Creativity

December 21, 2022

Three fun napkin folding ideas for your Christmas table

Any regular reader of the Business Optimizer blog will know how partial we are to an attractive origami project. We love these fun ideas for bringing […]
December 9, 2022

Christmas gift wrapping ideas

We’re always on the lookout for beautiful papercraft ideas, but we also all want to be more sustainable – especially during the holiday season when we […]
November 2, 2022

Folded with a kiss: Sensuous origami artworks

We’ve featured some amazing artists who work with paper, here on the Business Optimizer blog, including numerous Origami masters. The folded paper creations of Polly Verity, […]
October 27, 2022
Paper for comics

The best paper for comics

The popularity of comic books has endured for nearly a hundred years. Today, the genre is booming, with graphic novels of popular titles appearing as well […]
October 11, 2022

3 Amazing Science Experiments that Require Only Paper!

Here’s a selection of some of the most brilliant science experiments you can run at home – for your own enjoyment or that of your kids! […]
September 15, 2022
Agatha Christie

How letters play a role in Agatha Christie’s best books

The Business Optimizer team loves nothing more than a handwritten letter. We’ve explored in the past how many authors developed their craft in letters. British mystery […]
July 18, 2022
Perfect greeting card

How to make the perfect greeting card

What never fails to make an emotional connection? A handwritten note simply can’t be beaten! If you need to say something extra special, why not make […]
July 4, 2022
Kids' holidays

How to keep your kids amused during school holidays

When you’re working at home but the kids are off school, it can be hard for everyone to get their needs met. Business Optimizer considers some […]
June 6, 2022
Next generation paper

The next generation of paper straight out of Hogwarts

Scientists in the UK are working on the “next generation” of paper. They think it could bring fantastic new innovations to the publishing industry. How boring […]
May 6, 2022
Mothers' Day paper gifts

Beautiful Mothers’ Day paper gifts

On May 8th, it’s Mothers’ Day in the USA. Here’s our pick of some of the most beautiful gifts for you to show your appreciation this […]
April 20, 2022
Pen and paper games

The best pen and paper games

Have you got a favorite office icebreaker? If you have, its likely it involves a pen and paper – since these simple tools are always close […]
March 11, 2022
Why design thinking matters

Why design thinking matters

Over the past twenty years, design thinking has been infiltrating school and college curriculums around the world – but there’s still a lot of confusion about […]
February 28, 2022
Interview with ajg

Interview with comic book illustrator António Jorge Gonçalves

António Jorge Gonçalves was born in 1964, in Lisbon, Portugal. He has a degree in Communication Design from Escola Superior de Belas-Artes in Lisbon, and an […]