Category: Binding

Another Recent Project

Here are a few photos of a 150 page book I’ve just finished printing and binding for a friend. It’s 12.5 x 9.0 x 1.5″ in size, consists of nine hand-sewn signatures and is finished in red Italian book cloth...

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I Want to Win

Recently, I was going through my notebooks from a few years back, from the time I spent two weeks with Enrico Giannini in Florence learning about bookbinding, when I came across a quotation by him. He was trimming the inside...

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Salt Book

Salt is a recent book I’ve been working on for Cy DeCosse. It contains ten images printed on Somerset Book paper with hand-sewn signatures, a silkscreened front cover and handmade marbled endpapers by Steve Pittelkow. The...

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The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Recently I spent a morning at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts with the assistant curator of photographs, Christian Peterson, looking at portfolios and books that have original photographs bound in as I need to figure out a way...

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Multi-Signature Binding

Last night we made a book using 8 signatures with instructor Jana Pullman and collected the paper we’d made the week before with Jeff Rathermel. We were pressed for time as Jana tried to condense what would normally have...

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