Heritage Washi Selection: Longevity

Heritage Washi Selection: Longevity

2022 Aug 8th

What does "Longevity" Mean to You? The Japanese Paper Place wants you to show us with your art — on Heritage Washi! We will host a juried show to be on exhibit at The Japanese Paper Place in ce … read more
The JPP is turning 40!

The JPP is turning 40!

2022 Jul 15th

The Japanese Paper Place was established by Nancy Jacobi in 1982. Wow! Forty years of sharing the beauty and inspiration of Japanese paper with the world. We’d like to thank you for your patronage … read more
Suminagashi - Art formed in simplicity

Suminagashi - Art formed in simplicity

2022 Jul 5th

Suminagashi (墨流し) or “floating ink” is the process of creating a marbled design on plain paper with water and sumi ink. It originated in Japan, possibly as a form of meditative practice, and is see … read more
Why You Need Washi Collection

Why You Need Washi Collection

2022 Jun 27th

Introducing customers to new-to-them materials can be challenging — especially if that something new seems delicate, rare, unfamiliar and, maybe, expensive. They don't know how the p … read more
The Exhibition is Live!

The Exhibition is Live!

2022 Apr 28th

You can view sakura at various locations in Ontario, including Toronto’s High Park, where many of the 2000 trees given to Toronto by the citizens of Tokyo in 1959 are still visible. From 2000 to 2012, … read more
What is "Su"?

What is "Su"?

2022 Apr 1st

You might have seen a bamboo mat — for making sushi rolls. These mats are called "Su (簀)" in Japanese and you should see the ones for papermaking — Hiki-Su is unbelievably fine and delicate.  … read more