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
Tag : Japanese craft books
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,
This is the third post in my series of Japanese bookbinding book reviews. This book is one of two that I'll be reviewing by Miyako Akai.Title: ABCs of Making Miniature Books Author: Miyako Akai ISBN: 430927143X Publisher: Kawade Shobo Shinsha, Publishers Year published: 2009 Paperback: 95 pagesAkai came to book
Welcome to the second post in my series of Japanese bookbinding book reviews. If you missed the first post, you can read it here.Title: Make Books and Boxes with Even Greater Ease Author: Yo Yamazaki ISBN: 4579210433 Publisher: Bunka Publishing Bureau Year published: 2008 Paperback: 99 pagesYo Yamazaki was born
Welcome to the first of my Japanese bookbinding book reviews!As I mentioned in my last post, I'm reviewing these books from the perspective of someone who does not know Japanese, but has enough bookbinding experience to be able to learn through images and diagrams.Luckily, I am blessed with not only
Last year I mentioned my interest in Japanese bookbinding books. I'm not talking about books about Japanese bookbinding technique, but bookbinding books written in Japanese. A few weeks ago, I became completely obsessed with the idea of buying books from Amazon Japan (mostly because I couldn't find the books anywhere else).
I'm back from my summer vacation. I've spent the past couple of days cursing my Email, snail mail, and voice mail. All mail can just die. I'm so happy to be home!As I mentioned in my last post about my bookbinding-focused trip to San Francisco, June 5th was set to