Open Enrollment | Subscribe to Printing Impressions HERE
Follow us on
Sabine Lenz

Making the Grade

By Sabine Lenz

About Sabine

Sabine Lenz is the founder of, the first online paper database and community specifically designed for paper specifiers.

Growing up in Germany, Sabine started her design career in Frankfurt, before moving to Australia and then the United States. She has worked on design projects ranging from corporate identities to major road shows and product launches. From start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, her list of clients included Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Deutsche Bank, IBM and KPMG.

Seeing designers struggle worldwide to stay current with new papers and paper trends inspired Sabine to create PaperSpecs, an independent and comprehensive Web-based paper database and weekly e-newsletter. She is also a speaker on paper issues and the paper industry. Some refer to her lovingly as the "paper queen" who combines her passion for this wonderful substrate called paper with a hands-on approach to sharing her knowledge. 


Fizz Serves Up Promotional QR Coasters - PaperSpecs Gallery

This set of four coasters is a great marriage of form and function, with a splash of technology mixed in. Including a QR code allowed the creative minds at Fizz to really show potential clients how successful marketing is done.

Letterpress is always a favorite of, as is this thick and toothy white pulp board used.

Industry Centers:


Click here to leave a comment...
Comment *
Most Recent Comments: