Engraving, a technique whereby engraved metal plates are utilized to print on paper, was much used in the 15th - 18th century. This book's engravings are inspired by the French-Flemish painter Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (Lille 1636 London 1699), whose magnificent floral paintings have inspired generations of artists.
12 sheets of high-quality wrapping paper.
The wrapping papers are folded to fit in a book.
They can be easily removed from the book by tearing them along a perforated line.
Dimensions folded: 25 x 34.5 cm.
Dimensions opened: 50 x 70 cm.
Each book contains 12 different designs and a notice of explanation about the theme.
The sheets can be used as wrapping paper but also as material for scrappbooking.
Edited by Pepin press.
Pepin press is a publishing house based in Amsterdam. They create high quality art and design products.
The company grew out of Pepin van Roojen's one-man graphic design an book production in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which started in 1988, hence the Asian inspiration of the collection.
At Maison de Save, we appreciate the high artistic quality of these books as well as their pedagogy. These books display an abondance of drawings and designs and are a source of artistic inspiration for all ages.
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