We have something special for you! This time, we invited some of our previous guests to discuss what was happening to them and their projects since the last time we had a chance to talk. Rita Udia, Mark Cockram, and Ingeir Djuvik discuss their projects and we have some nice laughs all together. Hope we can cheer you up just a bit =)
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00:00 – iBookBinding Holiday Special begins!
00:52 – Latest updates from Rita Udina
01:46 – 17th-century book with a hidden cover
05:14 – Talking to Mark Cockram about the archaeology of the book
05:49 – From a 17th-century plague to our modern pandemic
06:44 – ‘Christmas decoration’ in Mark’s studio and his classes in recent days
09:14 – Lockdown limitations in Catalonia and their influence on Rita’s work
11:37 – Recent Mark’s projects and how this year influenced the processes
12:44 – More buried books
13:29 – Ingeir Djuvik joins the talk
14:14 – Recent Ingeir’s projects
16:22 – Three guests and three absolutely different workshops – new tools and gadgets
24:27 – Using the Little Giant for back paring
29:51 – Mark’s experience with the Booker Prize bindings
34:45 – What design binding is?
37:32 – Binding a book on such a short schedule
41:24 – Making books for the Designer Bookbinders UK competition
44:41 – Unique designs for copies of the same book
48:39 – The process of creating a design binding
51:26 – Design binding as the alchemy of bookbinding. Unique style vs. repetitive style
55:18 – Using traditional elements in experimental bindings
58:16 – Books that tell more than the story that’s written on the pages. Things we find in old books
1:00:09 – Binders bringing their life experiences to their bindings
1:03:20 – The importance of errors
1:12:56 – You can never finish your education
1:18:11 – Cultural appropriation and seeing yourself in others and other cultures
1:24:28 – Mark’s experiments with the traditional Asian formats of books
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