July 17, 2014

What is an Artisan Book?

May 27, 2014
"Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."

— Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

May 6, 2014

first mÿm collection in the works.

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April 16, 2014
"For it seems impossible to talk of love and letting live, and if we are left to live, we are not usually loved."

— Alain de Botton, Essays in Love

March 7, 2014

Gene Mahon a London based bookbinder.

March 3, 2014

travel size sketchbook;
stitched on ramie bands;
japanese end paper;
japanese leather;
and initials engraved.

March 3, 2014

Massimo Vignelli on designing books.

February 28, 2014

The Bookbinder by the University of Porto.

Bookbinding the Portuguese way.

February 26, 2014

Book Hive, made up of 400 old out-of-print hardback books and plywood components, has been built to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Bristol library. The hive is made up of hexagonal frames with movement sensors that react as people walk past, making the pages of the books rustle and creak.

More on this gorgeous installation here

February 24, 2014
Anathema

a book curse or denunciation added to a manuscript or printed book by a scribe or sometimes owner.

February 23, 2014

Craig Jensen, one of the world’s greatest living bookmakers.

February 20, 2014
mÿm in motion.
japanese paper.
st armand paper
fabriano paper.

mÿm in motion.
japanese paper.
st armand paper
fabriano paper.

February 11, 2014
binding on japanese leather straps and rami bands.

binding on japanese leather straps and rami bands.

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January 31, 2014
"We are all more intelligent than we are capable, and awareness of the insanity of love has never saved anyone from the disease."

— Alain de Botton, Essays in Love

January 23, 2014

humbling: The Known Universe by the American Museum of Natural History.

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