Who are we?
paper republic is based in Vienna, Austria and was founded in December 2012 by Jérôme Bacquias. We develop and create our products in our office and factory, located in the Kunstanal, a community project for start-ups, designers, artists and artisans located at the heart of Vienna's Jewish neighborhood.
Our products are crafted in Vienna, either in our factory, or by artisans and partners based Vienna and/or Hungary. We proudly collaborate with some of the best paper mills and paper artisans, leather tanneries, printing and bookbinding companies.
Our notebooks and travel companions are sold in +80 carefully selected shops worldwide such as the Conran Shops in London and Paris, and we have created custom editions for renowned art institutions like the MAK, the Kunsthalle, the Kunsthistorische Museum and Haus der Musik in Vienna, as well as numerous companies worldwide.
What all started as a one-man company is now a team of four people and numerous artisans and designers working closely with us. We are a European company with a Viennese flair, a strong love for Mitteleuropa, and international roots. Jérôme, the CEO & Founder is from France; Milan, our finance and project manager is from Germany; Teresa, our logistics manager, is from Austria, as well as Dorian, our graphic designer trainee.