Monthly Archives: October 2007

faster, higher, stronger paperbacks!

Every time I make a book I try to figure out a better way of doing things. Usually I’m looking for a tighter, more uniform way of sewing or gluing the spine. I’ve been researching new ways to make paperbacks, … Continue reading

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a bite into the paper

I’ve been meaning to post for months about this video, which depicts the beauty and power of letterpress printing like nothing else I’ve ever seen. I think the uninitiated can be mystified by the way printing geeks talk about the … Continue reading

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more boudoir books

I had so much fun making these that I’m rolling out 4 new designs! Each one is one-of-a-kind!

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more fleur-de-lis news

I checked out the Wikipedia entry for fleur-de-lis, and learned that some New Orleans residents have been getting tattoos of the image as a memorial for their Katrina experience. Cool idea.

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fleur-de-lis journals

Finished, in an edition of 4!

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the makery

When I was in Chicago, I met Melissa from the makery, a new shop that’s opening tonight in the Highlands neighborhood in Louisville, KY. It will carry all handmade and independent designs, including some of my books and postcards! Should … Continue reading

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fleur de lis

I’ve been working on designing something with a fleur de lis motif ever since I found this cute little pouch back in my vintage-hound days. I’m almost finished–stay tuned for details!

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