'Journeys for Water' Catalog (Includes Video)
This week, PaperSpecsGallery.com calls attention to the "Journeys for Water" catalog which teaches Survival Strategies in Urban India and the quest for safe drinking water. The 62-page catalog, designed by the Frog Design tream in San Francisco, presents statistics and uses eye-catching saturated colors to get readers' attention. The paper used, Domtar Lynx, is light and flexible, and the saddle-stitched book also has a folded slipcover that happens to be a poster.
Sabine Lenz is the founder of PaperSpecs.com, 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.