Category Archives: Bookbinding

Bookmarking Book Art – Louisa Boyd

Through abstraction and symbol, Louisa Boyd‘s art focuses on sense of place and our intrinsic connection to nature. The titles of three of her artist’s book series – Infinity, Landscape, and Mapping – and those of the book art in them – Aether (2013), … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – New England Guild of Book Workers

For 2014-15, the New England Guild of Book Workers have organized a traveling exhibition: Geographies: New England Book Work, its itinerary covering each of the 6 New England states.  Last year, the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), the Wishcamper Center at the University … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Book Arts Newsletter

Published by Impact Press at the Centre for Fine Print Research, UWE Bristol, this newsletter is an important tool, kept honed by Sarah Bodman.  The link will take you to the June 2013 issue.

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Bookmarking Book Art — Fore-edge Printing and Painting: Book Art and the Book Arts Revealed

Chip Kidd’s novel The Cheese Monkeys, designed as well by him, sports a printed fore-edge.  When the book is closed, the fore-edge is blank.  Fanned in one direction, it shows the sentence as seen in the photo below. Fanned in the opposite … Continue reading

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Bookmark — Julia Chatfield’s Scrapbook 1845

Scrapbook – YouTube.  Jay Bachemin, Broadway Photography A young English woman, Julia Chatfield, brought the scrapbook in question to Ohio in 1845.   Gabrielle Fox’s restoration work on the centerpiece and binding of this scrapbook housed in the archives of … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art — Heather Hunter

“Environmental memories,” not just of places but of cherished objects held in the hand, are Hunter’s chief inspiration, and the design of her bookworks is intended through touch, reading and exploration to evoke in the reader “unique feelings that become … Continue reading

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Bookmark — The ABC of Bookmarking

The British Library‘s “Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts” blog is a reliable source of visual delight and provocation to think about the interplay of the print and digital worlds.  It also prompts the application of Ezra Pound’s critical technique of juxtaposing … Continue reading

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