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My Hand // Designing Books

Writing about my own work has become an important part of my practice. It gives me an opportunity to reflect on my designs and techniques in addition to sharing my work with others. I hope these posts will inspire and inform others about the creative world of bookbinding.

Design Bindings:
2019:

2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke // one / two
Happy Abstract by William Blake
La Prose du Transsibérien by Blaise Cendrars with pochoir by Sonia Delaunay-Terk [Re-creation by Kitty Maryatt]

2017:
Feed Sacks: The Colourful History of Frugal Fabric by Linzee Kull McCray
Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino

2016:
The Nightingale and the Rose by Oscar Wilde

2015:
Dune by Frank Herbert // edge decoration / headbands / covering

2014:
Goose Eggs & Other Fowl Expressions

2013:
Field Book of Western Wild Flowers by Margaret Armstrong // one / two / three

2012:
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl
Fantasy & Nonsense by James Whitcomb Riley
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
Little Birds by Anaïs Nin
The BFG by Roald Dahl
The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl
The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin
The Twits by Roald Dahl

Client Work:
2018:
The New House by David Mamet

2016:
Into This World by Natalie Goldberg

2015:
Ye Sette of Odd Volumes

2014:
– clamshell boxes: Almost Home by Laura Davidson
– multi-section slipcase: Charles Dickens Christmas Set
Residence in Bermuda

2013:
– clamshell boxes: Bullet Boxes
Massachusetts Law Review Journals
Three Nyatitis and Talek by Evan Ziporyn and Christine Southworth // one / two
Weggefährten

2012:
Talking to Myself journal
– clamshell box: William Shakespeare Miniature Set

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