Folders presented here are samples offered by museums, specialty stores, companies and schools in Japan and Asia.
Japanese Art Samples
Classic Shibui folders from Japanese museums.
Famous Japanese Poet & Calligrapher Mitsuo Aida
On left, Aida wrote: - Happiness is always decided by your own heart, On right, he says: The road - you make your own road, you open up your own road, the one made by others will not be your own road (1924-1991)
Timeless Beauty of Japanese Paper Exhibit
2 small folders with cherries and berries. Commemorate folder using classic designs from the special exhibit of Japanese paper at the Suntory Museum in Tokyo.
Japanese Woodblock Print Samples
Prime examples of Japanese woodblock prints of Kabuki actors and beautiful women c. 1793-4, Kabuki actor: Toshusai Sharaku. Japanese woman in red checker kimono by Kitagawa Utamaro.
Mount Fuji Sample
Famous Red Mt. Fuji Print from Hokusai's 30 views of Mt. Fuji Collection.
A Perfect Gift Set
An A4 standard folder with a companion smaller size folder makes a perfect gift set.
On left, this folder was used as a key merchandise to commemorate an anniversary of a famous samurai in southern Japan. On right, a commemorate folder from a special exhibit at Suntory Museum in 2009 - Kiyokata's Nostalgia (Kaburaki Kiyokata [1878-1972] a painter who loved the quintessence of Edo, a master of the Modern Japanese style painting.)
Water lilies in Giverny: Dream like quality of Monet's Nympheas at Giverny takes full advantage of the luminous quality of the the folder.
Van Gogh & Gauguin
The dramatic image of the Starry Night lends itself to another visually striking folder sample. Gauguin's vibrant image and rich colors makes another wonderful folder.
For the conservation minded users
Ten-year-old Miho Museum folders still being used.
Printed with a musical score—for music lovers
Japanese Popular Culture Samples
Dragonball Z Sample Folders printed with the popular Japanese anime manga series.
Japanese Anime Series
Doraemon, the Robot Cat, Popular Japanese Manga series featuring a robotic cat named Doraemon.
Japanese Children's Folder Collection
Cuteness in Japanese Culture
The popular Edamame character printed in a endearing design, Kawaii!
A sample image of the flat envelope folder
Exquisite gem taking advantage of the folding technique and graphic design.
Envelope Folder Sample
The gusseted Envelope folder is 3/4" thick to handle weightier materials.
A5 Double Fold Folio
A sample image of a custom folder using a famous Hokusai's floral print.
Corporate Folder Samples
Divider Folder Sample
Overlaying three layers of prints on divider pages can produce a wonderful effect.
Divider Folder Sample
Clever design that showcase the wonderful effect of overlaying three layers of prints for this type of folder.
Special Exhibit Series
Set of folders to promote Emile Galle special exhibit at Suntory Museum, Toykyo.
Brochure with 2-Pocket Folder Sample
Offering flexibility in presentation of materials.
These folders started out as carrying bags, after tearing off the top and edges, it becomes a letter-sized folders.
Flowering Plants of Summer and Autumn
Silver foil insert makes the folders look dreamy. From the Tokyo National Museum Collections
Wind God and Thunder God design in a transparent folder vs adding a gold foil insert from the Tokyo National Museum collection