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Environmental protection, a matter of sustainable determination!

A new international certification now rewards ARCHES®’s constant commitment to the protection of the environment and sustainable development. The Arches paper mill has long included socially and environmentally responsible practices in its manufacturing process. In keeping with those commitments ARCHES® has recently earned SCS Recycled Content certification.

Caleme, a fascinating artist, fascinated by paper

Caleme or Caroline Le Meur, is a French artist who was born in Alsace and grew up immersed in the world of paper since the family business involved selling paper. She began her artistic career as a fresco painter. Caleme then went to live in China where she enriched her artistic techniques, in particular learning the paper cutting arts from masters of the traditional techniques.

LUXE PACK, the luxury packaging show

At the end of September, Monaco hosted LUXE PACK, the premier international trade event in the luxury packaging field for over 30 years. Every year, the fair brings together manufacturers of creative packaging from more than 30 different countries.

2 “Hot Ones” awards!

Our 2 new digital fine art papers, ARCHES® 88 and ARCHES® BFK RIVES® Pure White, have been selected by the Hot Ones’ buyers guide which appears in the US Professional Photographer magazine. It is a huge honor for ARCHES® to be featured in the Hot

ARCHES® 88 paper

Why number 88? 88, which we find in the watermark of this ARCHES® art publishing paper, is the code number of the Department of the Vosges in France. The town of Arches is situated in the Vosges, in the heart of a papermaking region. ARCHES®

Murmure des Mousses, an art book for children

Murmure des Mousses, written by the French author Karin Serres, is a very unusual piece of work. Aimed at babies and very young children, it consists of two French texts which can be read together or separately, depending on the child’s level of understanding.