1. A Birth of a Book - Pointe Shoes


    from Alon Hetzroni / Added

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    Book artist Ido Agassi making the book Pointe Shoes with poems by Ronny Someck. The process involves hand setting of the type, letterpress printing & innovative hand made binding. The book contains…

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    • Coralie Bickford-Smith—A Series Woman


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      As an in-house designer of Penguin Books, Coralie Bickford-Smith creates incredible designs for popular book series that have attracted worldwide attention. Working with sumptuous materials and Victorian…

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      • Patience


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        Randi Parkhurst, paper artist and bookmaker demonstrates her creation, PATIENCE. Film produced by Glowing Heads of Olympia Washington. Original music provided by Laura Inserra.

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        • Hong Kong Craftsman : Siuyuett the Bookbinder


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          --- --- -- ---- -- -- --- About the documentary: With 10+ hours of footage edited down to 5 minutes, the documentary is so hi-fi that makes it looks like a mini movie. Directed by Calvin Li,…

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          • Rob: Letterpress 101


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            Traditional crafts are championed in the Digital Age. Letterpress artist Rob gives a primer. You can read Part 1 of Rob's essay entitled "A Brief History of 557 Years of Letterpress and Typography"…

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            • Bucharbeiten / Book-Art


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              Examples of the works of the german artist Christine Litke with explanations of the meanings behind her works and the used materials. In this case presenting her favorite book-arts.

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              • Rob: Heidelberg Press


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                20th Century printing machines are very present. Rob introduces us to the Heidelberg Cylinder Press. You can read Part 2 of Rob's essay entitled "A Brief History of 557 Years of Letterpress and…

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                • Rob: Typeface


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                  We say upper and lower without knowing the true origin. Rob explains the cases. You can read Part 5 of Rob's essay entitled "A Brief History of 557 Years of Letterpress and Typography" at http://fortnightjournal.com/rob-lomascolo/404-typeface.html Original…

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                  • Pictures for Conversation


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                    • Tansu Gothic


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                      Tansu Gothic is a compelling work that challenges the notions and boundaries of book arts. From the first encounter, a sense of mystery is conveyed by the almost fortress-like architecture that is…

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