Is it wrong to buy a book at a low price when you know its real (high) value? How do the street book sales in Bucharest and Sofia look like? What's special about the book market in the Hague?
The second part of the episode with Stepan Chizhov acting as a guest is dedicated to more technical aspects of how iBookBinding works. We talk some nerdy stuff about 3d-printing in general and about making money with 3d-printing.
This is the beginning of several talks we dedicated to antique book markets in different European countries and cities. We start with some book markets in Moscow and the Netherlands (mainly the market in The Hague).
iBB Podcast #9.1 – Stepan Chizhov – Origins, Studying at AAB, and Making & Selling Tools to Bookbinders
This time Pavel decided to snatch the role of the main host and made me the guest of iBookBinding's podcast. We talk about how my interest in books and bookbinding began, study at the AAB, and the process of making tools for bookbinders.
Our book scanning cradle for smartphones and DSLR cameras was just updated to the Mark V version. Besides some minor changes, the most important thing is that the whole structure is almost perfectly stable now!
Our guest is Mark Cockram, a book artist, teacher, and bookbinder from London, UK. Mark is the owner of the Studio 5 Book Arts. This time Mark takes us for a tour of his workshop and shows some of his bindings.
Our guest is Mark Cockram, a book artist, teacher, and bookbinder from London, UK. Mark is the owner of the Studio 5 Book Arts. We talk about his early career, teaching, and experiments with structures and materials.
Our seventh guest is Sophia Siobhan Wolohan Bogle, a bookbinder and book restorer from Ashland, Oregon. With her project Save Your Books, Sophia is also spending a lot of time educating people about book repair and restoration!
One of the latest additions to our shop, a 4-in-1 corner mitering jigs and a straightedge. A tool of this sort was requested by a customer. And after a bit of thought and experimentation, I made this design.
Our guest this time is Ingeir Djuivik, a graphic design teacher, and an award-winning hobbyist bookbinder from Norway. We have already talked to Ingeir not once on our website, but this is the first video interview we made with him.
For the fifth episode of our podcast, we invited a marbler from Saint Petersburg, Russia. Katy Ebru showed us several marbling patterns right during the recording - you can see them in the first part of the video. This part is dedicated to Q&A.
For the fifth episode of our podcast we invited a marbler from Saint Petersburg, Russia. Katy Ebru talks with us about her path to becoming a marbler and shows several marbling patterns right during the recording!
I have recorded five episodes of iBookBinding podcast to date, and four of them are already available for watching and listening on different platforms (find links below). I like the experience quite a lot and hope this podcast will last for quite a long time!
Our podcast's guest is Rita Udina, a book and paper conservator from Barcelona, Spain. Rita shows her fantastic studio, we talk about her projects, and answer questions that were sent by our followers!