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Our take on a variety of interesting paper related bits and pieces.

Artists’ Book Award

2019 acquisitions are currently on display as part of the larger exhibition Artists’ books are an art form, and every two years since 2011 Manly Library has held an Artists’ Book Award attracting entries from around the world. All selected … Continue reading

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The Penland School of Craft

The Penland School of Craft is a centre encompassing several buildings on the campus including the Craft House, one of the largest log structures in North Carolina, and The Barns, which houses the studios of residential artists; full-time craftspeople who … Continue reading

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Paper Folding DIY Kit

Designer Kelli Anderson explores and explains the boundaries of paper-folding in a new DIY kit filled with 8 auxetic folding patterns.  Each design is risograph printed, which imbues a beautiful colour and texture to the paper. Due to the handmade … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion

Exhibition Event: Book Artist Panel Discussion at Panizzi Gallery, UOW Library Keiraville, NSW 2500 Book artist Cindy Tonkin will moderate a panel of bookmaking experts, covering topics such as: the relationship of bookmaking to the visual arts; how do book … Continue reading

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Dandelion Wishes Pop-Up Cards

German designer and paper artist, Peter Dahmen, has produced these fun pop-up dandelion cards complete with fluffy edges and three-dimensional leaves for The Colossal Shop. Order your 6 card set here.

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Dior: Designer of dreams

Paper Garden.  Dior exhibition in Paris at the Museum of Decorative Arts.

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Bark-cloth and the Origins of Paper

It is widely believed that paper was invented in China by Ts’ai Lun, an official in the Imperial Court, in 105 AD.  However, in 1987, Dr. Rod Ewins, who was at that time the Head of the Tasmanian School of … Continue reading

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