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Artist talk available to stream

Hello Blog Friends. I recently spent 45 minutes talking to some lovely people at the San Francisco Center for the Book about a recent project. If you’d like to see … Continue reading

April 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Now Available to order: The Radiant Republic

Big Jump Press is pleased to announce the release of The Radiant Republic, a new artist book built from language found in Plato’s Republic and Le Corbusier’s The Radiant City. … Continue reading

January 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Breathing room + Deadlines = Honest to God Artwork

A long break in teaching since the holidays has given me the breathing room to think and design. The book I am producing with Shift-lab is really moving forward now. … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

Clearing the Decks

I am ready to move forward. I am ready to make something new. I am ready, I am ready, I am ready, but the tiniest bindery in the world is … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 10 Comments

Edition Binding 101

I am often asked how long it takes me to make one book. It is an impossible question to answer and I often seem evasive or befuddled when I try. … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 18 Comments

Bookbinding Now Interview

An interview I did in early November with Susan Mills for Bookbinding Now is now available to listen to online. Would you like to hear it?

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Now available for purchase: Fond, Fond Deluxe, and ten prints.

Fond, the newest title from Big Jump Press, is an investigation of our impulse to collect and preserve small, valueless objects. Casually assembled over the course of years, these objects … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Race to the Finish

The mad dash to finish this project before I head back to the States continues! Four more prints are finished and trimmed, including “The clothespin causes someone to remember something,”  … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Boxmaking Boot Camp

This week marked the end of the boxmaking class I’ve been running at Ink Spot Press. Over three Tuesday evenings, each of my dedicated box making companions knocked out three … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

Post #74, In which I clean a Vandercook press

If you want to use a press, you have to clean a press. This is the cruel truth of the letterpress world. A printer should be able to clean a … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 6 Comments