For almost ten years of my life I worked mainly as a graphic designer. Having studied architecture the background was good enough, but most of the technicalities I learned by doing. Papers however, are a whole universe! Most people stick to a few favourites and never try anything else. Which is why if you are planning a carrer in graphic design you need to get your hands on this book.
Fedrigoni, probably currently the top manufacturer of quality papers, has put together a manual that will initiate you to the art of printing on paper. The compact and clear booklet comes complete with paper samples. Yes, clearly this is one smart marketing tool (once a Fedrogoni, aleays a Fedrigoni), but if all advertising were this useful no one would complain!