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Designers about paper

Laura Pappa about paper
01/12/16 door

What is your favourite paper, why? I’m very motivated to say I don’t have favorite – paper can be a favorite one in relation to a project but not really as a thing in itself. Having said that, I do very much like papers with texture. Texture gives paper character and a kind of sophistication. […]

Akiko Wakabayashi about paper
09/11/16 door

What is your favorite paper, why? I don’t really have one particular paper I would say is my favorite. It depends on the project, design and printing technique. I enjoy getting to know and try new paper at different occasions. However, I must say that Arcoprint Milk is a very nice, thick and light paper, like comics. […]

Phil Baber about paper
04/09/15 door

What is your favorite paper and why? I don’t have a favourite paper as such, though there are certain papers I return to more often – the various Munken stocks, for example, which I suppose are a kind of standard for a lot of designers. They’re available in a range of tints and bulks and […]



Feauture articles

Foto report G.F Smith launches Extract: paper from disposable cups
20/03/18 door

On March 15, Extract was launched at De Monsterkamer, a new range of colored design paper and board, made of disposable coffee cups. At first, Jan Richner of G.F Smith spoke about the process of creating Extract. After the break, Hamish Makgill of Studio Makgill from Brighton (UK) spoke about The Art of Making Jeeps. […]

Photo report Open doors + special guest: Chantal Hendriksen
10/04/16 door

On April 7th 2016 graphic designer Chantal Hendriksen studio Hendriksen was special guest during the Open Doors event at De Monsterkamer. Below a photo report of the evening. Photography: Justina Nekrašaitė The activity program of De Monsterkamer is supported by Creative Industries Fund NL.

Photo report Open doors + special guest: Rob van den Nieuwenhuizen
19/02/16 door

On February 4th 2016 graphic designer Rob van den Nieuwenhuizen (DRAWSWORDS) was special guest during the Open Doors event at De Monsterkamer. Below a photo report of the evening. Photography: Justina Nekrašaitė. The activity program of De Monsterkamer is supported by Creative Industries Fund NL.



Editorial

Foto report G.F Smith launches Extract: paper from disposable cups
20/03/18 door

On March 15, Extract was launched at De Monsterkamer, a new range of colored design paper and board, made of disposable coffee cups. At first, Jan Richner of G.F Smith spoke about the process of creating Extract. After the break, Hamish Makgill of Studio Makgill from Brighton (UK) spoke about The Art of Making Jeeps. […]

Photo report Expert Meeting: Why lithography matters
24/05/17 door

On May 4th 2017, Sebastiaan Hanekroot from Colour & Books presented at the second Expert Meeting of this year: Why lithography matters. Below a photo report of the afternoon. Photography: Justina Nekrašaitė. ♥ The activities of De Monsterkamer in 2017 are supported by the Creative Industries Fund NL.  

Photo report open doors + special guest: Joost Grootens
14/10/16 door

Every first Thursday of the month De Monsterkamer organises an Open doors + special guest event. On October 2 we invited Joost Grootens, who brought Marc Gijzen, an independent lithographer. Below a photo report of the evening. Photography by Justina Nekrašaitė.