I am sad to announce that I will be “retiring” from working on books as of this week. I have been in graduate school for two years to study something totally different–divinity school with the aim of working as a chaplain upon graduation–and now is the time for me to more fully transition into my next… Continue reading Retirement
Before: the spine was broken at the joints of this illustrated edition of the Inferno. After: I created new headbands with shirting; new spine with Japanese moriki and airplane linen; sealed and mended corners.
Books drying out, each for its own reason.
This is now the third time I’ve repaired this cookbook (not this particular volume but the publication). Such a great cover. Restored!
This is a wedding album I designed. The material for the album cover is a silkscreened runner, created by the talented bride for the wedding reception. I stamped their initials in gold foil on the cover. The photos, invitations, and other ephemera are inserted in the page and the gold border is drawn by hand. The… Continue reading A Custom Wedding Album