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Every human mind contains hidden rooms that house our ability to dream, imagine and embark on flights of fancy. These are the spaces where you can create freely in a shower of ideas. German artist Catrin Welz-Stein’s dreamlike digital art embodies such...
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...
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. You never know...
Every Paperblanks® book is inspired by world art and culture, by traditional craft and practice, and by visionaries, rebels and artists across the ages. Paperblanks Stories is a blog series about the origins and stories behind some of our designs.
We’ve mentioned WriteGirl on our blog before – an award-winning non-profit organization which helps high school-aged girls develop their talents in the literary arts.
The intricate, gilt-edged design adorning the covers of our new Equinoxe series is a reproduction of a 1688 binding of L'office de le Semaine Sainte. In cultures around the world, the first full moon after the vernal equinox is...
Thanks to everyone who voted in the first round of this re-release challenge! Four of most popular retired designs are moving on to the next round. If you want to make sure it's your favourite that gets reproduced, be sure...
The multitalented French author and illustrator Benjamin Lacombe lends his unique spirit to our Paperblanks collection with these lively designs. Described by the artist as a combination of pop surrealism and lowbrow art, Lacombe’s style has a vintage look...
Introducing Blue Velvet, inspired by a piece of a 15th-century velvet dalmatic. A dalmatic is a tunic with wide sleeves worn as part of liturgical vestments and by British monarchs during coronation services. Velvets like these were originally woven on...
Circulo (along with its square, but still hip, counterpart Quadro) is the cornerstone of the Paper-Oh product line. The circle, a simple shape of Euclidean geometry, has become an enigmatic and mesmerizing symbol that provides infinite possibility for the imagination. For something...

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