Big Jump Press

Put down that mulled wine immediately. We are making bookcloth today.

Happy Holidays! Here, put on this apron and stop drinking. We’ve got work to do. We’re making our own bookcloth today, so tell your family to get lost and let’s … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · 60 Comments

How a horrible Ikea couch became a bookbinding tool.

For the last twelve months, I have lived with the worst couch in the world. This is a couch whose sharp, plywood corners could give you a concussion; a couch … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · 40 Comments

Designing ze Deluxe Edition. ooh la la.

Of the total edition of 75 copies of this new book, the first ten will be a “deluxe edition,” special copies that are housed in a more elaborate way. Until … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · 8 Comments

I will not make another blue book, so help me god.

New mockup (with slipcase) and Hot Damn! Let me just say that the moment I gave up on my weird attachment to buckram everything about this binding started looking a … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · 6 Comments

Shocking Bookcloth Decision

I am back in the UK! I devoted yesterday to finishing off another mockup so that I could improve on the binding plan for the new book. Above you can … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · 8 Comments