We love pixels. 8 bits to 4K to VR, all the way.
But there’s something special about paper: the feel, the touch, even the smell of this versatil matter.
And more so, its printing processes : from instinctive cave paintings to Gutemberg’s machine and the rise of Typography, the desire to leave a mark has driven innovation.
Lithography, silkscreen printing, linography, letterpress, flexography… These many near-mystical sounding techniques, deeply tied to our civilizations History, now find a rebirth – and by a play of fate – it is in their inherent flaws and technical restrictions that resides their beauty.
As my old man would say : De la contrainte naît la créativité !
*From constraints arises creativity