500 Handmade Books A Celebration of Contemporary Book Forms kindle ë eBook 9781579908775

Suzanne J.E. Tourtillott × 500 Handmade Books A Celebration of Contemporary Book Forms text

500 Handmade Books A Celebration of Contemporary Book Forms kindle ë eBook 9781579908775 ì Interest in bookbinding and the related arts has exploded in the past decade inspiring artists to explore the unlimited possibilities of the form—and delighting collectors crafters and gallery ownersE and discerning audience They’ll appreciate the artistry of a finely tooled leather cover embellished with traditional gold leaf lettering; the intricacy of an exotic Ethiopian binding with a show stopping open spine; and others that resemble mysterious puzzle boxes or that curl hang and swirl The sublimely talented contributors all put their finest work on display Jeanne Germani’s Cloudspeak sho This collection of photos of handmade books is absolute pleasure to look through although I found that I had to do it in small doses otherwise my senses would be overloadedThe creativity and innovation on display here is amazing I found myself wanting to actually see the books in real life so that I could examine them closelySome of the books were traditional in form but intricate or innovative in materials used Others pushed those norms and were books that didn't seem to be books without a closer lookThis is a book to savour in small bites I may just have to get my own copy rather than look through the library copy

text é 500 Handmade Books A Celebration of Contemporary Book Forms × Suzanne J.E. Tourtillott

Interest in bookbinding and the related arts has exploded in the past decade inspiring artists to explore the unlimited possibilities of the form and delighting collectors crafters and gallery owners Lark’s Cover to Cover has been a bestseller for than ten years and this new and provocative on the page gallery richly illustrated with hundreds of breathtaking photographs will appeal to that same larg this was really neat i don't think i've given much thought to the art of bookmaking in the past so this was a great first look although i do wish some of the entries included pictures and perhaps some background on the artists and the works but overall very refreshing and soothing to peruse through and the works included have inspired me within my own work

eBook 500 Handmade Books A Celebration of Contemporary Book Forms

500 Handmade Books A Celebration of Contemporary Book FormsWcases her own handmade papers made from such varied materials as recycled denim thistle and other plant matter Chris Bivin’s codex style volume features curious tiny found objects One of Laura Wait’s untitled pieces utilizes a handsome raised cord binding to connect a pair of stained cedar covers with abstract aluminum letterforms attachedThe entire collection is juried by the esteemed Steve Mill Chock full of a variety of artist books A nice variety of type In a few cases I wish there were pictures of the inside of the book and there is at least one book that you would just think was a photo if you didn't know it was a bookie probably could have been omitted Not a how to book but still lots of inspiration to be had within the pages of the book