Making Handmade Books
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In the digital world, books may seem like an endangered species, but bookmaking is more popular than ever. Thanks to the 100 ideas here, beginners will be on their way to folding, gluing, and sewing books in a variety of styles, from rolled scrolls to Jacob’s ladders, folded flexagons to case bindings. Complete with photographs of master books and statements by more than 40 established book artists.
Alisa Golden's work is collected by such institutions as the New York Public Library; the Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Victoria and Albert Museum. She currently teaches at California College of the Arts, San Francisco, and the San Francisco Center for the Book. She lives in Berkeley, California.
What Others Are Saying
"Golden updates and combines her two earlier books in this introduction to the fascinating world of artist’s books. The combination of bookmaking history and lore, inspiring examples, and useful instruction will pique the interest of crafters." - Library Journal (named one of the Best Books in Crafts 2011)