March: Stuff in a Box

March’s collaborative project between myself and Kristin at Space Paste Press was a lighthearted, fun assignment. Time was an issue due to some traveling between the two of us but that only meant a shorter execution period. The theme: Stuff in a Box (or enclosure) Basically, any sort of book project we had in mind […]

One Book Many Interpretations: Second Edition

As mentioned earlier, I submitted an entry for Chicago’s, One Book Many Interpretations: Second Edition, exhibit. I rebound Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies, which is a compilation of nine touching stories of Indian people either living in India or the United States. While I was out of the country a couple of weeks ago, coincidentally […]

PBI Catch Up

There has been much time between my last post and this one but it is all for good reason. First, I’ll fill in on the time I spent at PBI (Paper and Book Intensive). I will have a hard time doing justice to the two great weeks I spent with so many amazing people so […]

Paper and Book Intensive

This year’s Paper and Book Intensive is in Saugatuck, Michigan on the Oxbow campus. I will be participating in the two week long workshop (starting Monday) for the first time. I have heard great things about PBI, and I cannot wait! I return in two weeks, so I will share some photos then.

Nag Hammadi

As part of my pursuit to learn the historical strucutres of bookbinding, I’ve turned to J.A. Szirmai’s book The Archaeology of Medieval Bookbinding. It has been described to me as being a dense read, but moving at the snail’s pace that I am, it is not bad at all. As I read through each chapter […]