Time for the big news! On the 1st of April, Stepan and his wife Sofya are moving to France. And that's not some April Fool's Day thing. This, of course, means that iBookBinding is also moving to France =)
In the first part of our talk with Dimitris Koutsipetsidis, a bookbinder from Athens (Greece), we discussed the things that brought him to making books. This time we take it one step further and Dimitris shows us some of his bindings and tells us the stories of the making of these books.
We invited a British bookbinder Hannah Brown to discuss two of her projects. The first one is a binding with architectural motifs she made several years ago. The other is a board she recently made for a Designer Bookbinders' project.
iBB Podcast #17.1 – Dimitris Koutsipetsidis – Coming to Bookbinding via Linguistics & Leatherworking
Our guest is Dimitris Koutsipetsidis, a bookbinder and toolmaker from Athens, Greece. In the first part of our talk, we discuss his early career and the chain of events that lead him to become a bookbinder.
Kate Holland is a bookbinder from the UK. She was one of the seven bookbinders who worked on the six bindings made for the books shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2020. And she was the second person who worked on this binding you saw in the preview (picking up from Derek Hood).
More bindings, amazing boxes, and even some smoke-like marbling on silk by Chena River Marblers. After discussing books, Peter took us for a tour of his enormous workshop! Tools, workbenches, book projects in works -- all this and more!
This time we return to Praxis Bindery, the studio of Peter Geraty. He shows us some of his bindings, discusses techniques, and shares some memories of old projects. In the second part of this podcast, Peter will show even more bindings and take us for a tour of his workshop.
In the second part of our talk Kathy Abbott takes us for a tour of her workshop and shows some of her bindings. We also talk about conservation aspects of her creative projects and Tomorrow's Past — a project she's been a part of for some years already.
iBB Podcast #15.1 – Kathy Abbott – Male-Dominated 1980s, Restoration & Book Dealers, Islamic Bindings
Our podcast's guest this time is Kathy Abbott. A bookbinder, bookbinding teacher, and book restorer (with a conservation lilt). Watch the episode on our YouTube channel or listen to it on major podcasting platforms.
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 Udina, Mark Cockram, and Ingeir Djuvik
Peter was a guest on our podcast recently, and we just published the second part of our talk. Every one of the binding Peter showed us during our talk has bindings has something special about it.
We have another Bookish Talk with a guest today. Ben Elbel was the first person we interviewed on our large podcast, and now he returns to talk about a new tutorial he recently announced.
Peter has been making books since the 1970s. He's a bookbinding teacher and owner of a bookbinding shop not far from Boston, Massachusetts. Meet Peter Geraty, head of Praxis Bindery and Director of Integrated Studies at the American Academy of Bookbinding in Telluride, Colorado.
The second part of our talk with Ivan is suddenly much shorter compared to our standard episodes. But I'm sure it will be interesting to watch anyway! Our guest shows his tabletop press here and shows many of his prints.