Category Archives: Paper Making News

Printers From India Make Furniture From Old Paper

The printers, Anil Gujar and Sunil Juneja, both of Pune’s leading printing press company, Inkfloat, are using discarded paper to create furniture. Continue reading

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Homemade Paper to Localize Economy?

From pilfering hotel shampoo bottles to using single squares of toilet paper at a time, we’ve all heard some pretty interesting, creative, and sometimes slightly unhinged ways to save money these days. Continue reading

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Hand Papermaking, Inc. to Hold Luncheon in Boston

Founded in 1986, Hand Papermaking Inc. is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization committed to carrying the legacy of handmade paper into the future. Continue reading

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Famous Handmade Paper Artists

Just as there are artists famous for paintings, sculptures or sketches, so too are there plenty of handmade paper artists known for their craft. Here are just a handful of these artists. Continue reading

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Handmade Paper Institute is Struggling

The Handmade Paper Institute of Pune, India was once a glorious testament to the beauty and power of handmade paper. An idea conceived by none other than Mahatma Gandhi, it was meant to serve as a source of both eco-friendly paper as well as employment for the Indian community; and serve it did, exporting 500 varieties of beautiful, elegant handmade papers to at least 75 countries. Continue reading

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