The Sunday Paper Blog

July 4, 2015

Paper in the Guinness Book of World Records

The Sunday Paper #62

Paper of the Week: Thai Unryu

Thai Unryu is a versatile paper that I like to use for teaching. It is inexpensive and beautiful with kozo fibers running through it. It comes in a wide variety …

June 27, 2015

The Elephant in the Room

The Sunday Paper #61

Paper of the Week: Elephant Hide

In the late 1980’s, I moved to NYC and took my first job at Rapoport Printing Company, a commercial printer in lower Manhattan. Sidney Rapoport, who was in his 80’s …

June 20, 2015

Can you say Kyoseishi?

The Sunday Paper #60 

Featured Paper of the Week:: Kyoseishi from Washi Arts

In the early 1990’s I was determined to go to Japan to learn all about papermaking (I even took Japanese lessons). But alas, I ended up learning …

June 13, 2015

The Secret Life of Paper

The Sunday Paper #59

Paper of the Week: Stained Tyvek

I learned about Tyvek® in a workshop (perhaps with Hedi Kyle) and then picked it up again a couple of years ago when I was designing projects for my book …

June 6, 2015

Catching the Light

The Sunday Paper #58

Paper of the Week: Kite Paper

I discovered kite paper when my daughter went to a Waldorf preschool and they made these gorgeous folded and layered paper light catchers. It is just like wax paper, and …

May 30, 2015

It's resilient, it's resourceful, it's portable, it's foldable…

The Sunday Paper #57

Featured Paper of the Week: Grow A Note® Green by Green Field Paper Company

I’ve always loved the concept of planting paper and watching it grow. Paper has always been a carrier for information, and this …

May 23, 2015

Mixing Business & Philanthropy in Exotic Places

The Sunday Paper #56

      Dear Readers,

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May 16, 2015

Cardborigami, Paper Vaccines & Wet-Folding

In the Studio:

This week’s work brings you The Paper of the Week, a new column in The Sunday Paper.

Stay tuned… in the coming weeks, I’m going to be inviting you to:

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May 9, 2015

On Paper Wings

Work of the Week: Over 400 people (including some of you) have contributed roots to the Mother Tree Project since I launched it in Portland in 2009. Six years later, I’m still dwelling on this theme that was sparked when …

May 2, 2015

Paper Boat Addresses Migrant Drownings

The Sunday Paper #53

Work of the Week: I’m finally catching up to the digital age. Today, I’m releasing my films (formerly sold as DVD’s) as instant downloads – no shipping, no packaging, no fuss! Watch the trailers for each …