Category Archives: Design

Friday Night Flicks: The Shibayamas by Giancarlo Shibayama

This flick is a bit longer than I usually post, but The Shibayamas is a larger undertaking than many artists’ books. It contains a history of emigration —personal, familial, and cultural— that seems appropriate in this time of mass migrations … Continue reading

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More of the #99DayProject and a Sneak Peak

I am getting very close to the end of my #99DayProject with only eight days left after today. Here are this week’s squares.

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Fifteen Days Left

I have come another week closer to finishing my #99DayProject, with 84 days completed. Here are this week’s squares.

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Week 10 of my #99DayProject and a bit about gradients

Ten weeks into my 99 day project I am still enjoying the challenge of coming up with a new design daily. The one below is for today and was inspired by the setting first quarter moon seen through smoke haze. … Continue reading

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Seven Weeks or Forty-five Days

I have completed seven weeks of my #99DayProject, or 45 squares. I will show the squares in a moment, but first I am pleased to announce that my one-of-a-kind artist’s book The future isn’t what it used to be has … Continue reading

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Another week of cutting little squares, and some other things

We are waiting for rain, which influenced the square for today in my #99dayproject.

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DIY Cabbage Pie (Again)

This is a slightly adapted re-post from 2016. If you have read this before —and possibly made either the book or the cabbage pie— you might want to skip to the end for a new recipe: David’s Thin and Crispy … Continue reading

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R is for Red

The February #areyoubookenough challenge word is Red. I tried —and failed— to come up with something based on Retired, Extremely Dangerous. I made a small red text-less book about words instead.

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Unsquare Dance

I finished my entry for the #areyoubookenough_recycle November challenge.

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The Final Box (and a gift of flowers)

I finished the final prototype for the blue boxes this week. (In the box industry it’s called a Reverse Tuck End with friction fit tabs.) I designed it with the flaps on the sides of the lid because the box … Continue reading

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