An elegantly understated design in a bright color of a Japanese hand-printed cover in gray and orange. The paper is called "Katazome-shi" literally meaning stencil-dyed (katazome) papers (-shi), and is also referred to as "Wazome." As the name implies, they are stencilled - withtraditional materials, and the care that comes with craftsmanship - by hand - to produce unforgettable, intense colors and patterns.
We matched this simple but beautiful pattern to a bright orange binding cloth with a thin dark gray unryu strip between the two.
The interior is an 80# (118 gsm) warm white text paper with a deckled edge that has an elegant felt finish and the wonderful look and feel of handmade paper. Our paper is archival and chlorine-free. We hand sew our book blocks so that our books will lie open flat. The book has 92 blank pages (46 leaves.) It is also available in thick with 188 pages (96 leaves.)
The paper is well suited for most pens, pencils and other writing instruments. While it is not a special watercolor paper, a number of our customers enjoy using it for watercoloring. We're happy to send you a sample of the paper to test for your purpose.
Sketchbooks are available in three sizes: Small: 6 1/2" tall by 5 1/4" wide, Medium: 7 1/2" tall by 6 3/4" wide, and Square: 8" by 8" (sizes are approximate)
The first page of the Sketchbook can be personalized. Personalization makes the book uniquely yours. To personalize your book, please choose the Personalization option in the product page.