Pulp Magic: paper

APRIL 3, 2017
#PoweredByPaper Shakes Up High-Tech ‘South By’
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , , , , ,

I have heard for years about South by Southwest in Austin, the interactive festival known for debuting companies that would become household names, such as Twitter and Uber. Two weeks ago, we took the Paper & Packaging — How Life Unfolds™ campaign to “South By” and set up a 100% corrugated booth that featured a curated collection of paper and ...

JANUARY 17, 2017
New Year, New (Organized) You
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , , ,

“Ok, this is the year I get organized.” You may have said this yourself, I know I have. Most New Year resolutions are a triumph of hope over experience but January is still a great time for a fresh start and who can deny a person a little hope as winter settles in? The easiest way to start getting organized ...

DECEMBER 19, 2016
All I Want For Christmas is Pulp
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , ,

It’s getting late and you can’t decide what to get for that special paper and packaging person in your life.  Don’t panic; there are plenty of ideas out there and we’ve already done the legwork so you don’t have to.  Below is our round up of the best paper and packaging gifts of the 2016 holiday season: First up, one ...

DECEMBER 5, 2016
Catalogs Bring Quiet to Christmas Craze
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , , ,

The frantic run-up to Christmas easily makes the Scrooges among us say "Bah, Humbug!" Not me--I think it’s great! There’s nothing like getting lost in holiday music, wishful advertisements, shipping deliveries and endless commotion! There’s another Christmas tradition that I enjoy as much as Christmas cards: holiday catalogs! I turn to these magazine-like pages to find that perfect gift.  Cooking ...

NOVEMBER 2, 2016
History of Voting with Paper
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , ,

When you vote this Election Day, it’s good to remember that you’re taking part in a ritual of democracy with a rich history. The ancient Greeks who not only invented democracy but also the mechanics of voting used to throw small metal tokens marked with their preferred candidate into a jar where they could be counted. The Venetians used small ...

OCTOBER 24, 2016
Your Brain Loves Paper
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , ,

What’s so special about paper? For one thing, your mind and body love it. Humans have evolved a sense of touch so powerful that we easily forget its influence on us. But there’s a growing body of scientific research in the field of haptics that strongly suggests the tangible nature of paper makes it a remarkably effective communications medium. A ...