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A Book Artist in a Concrete* World

Every time I produce a new book I learn something new. Usually, this new thing is a handy trick for tight registration, or a hard lesson about the perils of … Continue reading

December 10, 2018 · 1 Comment

Radiant Republic: Printing Complete!

After six months, I have cleaned the press for the last time. My final run on The Radiant Republic: the book cloth for the box lid. It is a relief … Continue reading

November 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

RAGE SALE

Are you angry? So am I. The Address is only $45 until election day. Every dime goes to the ACLU and The Southern Poverty Law Center. Follow this link to … Continue reading

October 11, 2018 · 3 Comments

Kickstarter Time!

The Radiant Republic is underway. I am mixing ink, making plates, cutting paper, cranking the press. I am ordering wood, commissioning molds, making mockups for laser cutters, sourcing cement. I … Continue reading

October 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Paper, Wood, Cement, Glass

I am finally ignoring everything else and printing this book. What is this book? A little history: Like many people, I have recently been thinking about the flexible and vulnerable … Continue reading

May 21, 2018 · 2 Comments

Workshop in Oakland June 4-8

Hi all! I’ll be back to update you shortly about my new book (almost press ready!) but I hope you can forgive this quick plug first. I am only teaching one … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

This Book is Now: work in progress interview

I am pleased to direct you to this post from This Book is Now, the blog of Red Butte Press at the University of Utah, featuring the project I am … Continue reading

December 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Hamilton Circus (and a new Shift-lab edition)

I traveled to Wisconsin with two of my Shift-lab collaborators recently  and spent a magical a week at Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. I have a lot to say … Continue reading

December 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Something is brewing

Here are some things I’ve been thinking about this year: the nature of truth, when true things become untrue things, fairness, essentials, basic forms, how things change between conception and … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · 5 Comments

The Address

Hello from the Dallas airport! I am here waiting for a perpetually delayed plane to San Francisco, on my way to the Codex Book Fair and a reunion with my … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · 3 Comments