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All box all the time

YES. LOOK AT THEM ALL. Our week at the Wells Summer Institute is over and we have had a total box victory. I forgot to count before we packed them … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 5 Comments

We will make boxes. We will make boxes all week. And our boxes will be GLORIOUS.

Did you see all those boxes up there? That was all day ONE. I am back at the Wells Summer Institute and we are BOX MACHINES. By the end of … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 17 Comments

Enter the Type Designer

Hey, you know who’s interesting? My friend Ben Mitchell. Look at that desk for god’s sake. Ben is a type designer, and so his flat is a dangerously geeky place … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · 14 Comments

Life behind a table

Just back from the Bristol Artists Book Event. Every book sale I do I get a bit better at the logistics. Recent additions: black felt tablecloth instead of wrinkled bed … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · 15 Comments

To the Book Fair! (yes, I need three kinds of tape.)

Books, prints, scissors, thread, clothespins, clear bags, bubble wrap, masking tape, sellotape, double sided tape, pins, clipboard, white tags, red tags, price lists, mailing list sign up sheets, invoice pad, … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

To the Lake District!

See you later, suckers! Me and my never-ending cold and low-level exhaustion are getting out of town for the next few days. Yeah, it’s March, so it probably won’t look … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Diagnostic Adventures at the London Print Studio

I’ve been popping in and out of the London Print Studio lately to see what their letterpress situation is. They’ve got a Vandercook SP-20, a beautiful and enormous Boxcar base, … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · 10 Comments

Geneva Book Marathon

Someone give me a bottle of water, a medal, and one of those magical tin foil blankets. And maybe some prize money. This month of travel is over, ending with … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 4 Comments

Late Notes from Pyramid Atlantic

The Pyramid Atlantic Artists’ Book Fair has come and gone! Aren’t you sad you missed it? Here is a tip: For kicks, share a table for two days with the … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

Pyramid Atlantic, here I come

So I’ve been back from Milwaukee for a whole five seconds, so I guess it is time to borrow (steal?) a car and drive to Silver Spring Maryland for the … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · 1 Comment