Born from a passion for all things paper and design,
Mabuki is a line of stationery inspired by auspicious symbols of the East.
In a world where people are being gobbled up by digital noise,
it’s easy to take paper for granted and forget how refined of a medium it truly is.
After thousands of years, the use of paper feels natural, bringing you back to nature
and the true essence of quiet.
The Koi (or carp) fish is associated with good fortune, success, prosperity, longevity, courage, ambition, and perseverance.
The Lotus is an ancient symbol representing eternity, purity, divinity, and is widely used as a symbol of life, fertility and rejuvenation. In Vietnamese culture, the lotus represents long life, health, honour and good luck.
The Moon Gate (or circle) is a traditional architectural element found in Chinese gardens. The circle is a symbolic image of the moon representing birth and renewal. Other representations include the cohesiveness of family.
Rice is an ancient symbol of wealth, success, fertility and good health.
Lanterns symbolise joy, celebration, good fortune and longevity. They also play the role of protectors from evil.
Chinese Coins are strong symbols of wealth and prosperity.
Mandala means “circle” in Sanskrit. Mandalas are made up of balancing visual elements symbolising unity and harmony.