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A carload of letterpress heads to West Dean College

Here are some things I saw while teaching at West Dean College last week. dozens of melons hanging in little hammocks two front-halves of two lions in separate glass boxes … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

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

Ok, it’s starting to feel a bit crowded in here.

This occasionally feels impossible. I’ve got three projects going right now, and all of them have to happen in a tiny bindery under a lofted bed. Without really acknowledging it, … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · 6 Comments

Enter the Collaborator

Meet David Allen. Theoretical ecologist, Biology professor, friend, cousin, collaborator. For several years, Dave and I have met every now and then in hopes of producing a book project. In … Continue reading

January 14, 2013 · 7 Comments

Using the Artist Book Ideation Deck

A couple of months ago, I received an email from Barb Tetenbaum of Triangular Press. She invited me to produce a book for a show at at the Seager Gray … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · 9 Comments

Bring it, 2013

These are my wishes for the new year: 1. Buy a press here in the UK 2. Get a new book underway 3. Find a reasonable dirty gin martini in … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

How to make a collapsible punching trough

Happy Holidays! Who needs mulled wine and a pile of gifts when you’ve got a tub of PVA and a stack of binders board? This year, give yourself the gift … Continue reading

December 24, 2012 · 11 Comments

Edition Binding 101

I am often asked how long it takes me to make one book. It is an impossible question to answer and I often seem evasive or befuddled when I try. … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 18 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