ArtPapel is a young and dynamic company dedicated
to artistic bookbinding and fine stationery. Created in 2007 by
Giuliano Camilleri, a Italian book conservator and Alicia Oceja
López Spanish bookbinder, ArtPapel is located in Santillana del
Mar, a little medieval town in the north of Spain, close to the
Altamira Caves “Sixtina Chapel of Prehistoric Age”.
From the care and conservation of rare books to the
creation of notebooks, diaries, photo albums and fine stationery.
ArtPapel propose historical techniques of bookbinding
and make is products using a mixture of old and modern and
contemporary materials: hand made paper, leather and
parchment become main characters along with fabric,
bookbinding cloth, linen and paper threads in a journey of
reclamation of ancient materials in which blend together present
influences and styles.
Every diary or photo album is totally handmade, a piece of art
made with paper and leather. ArtPapel is a history of paper, we
love paper and the goods materials, parchment, leather, ribbons...
We rediscovered the ancient techniques of bookbinding, the
Japanese bookbinding, the Coptic and the Arabic, and with old
techniques and new materials our products of stationery
becomes a pieces of art.
ArtPapel produces is line of stationery only in limited
editions of only 100 copies, so when you open one of our
notebooks, diaries or photo albums of Florentia Line, or Orient
Winds Line, you really open a bookbinding handmade sewing,