About Carriage House Paper

Carriage House Paper LLC, located in Williamsburg - Brooklyn New York, houses our showroom for handmade paper, papermaking supplies and equipment, and is our teaching and papermaking facility. 

Donna Koretsky

Co-founder and owner of Carriage House Paper; BA in Art, University of California/Santa Cruz. Donna has done field research in papermaking techniques in Japan, Korea, Nepal, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and throughout Europe. She is also the director of the International Paper Museum.  Her sculptural works have been exhibited internationally, and are in many private collections. Donna writes the column “Along the Paper Road…” for Hand Papermaking newsletter.

Monel Reina

Studio manager of Carriage House Paper; Monel graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 2019 where she received her BFA in furniture design. There, amongst the traditional building materials of wood and metal,  Monel also experimented with making functional and sculptural furniture pieces with paper pulp. She is interested in continuing this exploration into the structural properties of paper.

Devon Reina

Studio Assistant at Carriage House Paper; Outside of Carriage House Paper, Devon is an abstract painter living and working in Brooklyn, New York. He holds a degree in Product Design from Parsons School of Design which aids in his multidisciplinary approach to art. 

Elaine Koretsky (1932-2018)

Co-founder of Carriage House; A.B., Cornell University. Elaine authored/edited six books and numerous articles dealing with technical or historical aspects of papermaking and produced 17 documentary films. She was involved in field research in traditional papermaking throughout the world, and is fondly referred to as the modern day Dard Hunter.