Papermaking

Why We Make Paper

Perhaps it has something to do with the shrinking selection of colored and textured papers on the market, but as printers, we weren't satisfied with merely printing on beautiful papers. After decades of printing, we finally decided to dive headlong into the fascinating world of papermaking.

John, the consummate builder/hacker, learned how to construct his own beater and even built a 33 x 48" CNC router to cut molds and deckles in varying shapes and sizes. Logos is now capable of making cast paper sculptures as well as a range of western and eastern handmade papers (13" x 19" or smaller). We can also carve custom molds for special projects.

Below is a sampling of images from a hanji workshop we held with Steph Rue, along with some western handmade papers made from kozo, recycled cotton, abaca and assorted scraps leftover from print jobs).

Cleaning Dak
Clouds in Vat
John drying hanji
Abaca paper
Beating Dak (Kozo) Fibers
John couching hanji
Wet hanji, drying on heated surface
Cast Paper Type
Hanji workshop with Steph Rue
Setting up the hanji post
Hanji sheets
Mustard Flowe Paper