Here is the last part of our talk with Richard Minsky, a bookbinder and book artist from the US. Richard takes us for a tour of his studio, shows us some tools and contraptions. The rest of the time we spend discussing some of his striking bindings: more than a dozen of books in total.
Every year, six Designer Bookbinders' fellows are chosen to create six unique bindings for the books shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Our first guest is Mark Cockram with his binding for "No One Is Talking About This" by Patricia Lockwood.
In this newscast, we are discussing a couple of medieval books and finds, a digitized astronomical manuscript from Uzbekistan, and a 20,000-book library, that you can buy with a mansion attached 🙂
We just uploaded the second part of our talk with Richard Minsky. There are many interesting stories told there. Richard describes some of his first bookbinding and artistic projects there.
Stepan has finally forced himself out of his workshop and went to Paris for a bookbinder's exhibition. That was a retrospective of the works of Louise Bescond, a French bookbinder who currently resides in Belgium.
Respecting Local Traditions & Telling a Personal Story with Bookinding – Angaea Cuna [Bookish Talk #20.2]
This is the second part of our talk with Angaea Cuna, a sculptor, designer, educator, and bookmaker who currently resides in Hawaii. In this episode, we talked more about respecting the local traditions, environment, and nature in book art and bookbinding.
This time we invited Richard Minsky to our podcast, a bookbinder, book artist, teacher, and many things more. In the end, the episode became a three-parter, as we recorded with Richard for more than 3 hours.
Both Pavel and Stepan have some experience of visiting inspiring and unusual bookshops in different countries and catering to different audiences. We have also crawled the internet to look for the opinions of other people.
Today our bookish guest is Armina Ghazaryan, a freelance graphic designer interested in typography and branding. Currently, Armina lives in Ghent, and that's where most of the examples of the street typography discussed in this video come from
We return to Jordan Jay Tanner, a bookbinder and book conservator from Kansas City, MO, to talk more about bookbinding, book conservation, collecting books about books, and other things
This time during our live stream we are talking about some samples of Glagolitic script from the 14th century, 20th century, and modernity. That's, of course, besides the news, and some other bookish things!
We are streaming live from Boekkunstbeurs, the Book Arts Fair in Leiden!
That's the first part of our discussion, but we have covered quite a lot here: from Jay's studies and searching for the best path to build his career, to collecting books about bookbinding and spending too much money on book hunting.
This time we found all the bookish objects and themes from the new Dune movie directed by Denis Villeneuve. In this video, we talk about bookbinding, languages, libraries, and handwriting of the cinematic universe of Dune.
This time we do not have a main theme for our live stream. However, we have several smaller themes each one of which is equally interesting in our opinion.