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Trip to Leatherwise

On our last day of vacation in California, we made a stop in Santa Cruz. We had some time to kill before our flight, so out of curiosity I did what I do - I performed a quick internet search for any kind of bookbinding supplies in the near vicinity.And...victory!
30 Sep 2018 Read more

Trip to Japantown

After visiting the American Bookbinders Museum, we headed over to Japantown. Most Japanese immigrants to the United States arrived via San Francisco.According to Wikipedia, there used to be 43 distinct Japantowns in California, but that number has dwindled down to three. In addition to San Francisco, you can find Japantowns in both San
27 Sep 2018 Read more

The Art of the Fold: Albums

This post is the sixth in a series detailing my adventures working through Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol‘s new book, The Art of the Fold: How to Make Innovative Books and Paper Structures. Today's post focuses on the structures in chapter four, Albums. Only one more chapter after this!If you’re new to
25 Sep 2018 Read more

The Art of the Fold: One-Sheet Books, part 2

Today marks the fifth entry in my series of posts detailing my adventures working through Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol‘s new book, The Art of the Fold: How to Make Innovative Books and Paper Structures. This post focuses on the remaining structures in chapter three, One-Sheet Books.If you’re new to
21 Sep 2018 Read more

Trip to the American Bookbinders Museum

Over the summer, I spent a week in California with my family (a real vacation - yay!). I was fortunate enough to visit The American Bookbinders Museum in San Francisco. I visited the museum back in 2009 when Tim James ran it. It has since moved into a gorgeous space and
19 Sep 2018 Read more

The Art of the Fold: One-Sheet Books, part 1

Welcome to the fourth entry in my series of posts detailing my adventures working through Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol‘s new book, The Art of the Fold: How to Make Innovative Books and Paper Structures. This post focuses on half of the structures included in chapter three, One-Sheet Books. By the
17 Sep 2018 Read more

The Art of the Fold: Blizzards

Welcome to the third entry in my series of posts detailing my adventures working through Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol‘s new book, The Art of the Fold: How to Make Innovative Books and Paper Structures. In this post, we'll look at the structures included in chapter two, Blizzards. This chapter
13 Sep 2018 Read more

The Art of the Fold: The Accordion, part 2

Welcome to the second entry in my series of posts detailing my adventures working through Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol's new book, The Art of the Fold: How to Make Innovative Books and Paper Structures. This post includes the second batch of structures included in chapter one, The Accordion. If you're new to my blog, then
7 Sep 2018 Read more

The Art of the Fold: The Accordion, part 1

Last week I mentioned that I was contacted by Laurence King Publishing, the folks putting out Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol's new book, The Art of the Fold: How to Make Innovative Books and Paper Structures. I was asked if I would help spread the word about the book - no brainer.So, just like
2 Sep 2018 Read more

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