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Just under the wire

I am on the bus to Heathrow. (I am posting this from my phone. I know people do this all the time, but I feel like a star trek doctor … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

A Race to the Finish

The mad dash to finish this project before I head back to the States continues! Four more prints are finished and trimmed, including “The clothespin causes someone to remember something,”  … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Progress Report: Labels Printed

A short but sweet update today. Spent yesterday on the press printing labels for the book and the box. I am reusing plates from the interior of the book. I … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

And that is why you don’t rush

After a long break I am back on the press this week. Having a forcible separation from the printing of this book has done me (and it) some good. When … Continue reading

August 25, 2012 · 7 Comments

Designing ze Deluxe Edition. ooh la la.

Of the total edition of 75 copies of this new book, the first ten will be a “deluxe edition,” special copies that are housed in a more elaborate way. Until … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · 8 Comments

I will not make another blue book, so help me god.

New mockup (with slipcase) and Hot Damn! Let me just say that the moment I gave up on my weird attachment to buckram everything about this binding started looking a … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · 6 Comments

I guess I’ll just fold some things.

Ink Spot Press, (where I am printing my book,) is hopping this week with letterpress summer school. (I am teaching bookbinding summer school in a couple of weeks, see here … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Shocking Bookcloth Decision

I am back in the UK! I devoted yesterday to finishing off another mockup so that I could improve on the binding plan for the new book. Above you can … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · 8 Comments

OCAC: Books Accomplished.

The artists’ books are done after a marathon week-long workshop at the Oregon College of Art and Craft! The three presses were humming all the time and some planning was … Continue reading

August 5, 2012 · 7 Comments

Wells Institute Day Four: Books Are Actually Happening

  Every press in the Wells type shop was humming today, even the creepy one that I don’t like. These books are actually coming together. Look at the image above, … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · 1 Comment