Zó Project

Traditional Vietnamese Handmade Paper

Who we are

Zó project is a social business which preserves, supports and expands Vietnamese traditional paper and its making technique in a sustainable and creative way

Join Our Workshops

Our workshops contain calligraphy, bookbinding, jewelry making, and paper fan making, watercolor, lantern folding… Come make your own unique art works with helps from our professional today.

Support Our craftsmen

Our aesthetic and practical products are 100% handmade by crafters at Suối Cỏ Village through traditional and environmentally friendly means, but we need your help for sustainable developments.

plan a day trip with us

Want the most authentic papermaking experience? Join us for our one-day trip to Suối Cỏ Village.  

Media and Us

Social enterprise Zo wants to find a new way to keep the tradition alive. Its founder Hong Nhung is creating a demand for the paper by finding modern uses

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Matthew Jenkins, The Guardian, 31/3/2015


Do (poonah) paper, used to make the famous folk painting Dong Ho, has been given new vitality thanks to an art project created by a young NGO employee, Tran Hong Nhung.

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Vietnam News, 6/2015

Thanks to Zó Project’s initiatives, do paper is now no longer an ancient thing found only in some documents or articles on history and culture; instead, people now can touch and even smell it, and see how amazing it is with their own eyes.

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Ngoc An, Thanh Nien News, 6/2015

By producing notebooks, postcards, calendars and several different types of rough, robust paper that artists can use as canvases, Zó project helps support the livelihood of impoverished villagers and preserves a forgotten but invaluable art.

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BBC Travel

What People Say About Us

Amazing little shop with unique workshops. Great way to spend the morning making earrings and book binding. The staff is extremely friendly and accommodating, and there are many unique gifts.
Chanel A.
Zo paper is famous for its high quality. I recommend this workshop if you are a paper lover, it is a must-see destination for you in Hanoi. The Zo team then uses the paper in the creative creation of many products
Sue Nguyen
The Christinas
Beautiful shop in a unique setting. Felt the sense of authenticity as soon as I walked in. Passionate and knowledgeable staff educated me on the process of making Vietnamese paper.
Balraj Randhawa

Visit Us

  • 72 Trần Nhật Duật, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
  • zoproject.info@gmail.com
  • +84-366602928