People of Paperblanks

Interviews with artists, authors and real-life journallers.

Name: Nicolien Beerens Age: 25 Country: The Netherlands Places Travelled & Place lived: I've been to Los Angeles, Hollywood, Amsterdam, Utrecht & San Francisco, to name a few cultural places where I've found inspiration for my art. There are several museums in...
"It’s hard for me to pick just one or even a few best things about the journals, I like the soft feel of the paper while I’m writing and that the ink from my pen doesn’t show through the pages."
As publishers, we are great believers in the value of the written word. Being able to work with charities that promote literacy and education is a motivational force in all aspects of our business. Today we wanted to shine...
Even though I spend much time working on the internet my passions are very much old-world! I'm fascinated with the Victorian and Edwardian eras and collect antique photographs.
This week we had the pleasure of chatting with our Free Your Mind series cover artist, Catrin Welz-Stein. The German artist’s dreamlike digital art creates an ethereal new world for its viewers. We talk to Catrin about her process...
Today marks ninety-five years since the literary world lost Marcel Proust, making it a fitting time to honour him with our Proust, In Search of Lost Time journal. Born Valentine Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (1871–1922), the author was a...
  Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside people's personal journals to celebrate their imagination and inspire others. Send us an email if you have a project that you would like to be featured. This month we get an insider's...
"Don’t be afraid of new things, even if they aren’t “you”. Anything you try will present new ways of approaching the things you truly do have a passion for."
"I grew up surrounded by art: prints of paintings by Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne on the walls, Murano and Czech glass objects, tribal artifacts, books, music, ballet, antiques and, of course, nature."
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), long considered the greatest of the English writers, has left us few traces of his handwriting. The banned play Sir Thomas More (1595) was written and revised by five different playwrights, of whom Shakespeare was believed to be...