13. Jun 16inspiration, we love

Paper art of Gunjan Aylawadi

Paper is one of our most favourite materials. Not only it represents the perfect carrier for thoughts and ideas. Due to its versatility, paper is also an exciting design tool, which gets rediscovered by artists at all times.

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05. Jun 16inspiration, we love

Takeo In Tokio - A Puristic Paper Paradise

Absolute reduction, clear lines and strict order meet a maximal diversity of material and colour at the showroom of one of Japan's finest paper producers.

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02. Jun 16brandbook, inspiration

Innovation at hot-foil embossing

“Laster Seamless” is the name of a new holographic foil

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02. Jun 16brandbook, inspiration

Dragnet investigation - individual inner life of notebooks

Creative notebooks with grids for every branch and professional group

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01. Jun 16inspiration, we love

How To Make A Book

In this wonderful movie Glen Milner shows the individual production steps of making a book.

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31. May 16brandbook, nuuna, inspiration

No more retro, please!

Should notebooks look retro? Out answer definitely is: NO!

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30. May 16nuuna, inspiration

Future Book Design - The Book From The Future

A book is made of paper, cardboard, glue, cover material and a thread holding together the pages. These are all materials that have been around for centuries. Is it possible to take something so traditional and turn it into something that would perfectly

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23. May 16brandbook, nuuna, inspiration

Feel It – Notebooks Are Tactile Objects

The special thing about notebooks is that they are both memory device and object. One has to remember though: form follows function - and the function of a notebook always comes down to the tactile experience of its materiality.

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17. May 16brandbook, inspiration

Good intention

The front of a book – sounds wrong, but still correct – connects the book block in front and back with the book cover.

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09. May 16inspiration

Writing Helps!

Whether you're sad, brooding or afraid of taking that exam - writing always helps channeling your thought's.

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06. May 16inspiration, we love

Declaration of love to an atlas

A movie for bibliophiles: The World Geo-Graphic Atlas

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01. May 16inspiration, we love

Travel guides drawn by hand

Illustrations by Joanna Walsh - alias Badaude

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29. Apr 16inspiration, we love

Between the folds

An exeptional movie about paper

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22. Apr 16inspiration, we love

Elaborate Book Covers

Some books trigger a desire to own them by their mere cover. At least that's our reaction to Francois Brindeau’s 1975 design of “La Chanson du vieux marin”.

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15. Apr 16brandbook, inspiration

Open thread stitch

For purists and designer, who follow the principle of reduction, there is nothing more beautiful than an open book spine.

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