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Block Printing Beyond the Green: A Collaboration between Kleiner Eisbar and Stephanie Hurst

Beyond the Green: A Handbound, Handprinted Project

Written by dennis, in Bookbinding, Paper as Art, Printmaking

Presenting a Unique Collaboration Between Printmaker and Bookbinder. We have exciting news! The Details Fun Facts Each of the forty-five books will be signed and numbered. A total of 1080 pages will be printed, plus the covers. Coptic bindings were probably the first binding when books went from scrolls to codices. Coptic Binding Just About [...]

Happy New Year

Written by dennis, in Personal

“Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero [...]

The Night Life of Trees

The Night Life of Trees

Written by dennis, in Bookbinding, Paper as Art

It’s not often that a book catches your nose, but The Night Life of Trees is one such book and it is one of my favorites. The Night Life of Trees is one of those rare books in the wild that is  made completely by hand. The paper is deep black and finely textured. Each [...]

Preparing for the holidays

What Do You Do In Preparation For The Holidays?

Written by dennis, in Home, Out And About, Personal

The holidays are officially upon us. Of course, this year, retailers really wanted Christmas to be before Halloween, but they’ve yet to be able to alter that pesky thing we all know as the calendar. Share This!

In Honor of Black Friday

Written by dennis, in Out And About

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Bookbinding as a Hadcraft by Manly Banister

Bookbinding as a Handcraft by Manly Banister: A Book Review

Written by dennis, in Bookbinding

If you’re anything like me, you like to do things on your own time and at your own pace. I started bookbinding in 2011 because Krissy and I were getting married and needed a guestbook that wasn’t boring and ugly. I’m not one to throw around words like “art” or “artist” and “fine art” practically [...]

Get out and Vote this Tuesday!

Happy Election Day!

Written by dennis, in Personal

Happy Election Day! We hope that you have taken the time out of your schedule to vote today. If you’ve voted today (or early if you live in an early voting state) then awesome! Good for you! If you haven’t voted, then booo. To thank those of you who have exercised your right to vote [...]

Get out and Vote this Tuesday!

What Do you Say We All Go Vote Tomorrow?

Written by dennis, in Personal

Go Vote Tomorrow. Please. It’s Monday, and nobody likes Mondays. Your weekend is over. You’re back to work. You probably have stuff to catch up on. You’re totally not looking forward to the next five days of this, right? But this Monday is special. This one is a little different than most Mondays. You see, [...]

The Cardboard Bicycle

Written by dennis, in Paper as Art

Paper As Art Welcome to our first showcase of Paper as Art, where we showcase something from the web or elsewhere that fascinates us in some way, shape, or form—with the condition that it’s made from paper. Do you know of something kickass made out of paper, or a phenomenal paper artist? Let us know [...]

Introducing Our Newest Designs

Written by dennis, in Bookbinding, Products

New Books? You Don’t Say! The Cover Designs The Text Block Designs Cheers! —Dennis Where To Find Them http://www.etsy.com/listing/112321260/hand-bound-platonic-solids-weekly Share This!