This January in the capital city of Estonia Alexander Vasin and Natalia Velchinskaya have produced a new course – Tallinn Laboratoria. Alexander and Natalia are creators of many typography and book design courses, both in Moscow and abroad. This time they’ve brought a group of students to study in a local print house Labora Tallinna Paber.
Almost a month ago Designer Bookbinders award winners were announced. iBookBinding has already posted an interview with Glenn Malkin — he had received Folio Society prize for the Set Book. Today we invite you to read an interview with Piotr Jarosz. A Polish bookbinder now working in the UK. He graduated from the University of Arts and works now as a bookbinder in a workshop in Сentral London. Continue reading →
Winners of the Premio a las Mejores Encuadernaciones Artísticas (an award presented for the best artistic binding by the government of Spain) were announced recently. The book of choice this year was a Spanish edition of the Marks of Identity (Señas de identidad) by an award winning author Juan Goytisolo. The book depicts Spanish society in the quarter of a century that follows the Spanish Civil War. Structure of the book is not a standard one, with whole sections entirely without punctuation. Continue reading →