In this series of the Art of Paper Design, we interviewed Origamist and designer of OCO-Origami, Christine Ott. Through the ancient practice of folded paper known as origami, Christine expresses her love and appreciation of the art form with a range of intricately stunning paper designs. Read more to learn about Christine and her eye-catching origami designs.
It’s Employee Spotlight time at Paris! We have an amazing team of talented and dedicated people working for you – our partners, our suppliers, our customers. Their commitment to quality, service, and innovation helps Paris fulfill its promise to always Make it Better!
To help you get to know the people behind the scenes at Paris, we asked our employees some fun questions about themselves! Here is our Shipping Supervisor, Kevin Serad!
What is your carbon footprint? Is that something you ever thought about? Wondering what that means? In its simplest terms, a carbon footprint means the amount of greenhouse gases produced by a particular human activity (CSS University of Michigan, 2020). These activities can mean anything that you do while home, in school, at the office, outdoors and more. Even in your sleep, you produce a carbon footprint. According to the EPA, many of our daily activities cause emissions of greenhouse gases (EPA, 2021), which contributes to our carbon footprint.
Updating your printing practices is an easy way to create more environmentally sustainable daily habits. Making small changes can have a big impact. Printing can be made more sustainable by following the three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Here are some tips on how to apply the three R’s to your printing habits at home and in the office.
Shopping sustainably isn’t easy. It takes a little bit of research and time to consider one’s choices in the process. But keeping these tips in mind can make sustainable shopping less of a hassle and more of a habit.
Nearly 10 years ago, Superman Action Comics #1 sold for over 3 million dollars. That’s a lot of paper for, well, a little paper. If you look at the artwork, it hasn’t aged all that well. By today’s standards, this handywork wouldn’t even qualify for a student newspaper. But it had the unique distinction of being #1. It set expectations, it changed them as well. It wasn’t just the artwork that connected with a generation, it was the messages tucked inside – good versus evil, heroism, random acts of kindness. These aren’t just dust collectors; this is heavy duty stuff!
With Covid and its restrictions, the reading habits of people across the globe (not just in America), social economic groups, racial backgrounds and etc. improved dramatically. Simply because a lot more people were home and their schedules allowed for more time to read a book or two, unlike before.