautiful evolution of our journals. One of our first Paperblanks series featured the handwritten manuscripts of American writers Emily Dickinson, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway and Gertrude...
Gaze into the cosmos with this astral-inspired pattern. Like an exploding supernova, the gold tooling and embellishments burst off the surface of our Midnight Star design. A brilliant 16th-century Cairo workshop is responsible for this 12-pointed star design. Though...
Our latest collection brings a culturally diverse display. From Japanese theatrical design and Egyptian book binding to American mixed media and English architecture, get ready to delight in a wealth of artistic traditions. And with a few new titles...
Ashta is the latest design in our Sacred Tibetan Textile series. Artistic, religious and cultural traditions unite in the handwoven fabric depicted on our new softcover Flexi notebook. For centuries, Muslim families in Varanasi, India, have practiced the art of...
Our Old Leather Collection, with its magnetic wrap closures and instantly recognizable gold or silver border details, is one of the foundational pieces of the Paperblanks catalogue. This season we are pleased to offer this richly saturated blue design...
Gary Grayson’s vibrantly detailed cover art transports us to a tropical paradise! The artist’s affinity for both antique prints and modern graphic design is the foundation of his digital art style. His work is an eclectic mix of vintage...
Our Isle of Ely design depicts an 1830 cover of James Bentham’s The History and Antiquities of the Conventual and Cathedral Church of Ely, from the foundation of the monastery AD 673 to the year 1771. The monument sits...
This intricate and delicate foliage pattern seen on our Wildwood journal evokes a walk in a sun-dappled woodland. The original work was crafted for a 17th-century binding of the Passion Series, created in 1521 by the great Renaissance engraver...
This is a very special year for us here at Paperblanks. 2022 marks our 30th anniversary, which means we've been inspiring creativity, empowering individuality and celebrating special moments for three decades! And what a perfect opportunity it is to look...