A Paper Tasting is a curated assortment of writing pads. Like wine tasting, you can try various kinds of paper and find your favorite pen friendly paper. Each tasting includes paper descriptions and a paper classification table so that you can learn more in depths information about paper made in Japan.
Translucent Vol. 1
- Includes: 3 types of translucent paper notepads (B7/A6/B6)
- Each notepad has 25 pages
B7 size : Glassine
A paper made from chemical pulp. By applying heat and high pressure, it gets the smoothness and density to produce its translucency. Because it has food safety, it is used as a package of medicine and food.
A6 size : Tracing Paper
A translucent paper that is made by processing finely beaten chemical pulp. As the name indicates it is used for tracing drawings, but is also used in lighting fixtures.
B6 : Kinshachi
In Japan, jumpaku-roll paper is most commonly used as wrapping paper. It is also used in 365 day calendars and small gift bags. It has a glossy surface and a scratchy back. This unique texture is very typical of paper made by the Yankee machine.