The Art of the Marbler

May 2017

Exceptional craftsmanship if filled with wonders which inspire us every day, through books we discover, trips we make, and walks we take around Paris. Here, an hypnotic video about the Art of the Marbler, the bearers of an age-old tradition and makers of unique papers that decorate the most prestigious bibliophile editions.



This archive piece shows that, even though the creation of organic and mesmerizing patterns emerge as a beautiful surprise each time, the eye and hand of the artisan know by heart the shapes in becoming. It is the part of excellence in the craft that fascinates us, for any notion of effort has disappeared, and the magic only remains.