Wave Storm Softcover Sketchbook

Wave Storm Softcover Sketchbook

Cambridge Imprint
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These gorgeous softcover sketchbooks contain 80 pages of good quality plain ivory paper that takes both pencil and ink easily. The lay-flat binding, and perforated pages for easy removal, make this the perfect take-anywhere sketchbook. The covers of thick patterned paper are litho-printed with hand-mixed colors in a design that runs over the front, spine, back cover, and the cover flaps without any branding or fussy labels. Made using FSC certified paper and hand mixed, environmentally friendly inks in the UK. 

The Details:
  • 1 softcover notebook 
  • 80 blank perforated pages
  • 120 gsm plain ivory paper
  • FSC certified paper
  • Hand mixed, environmentally friendly, vegetable oil based inks
  • Dimensions: 8.3'' H x 5.1'' W x 0.3'' D (21 x 13 x 0.8 cm)
  • Designed in Cambridge, Made in the UK

The Maker:

Cambridge Imprint is a design partnership and small paper making business of painter Claerwen James, textile artist Jane Powell, and ceramicist Ali Murphy based in Cambridge, England. They design and print patterned paper and are known for beautiful colors, joyful illustrations, fun typography, a lively & hand-drawn aesthetic, and meticulous attention to detail. They use simple hand-stenciled screen-printing to create original designs, and spot-color lithography to replicate that studio process in the manufacturing of the final paper product. The result is a matte paper with unparalleled intensity and clarity of color. The patterns have a particularly English quality, with a palette that is somehow both sober and exuberant.

Virtually all Cambridge Imprint products are intentionally designed, manufactured, finished, and packaged in the UK. Their patterned paper is printed on a lithographic press by a long-established printers’ cooperative in Bethnal Green in London. It's printed on a matte uncoated stock using vegetable oil-based inks hand-mixed for each job, a process that closely mirrors the way the prototypes are produced in the Cambridge workshop. From Sheffield and Stoke-on-Trent, through Bedfordshire and Suffolk and down into Devon, Cambridge Imprint's products are manufactured by various small English businesses with high levels of expertise and craftsmanship. A range of box-makers, book-binders, potteries, and textile printers to turn the gorgeous patterns and papers into enduring, resilient, beautiful, useful things!