Some announcements and a short story

Tonight or tomorrow morning (depending on your time zone) I’ll close my shops for about a week, and it is the last chance to profit from my summer special on Etsy, where I am offering my travel journals with a worldwide free shipping deal. I’ll be leaving soon for the book arts fair in Chemnitz, […]

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Collaborative BEST book arts project

Yesterday I mentioned using banana paper for a new book, and now I want to show off the finished book. It is my contribution to the collaborative BEST book arts project; I wrote about the project before (here and here). The book has signatures created by 5 different people, one also made by me, all […]

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Tutorial: Indirekt Gluing

Today I glued this Banana paper to book’s board. The paper is very thin and fragile. If you brushed glue onto it directly, it would probably tear under the stress with the added moisture, and even if you were really careful, the glue would most probably sap through to the other side. One way of […]

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Two Books for Levi Strauss & Co.

On July 6th I received an email: Hey there I hope all is well with you, and that you don’t mind me emailing out of the blue. […] My client is Levi Strauss, the jeans brand. They’re working on a fascinating project right now that involves the creation of some beautiful, unique journals, and asked […]

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Featured

While I am writing down my story about working for the Levi Strauss company recently (they first asked me not to blog about it, and today finally gave their o.k., that was why I was promising all the time to talk about what I did in July, but never started to tell you) – err, […]

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