Sunday, 17 August 2008

first copies for A4 project

here's my Roar issue 01 re-designed with text and an inside fold up and fold out inside poster

and here's RoO's "The Book of a Secret" contribution, with a great tall vertical folding feel

Thursday, 14 August 2008

my easy way of making a case-bound book

When you have all your pages glued (or bound) together, you'll need to measure the height, the width and the thickness of the bound pages. Combine those numbers and numbers shown in the picture, you can make a fairly nice case-bound book. This can be applied to books of any size. and it's really quite easy. Give it a try!

Friday, 8 August 2008

Call for Book artists

The Temple Gallery will host an Artist Book Festival on the 4th & 5th of October 2008

more event news here :

Monkey Tree & Robot


message from Tsz

"I went to Amsterdam last month, you won't believe, I went to a shop, it sells ALL handmade book, from very low cost photo copy to proper bind's AMAZING.
I have been thinking to blog it on ABC, but just not sure anyone can understand my writing, so I left this job for you.
It called BOKIE WOKIE"

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

we love your books

Life is full of happy coincidences, and one of the best ones I've had this month is finding out that a partner in crime during my MA study at BIAD (actually we were a big gang that ran the MA with ruthless efficiency) is now a well established book artist!

for those interested there is a great opportunity to have work exhibited in a weloveyourbooks exhibition next year. For details:

Monday, 4 August 2008

Roo's Package

Hi people! Just received Roo's mega package from Taiwan! 148 books (two missing, I suspect customs pinched two because they're so tasty) 50 postcards, and one box of business cards. These will definitely be going to the Fairs!!

ROAR issue 3