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Alabama Book Arts: the Motion Picture(s)

I’d like to share two short videos about the Alabama MFA Book Arts Program. One was created by experts at Alabama Public Television. The second one was slapped together by … Continue reading

November 16, 2020 · 3 Comments

REF: New from Shift-lab

I am thrilled to announce a new project from Shift-lab. REF is an investigation into the erosion of the physical reference area of the library, and the fundamental shift taking … Continue reading

January 28, 2019 · 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

Radiant Republic: Printing Complete!

After six months, I have cleaned the press for the last time. My final run on The Radiant Republic: the book cloth for the box lid. It is a relief … Continue reading

November 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

The Hamilton Circus (and a new Shift-lab edition)

I traveled to Wisconsin with two of my Shift-lab collaborators recently  and spent a magical a week at Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. I have a lot to say … Continue reading

December 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Trace at 23 Sandy Gallery

At long last, Trace, the Shift-lab project which includes the Marina book and prints I’ve been working on since last July, will be up at 23 Sandy Gallery in Portland, … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fun with Su yields something new

Often teaching gives me an opportunity to see some new and inspiring things. I spent last week with Su Bonfanti, helping her execute her plan for a book project. Su … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

Say it like you mean it.

I am a generally friendly human being. I give up my seat to elderly people on the tube. I smile at strangers. I give money to the Red Cross. I … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · 4 Comments

Spring Bookbinding & Letterpress Workshops

Making Books will make you happy! I’ve finally got a list of spring bookbinding and letterpress courses online, most of them in London and Brighton. I am running a couple … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

I should be printing right now

I did it! After months of printing, last week I finally finished printing the last of these 114 shapes. (The paper on the top, by the way, is just a … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · 5 Comments