Bindings

Plainly Spoken
Plainly Spoken exhibit entry, 2013.
Bound in calf, stenciled with acrylics. Silver foil stamped title. Sewn on linen tapes with natural dyed flax thread, hand sewn silk end bands over a parchment and alum tawed leather core. Cover window lined in parchment, moveable basswood gears with acetate transfer secured with brass rods and metal brads. Black Ink decorative endpapers.
Clamshell box covered in Iris book cloth, lined in Black Ink decorative paper lining with ribbon pull tab. Silver foil stamped leather label.

 

Fantasy & Nonsense
Fantasy & Nonsense, Rocky Mountain Chapter Guild of Book Workers Exhibit, 2012.
*Second place winner
Sewn on laced linen tapes, hand sewn endbands, covered in painted tissue mounted on cotton, Japanese endpapers, embedded electronics (LED Lights, Aniomagic Sparkle programmable chip, conductive thread, hot glue, battery). Housed in a clamshell box covered in Iris book cloth, Cave paper, and Levant cloth with three spare batteries.

video of book “turned on”
find out more about this piece here

 

Interpreter of Maladies
One Book Many Interpretations, 2011.
*Best Binding in its category
Bradel binding with paste cloth, hand stenciling, and gold stamped titles. Housed in a slipcase and chemise.

 

Coptic C
Paper and Book Intensive, 2011.
Leather, paper, papyrus, bone.
Historical structure based on the Egyptian models from the 6th century.

 

Set of Six
2011
Set of blank books custom made for a client.
Computer illustrated covers, cloth, paper, foil stamped titles and spine numbers, hand stenciled endsheets.

 

Travel Journal
2009
Recycled maps, paper, cloth over laminated boards.

 

Architecture Sketchbook
2009
Hand stenciled with acrylics on Iris book cloth.

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