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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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Friday Night Flicks: Martina Flor and Neil Summerour

The Decorata font family created by Berlin-based designer/illustrator Martina Flor and type designer Neil Summerour is featured in the final lettering video for April. From the original text accompanying the flick: For this unique project, Martina created several versions of … Continue reading

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Scatterbrained

I am a bit unfocused at the moment, being without a long-term goal like an exhibition. (It’s also Spring —at least some days—which doesn’t help.) I am contemplating doing one of those #100daychallenge art things on Instagram, but so far … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Aurelie Maron—Chalk Lettering

The theme for this month’s Friday Night Flicks is lettering, beginning with today’s flick featuring the work of typographer and graphic designer Aurelie Maron. The short film by Camille Santiago shows the creation of a ‘chalkboard’ sign.     You … Continue reading

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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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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2020: Day Twenty-four and Colouring Stars

This is the fourth, and simplest, iteration of the December 1st star.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2020: Day Twenty and Some Paper Chains

This is not your traditional paper chain made from strips of coloured paper. This kind of paper chain uses no glue or tape or staples, and can come in a variety of shapes.

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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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Friday Night Flicks: Julie Chen

Another of my favourite book artists is Julie Chen and this Craft in America video introduces her and her work at Flying Fish Press. The film gives an in-depth look at several of Chen’s books. If you would like to … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Coralie Bickford-Smith

I have posted a video from Gestalten previously. That one was about illustrator and map-maker Lucy Engelman. Tonight’s flick features Coralie Bickford-Smith. She is an in-house designer for Penguin Books and specializes in designing covers for series.     You … Continue reading

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