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Category Archives: How I do things.

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

Back to Work.

For several months now I’ve been consumed by the minutiae of a new new job in Alabama. How do I ship this box? Where do I get that form? Where … Continue reading

December 1, 2016 · 6 Comments

Ok, where was I?

Sometime in mid-July I put the breaks on a massive and ridiculously complex edition. Seven months later, here I am shaking off the dust and nervously starting up again. And … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · 7 Comments

Give the Gift of Magnetism

I ask you, is there anything nicer, anything more luxurious, than a magnet clasp? The subtle, whispered “whump” of that lid landing with just the right pull? Drop that glass … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · 14 Comments

It’s that time again

Coming up fast on MADE Brighton next weekend. Hundreds of vendors selling their handmade wares. I will be there, overflowing with journals and notebooks and boxes. In addition to making, … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 4 Comments

Divide my heart, an ode to my favorite tool

I found a gem at a car boot sale last weekend. Just look a those beauties! Only £6! What a score! And here is our topic today, ladies and gentlemen: … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · 29 Comments

Not Just for Harnesses Anymore.

Hey there book nerds! What needle do you use? A few years ago my friend Kirin introduced me to my all-time fave, the gauge 19 harness needle. I immediately threw … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Inset label, anyone?

Last week a package arrived from Macy Chadwick in California. Inside? Book cloth, sample components, instructions and magnets for a set of boxes I am making to house our Shift-lab … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 4 Comments

Excavation #2: Point of View

I’m in Los Angeles in the middle of a visit to the Otis College of Art and Design this week to give a presentation at the Otis Book It Symposium … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

Excavations

I’m digging through old notes today to gear up for a talk I am giving on Sunday afternoon at the Otis College of Art and Design. (Are you in Los … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 6 Comments