The arrival of April Fool's Day also means that it's time for the International Edible Book Festival. Yes, this is a real thing. And it's super cool.This annual event takes place on/around April 1st and it's celebrated worldwide. The premise is simple - create books out of edible materials (a.k.a.
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Happy National Read A Book Day!Yep, it's a thing. Every year on September 6th, we celebrate the collection of written words on paper, fastened together on one side.If you're looking for something to read in honor of this day, why not check out your local library? In case you don't know what
As I've been writing these posts about my trip to Japan, I've become aware of how much it seems like all I did was shop. I assure you, that was not the case. I have to admit that Tokyo was shopping-heavy, but trust me, things changed once I got to Echizen.After my stressful reunion
Welcome to my fifth post in my series of Japanese bookbinding book reviews.I bought this book back in at the Kinokuniya in Beaverton, OR (near Portland). I was in town for the Focus on Book Arts conference and thought I'd swing by the store on my way there.If you decide to
After more than 5 ½ years, I'm finally returning to my Japanese bookbinding book reviews. Since I'm going to Japan this summer (and will likely buy more books when I'm there), I figured that I should present the remaining books in my current collection.If you'd like to check out my previous reviews,
I was delighted to come across a documentary by Hannah Ryu - Epilogue: The Future of Print. I'm convinced that my discovery of this film was a result of having read Requiem for a Book by Llewellyn King (read my reaction to the article). The film makes a strong case for