Washi & Kamiko Paper Notebook Covers

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Some stationery makers are looking to the past for inspiration. Okimak, for instance, has revived the craft of kamiko, a waterproof material made from washi paper that has the look and feel of distressed leather. Made by crumpling washi so that it becomes soft and malleable, then coating the paper in tree sap to make it waterproof. These really beautiful book covers, business card holders and pen cases have an amazing lustre and texture to them.

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