I'm pretty new to papermaking. I make molds, and I really love the idea of 3d-printing them, because it gives a chance to create paper with watermarks so much cheaper and cloth! But I still have to learn a lot about the process.
For several months already I have a 3d-printed papermaking mould at iBookBinding's Etsy shop. And almost from the beginning, I received the same question multiple times: why wouldn't I use a more classic design?
Some of the volumes about book history are marvelous samples of book craft themselves. That's the case with the work of German manufacturer and researcher of paper Armin Renker Das Buch vom Papier.
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. Continue reading →