About our company

Richard Aldorasi

As an international jazz musician, the exposure to several folk arts directed his attention to the visual arts and
in 1989 he founded the Philadelphia Handmade Paper Company / World Art Project.

In 2009, he established “ebru richsilk designs and “Create Your Own Silk Scarf” turning his focus entirely too
silk fabric marbling.

He has since continually conducted hands-on programs and workshops in papermaking, Turkish (ebru)
and Japanese Suminagashi marbling. As a working artist for over 40 years, his talents go unsurpassed in

handmade paper and silk marbling.