Silk Thread for Asian Bindings – General Talk, Pictures, and Call for Applications

I have started to work with the book “Japanese Bookbinding. Instructions from a Master Craftsman” by Kojiro Ikegami already in 2014, five years ago. If you don’t know it, you should at least try to take a look at it at your local library. By many it is considered THE book about Japanese bookbinding. Like […]

Interview: Clare Morgan (Curious Inky Me)

Clare and I first met at the Derby Print open in May this year. When I entered the front room at Banks Mills Studios together with the rest of my family, it was she who greeted us, made us feel welcome, and helped us around. Her work is as inviting as she is, her prints […]

Codex Binding with an Asian Look

This year I am participating in Sommerpost (summer mail) a swap project for which I am to make a single signature exercise book, well, 7 in fact, and send them to other participants. I’ll end up with 7 myself, from which we are then binding a book. Because my work will be further used in […]

Interview: Sarah Roach

In my last “feature find” I told you how I met Sarah Roach at various events here in Nottingham. She is a photographer and printmaker whose style is easily recognizable. I came across her work on various occasions in and around Nottingham. Most recently I saw her represented at the Derby Print Open at Banks […]

Feature Find: Sarah Roach

Welcome to my early summer “feature find”. In this edition I want to invite you to take a look at Sarah Roach‘s instagram stream. You’ll find a lot of nature photography, and prints often minimalistic and abstract. The abstraction comes from blowing up images, focusing on small details like a single blade of grass, or […]