Making Handmade Books
100+ Bindings, Structures & Forms
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|Format: ||Paperback / softback, 256 pages|
|Other Information: ||full colour throughout, includes diagrams, includes photographs|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 March 2011|
Bookmaking is more popular than ever and this book makes the craft available to everyone. Beginners will soon be on their way to folding, gluing and sewing handmade books in a variety of styles. This title includes photographs of the author's own books; this collection is sure to inspire. In the digital world, books may seem like an endangered species, but bookmaking is more popular than ever. Thanks to the 100 ideas in this volume, the craft is now available to everyone. In as little as an afternoon, beginners will be on their way to folding, gluing and sewing handmade books in a variety of shapes and styles, from rolled scrolls to Jacob's ladders, folded flexagons to case bindings. Complete with photographs of the author's own master books and statements by more than 40 established book artists, this collection is sure to inspire.
About the Author
Alisa Golden's work is collected by such institutions as the New York Public Library; the Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the V&A. She currently teaches at California College of the Arts, San Francisco and the San Francisco Center for the Book.
25.15 x 21.34 x 1.78 centimeters (0.53 kg)|
15+ years |