In the instance of getting an idea, I go act it out on paper — I don’t put it away. I don’t delay, I don’t put off to tomorrow doing what I must do, right now, to find out what my secret self needs, wants, desires with all its heart. And then it speaks, and I have enough brains to get out of the way and listen.
Meet Christopher James, owner of Porridge Papers, an independently owned, local paper mill and letterpress studio in Lincoln, Nebraska. Christopher moved to Lincoln when he was 20 years old for school and started working at an art store. One day, feeling spontaneous, he brought home a papermaking kit and a small blender and began what would become his life’s passion: making handmade paper. Find out how Christopher went from blending paper in his kitchen to running one of the most unique small businesses in the Lincoln area in this installment of Locally Crafted Goods.
نظرة على مصنع للورق ومطبعة، لدي حلم صغير بأن أعمل في مكان مثل هذا طوال حياتي