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Author Spotlight: Grace Domecus & Her Design Portfolio
14 May 2017

Author Spotlight: Grace Domecus & Her Design Portfolio

We interviewed San Francisco design student Grace Domecus, who made a portfolio book we really loved. Her project conveyed her personality, skills, and style so well, we asked her to talk a little about her book. What kind of book did you make? How did you decide on size and paper type? I made a portfolio book for all the projects that I have done...

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Spotlight: Photographers on the World Stage
02 May 2017

Spotlight: Photographers on the World Stage

Tristan Hewat founded Shoot The Frame in 2012, giving photographers everywhere a chance to present their work on an international stage. He recently launched a new project, where he gathers the photos of the winners and finalists and showcases the collection in a beautiful book. His plan is to pull together the best photography from the last five years, putting the viewpoints of some of...

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Author Spotlight: Letter Shoppe & Dina Marie Rodriguez
25 Apr 2017

Author Spotlight: Letter Shoppe & Dina Marie Rodriguez

Earlier this spring, we saw Dina’s book Lettering Adventures: Victorian and we were so excited! We also wondered how such an information-packed, useful guide came to be. Dina is inspiring because she found a way, with persistence and hard work, to make her creative passion into her “day job”. We caught up with the author, Dina Marie Rodriguez of Letter Shoppe, to get the story...

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Artist Profile: Flavia Jurca
13 Apr 2017

Artist Profile: Flavia Jurca

Flavia wrote Fun with Food Photography, a little handbook for styling and shooting beautiful food. We’re inspired by how she combines different artistic disciplines into one beautiful project after the next. A designer by trade, a cook by passion, and a photographer by necessity, she shows us the way a single creative passion can grow into many new ones. Take a look at what delights...

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Music and Photography with Bad Seed Barry Adamson
02 Feb 2017

Music and Photography with Bad Seed Barry Adamson

The term “rock star” gets thrown around a lot these days, but Barry Adamson is the real deal. He’s played with seminal bands The Buzzcocks, Magazine, and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. It’s with this latter band—one of my favorites—that coincidences mount up for me around Know Where to Run, the title of his recent LP and photo book. The music and photographs that compose the...

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Author Spotlight: Corey Olds and His Young Storytellers
29 Sep 2016

Author Spotlight: Corey Olds and His Young Storytellers

Corey Olds has a passion for education, innovation, students, and storytelling. He’s combined all these into an exciting program for students in grades 5-8. We caught up with this educational entrepreneur to see how this unique and exciting tribe of Kid Scribes came together: How did you come to be interested in developing young authors? About two years ago, the parent of one of my...

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