This time we return to our Booker Prize bindings series to discuss the binding of A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam which was created by Tom McEwan. Tom is an award-winning bookbinder and the first Scottish guest on our podcast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We invited Andreas Maroulis, a Greek bookbinder currently living in the UK. Andreas won an award at the Designer Bookbinders Competition recently with his binding "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
We return to Lucía Farías Villarreal to discuss different bookbinding styles and watch her show us some of her bindings. At the end of this podcast, Lucía takes us for a brief tour of her workshop. Please check the timestamps below to see all the styles of bindings Lucía showed us.
Designer Bookbinders UK prizes are awarded in 15 categories including four prizes in two categories that are considered to be the most important of them all: The Folio Society Set Book and The Clothworkers Open Choice Book.
Kaija Rantakari is a poet, bookbinder, and book artist from Helsinki (Finland). In this episode of the iBookBinding's Podcast, we discuss her artist's books. And try to find that line when an object isn't a book anymore. Is there a line of that sort, anyway?
We already shared two parts of our talk with Dimitris Koutsipetsidis, a bookbinder from Athens (Greece). This time Dimitris takes us for a tour of his studio and shows us some of the tools he makes.
We return to the design bindings made for the shortlisted books of the Booker Prize in 2020. This time we talk to Lori Sauer about her work with the book Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste (Canongate Books, 2020).
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.