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French Paper: The Road to 150

  • Creative Works 516 Tennessee Street Memphis, TN, 38103 United States (map)
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French Paper is hitting the road with tons of design goodies in tow. Come out and help them celebrate 150 years of business. 

Join us in welcoming the legendary French Paper Co. to Memphis on their nationwide tour celebrating 150 years in business.

Come have a drink, hear from Brian French, and explore the gallery full of design goodies from the past 30 years of French Paper. 16 x 20" offset print by CSA Design included. with ticket purchase.

 16 x 20" offset print by CSA Design included.

16 x 20" offset print by CSA Design included.


From French Paper:

"As we approach our 150th anniversary we have started to gather and reflect on past printed materials and promotional items. Seeing everything together, we knew this collection was too cool to keep to ourselves and that we had to bring the collection back to the people that made it all possible.

With that, The French Paper Road to 150 Tour was born. An exhibit made up of 30 plus years of historical items will be traveling around the country, piloted by the French family themselves. City by city, the Road to 150 Tour will bring new meaning to the term work and turn.

The design and print communities are truly the reason that French Paper is able to reach this goal, so we are dedicated to taking this tour as far and wide as possible."


About the Speaker

Brian French

Prince of Paper at French Paper

French Paper Company has been manufacturing paper for more than 140 years in the same community of Niles, Michigan. Today, Brian represents the sixth generation of the family-owned company in an industry known for corporate acquisitions and shutdowns. French Paper is one of the last small, independent mills in America, and keeps going strong by focusing on quality, consistency, and design.


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