Pulp Magic: Archive

Saying It With Paper
By Paper Checkoff Tags hand-written communication cards

We have a tradition in the Hansan family.   When any of us has a birthday we mark the event with a multitude of cards in all shapes, sizes, and sentiments.  Some are funny and others are serious but taken together ...

We have a tradition in the Hansan family.   When any of us has a birthday we mark the event with a multitude of cards in all shapes, sizes, and sentiments.  Some are funny and others are serious but taken together they capture the full range of the heart’s emotions. I’m sure this is not unique …

We have a tradition in the Hansan family.   When any of us has a birthday we mark the event with a multitude of cards in all shapes, sizes, and sentiments.  Some are funny and others are serious but taken together they capture the full range of the heart’s emotions. I’m sure this is not unique …

Thinking Outside the Box
By Paper Checkoff Tags imagination recyclable

Suppose you had just hollowed out a Swiss mountain for your home and wanted to install a guest room that reminded you of a medieval library.   What material would you use?  How about cardboard? That seems to have been what ...

Suppose you had just hollowed out a Swiss mountain for your home and wanted to install a guest room that reminded you of a medieval library.   What material would you use?  How about cardboard? That seems to have been what went through the head of Jeroen van Mechelen of JVM Studio, a Dutch architecture and …

Suppose you had just hollowed out a Swiss mountain for your home and wanted to install a guest room that reminded you of a medieval library.   What material would you use?  How about cardboard? That seems to have been what went through the head of Jeroen van Mechelen of JVM Studio, a Dutch architecture and …

What I Learned at Domtar
By Paper Checkoff Tags environment books

I always learn something new when I visit a paper mill.  Recently I traveled to Bennettsville, South Carolina to see Domtar’s Marlboro Mill, which I learned, is the newest paper mill in the country.  It was built in 1990, which ...

I always learn something new when I visit a paper mill.  Recently I traveled to Bennettsville, South Carolina to see Domtar’s Marlboro Mill, which I learned, is the newest paper mill in the country.  It was built in 1990, which also tells me there hasn’t been a lot of new paper mill construction in the …

I always learn something new when I visit a paper mill.  Recently I traveled to Bennettsville, South Carolina to see Domtar’s Marlboro Mill, which I learned, is the newest paper mill in the country.  It was built in 1990, which also tells me there hasn’t been a lot of new paper mill construction in the …

Using Digital to Sell the Future of Paper
By Paper Checkoff Tags digital paper and packaging industry

I’ve written about how magic sometimes happens at the convergence of paper and digital and this funny French commercial is an excellent example.  Le Trefle, a toilet paper brand from the Italian paper manufacturing company Sofidel, produced this brilliant commercial to ...

I’ve written about how magic sometimes happens at the convergence of paper and digital and this funny French commercial is an excellent example.  Le Trefle, a toilet paper brand from the Italian paper manufacturing company Sofidel, produced this brilliant commercial to show that there are no digital alternatives to some types of paper. What’s interesting about …

I’ve written about how magic sometimes happens at the convergence of paper and digital and this funny French commercial is an excellent example.  Le Trefle, a toilet paper brand from the Italian paper manufacturing company Sofidel, produced this brilliant commercial to show that there are no digital alternatives to some types of paper. What’s interesting about …

Paperboard and Corrugated Working “Behind the Scenes . . . Below the ...
By Paper Checkoff Tags recyclable

My house is covered in paperboard! The interior looks like an industrial version of Christmas morning with everything from heavy cardboard on my first and second floors to the waffled containerboard swaddling the just delivered bathroom cabinet. After 38 years, ...

My house is covered in paperboard! The interior looks like an industrial version of Christmas morning with everything from heavy cardboard on my first and second floors to the waffled containerboard swaddling the just delivered bathroom cabinet. After 38 years, it was time to update the main bathroom and this became another occasion to notice …

My house is covered in paperboard! The interior looks like an industrial version of Christmas morning with everything from heavy cardboard on my first and second floors to the waffled containerboard swaddling the just delivered bathroom cabinet. After 38 years, it was time to update the main bathroom and this became another occasion to notice …

Just a “Scrap of Paper”
By Paper Checkoff Tags hand-written communication achievement

If anyone suggests to you that paper plays an inconsequential role in geopolitics, remind them that one hundred years ago in August the only thing stopping the world’s great powers from annihilating each other was a “scrap of paper.” The ...

If anyone suggests to you that paper plays an inconsequential role in geopolitics, remind them that one hundred years ago in August the only thing stopping the world’s great powers from annihilating each other was a “scrap of paper.” The Treaty of London signed on 1839 by Britain, France, Russia, the German Confederation (and others) …

If anyone suggests to you that paper plays an inconsequential role in geopolitics, remind them that one hundred years ago in August the only thing stopping the world’s great powers from annihilating each other was a “scrap of paper.” The Treaty of London signed on 1839 by Britain, France, Russia, the German Confederation (and others) …