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Interviews with artists, authors and real-life journallers.

Honoré de Balzac (1799 –1850) is renowned as one of the founders of realism in European literature. Some critics, including Émile Zola, consider him the father of the naturalist novel. He was also famous for a tremendous work ethic that...
"Personalising my journal in my own one-of-a-kind way is so much fun."
In honour of fall, we asked our lovely social media followers over on Instagram for their coziest autumnal book recommendations. If you've been looking for some engrossing yet comforting reads to snuggle up with, this list has got you...
You may find it surprising to learn that in all our years of creating journal covers based on world art, we've never featured the art of Gustav Klimt (1862–1918). Perhaps it was because his work is just so iconic that...
I've come to realize that you are really meant to do something when, while you are doing it, you lose track of time...
For our "X Questions With" series, we're speaking with talented individuals from around the world who have inspired us with their creativity and passion. If you have a story to tell or someone you'd like to see profiled, let...
Constanze Guhr is a book lover and prolific German illustrator living in Berlin. Her inspiring 100-day projects and imaginative handlettering designs livening up the pages of her notebooks caught our eye, and we immediately wanted to learn more about her...
"Most beautiful things come from the heart."
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is heralded as one of England’s foremost novelists, with his rich prose, remarkable characters, and vivid and detailed depictions of Victorian society. Born in 1812, Dickens witnessed first-hand the class inequalities of British society during the...
Our most recent Paperblanks Traveller comes courtesy of Nills, who recently returned from a holiday in Portugal. About his European vacation, Nills writes: I took this picture in Sintra at the Pena National Palace. Sintra is a "must" place to...