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Dan Milnor: Breaking the Rules with Layflat Paper
17 May 2018

Dan Milnor: Breaking the Rules with Layflat Paper

Dan Milnor’s photo books are, among many other things, a record of the people, places, and experiences that have shaped his career. Case-in-point is Peru—a strikingly beautiful photo book that doesn’t always stick to the traditional rules of photography. Here he talks to us about the thought process behind his design decisions and why a Layflat Photo Book can help photographers stand out from the...

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Behind the Book with Julia Nimke
03 May 2018

Behind the Book with Julia Nimke

Julia Nimke is a Berlin-based photographer who spent a year in Adobe’s Creative Residency. She toured Europe in a converted Sprinter van, collecting folktales and shooting isolated landscapes that speak of solitude and simplicity. She’s compiled her images into a new photo book called Folk Tales, which explores the relationship between people, expansive spaces, and the feelings they evoke. We sat down with Julia to...

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Blurb at Artexpo 2018
27 Apr 2018

Blurb at Artexpo 2018

A team from Blurb flew across the country this week to what we thought would be a lovely spring weekend in New York, filled with beautiful art. There was plenty of beautiful art, though it was absolutely freezing—just like summers in San Francisco. Along with 35,000 art enthusiasts, galleries, art dealers, interior designers, and corporate art buyers, we came to the city to attend Artexpo...

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10 Questions with Artist Monica Garwood about Layflat Books and the Creative Life
19 Apr 2018

10 Questions with Artist Monica Garwood about Layflat Books and the Creative Life

All around our Blurb office, we’ve been buzzing about Monica Garwood, a bay-area painter, illustrator, and artist whose gorgeous book of watercolor women stopped us dead in our tracks. When we saw her Layflat version, we wanted another chance to chat with her about the creative life, her work, and how to keep inspiration alive. How have you put your book to work? I created...

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Rekindle Your Creative Fire with Prof. G
19 Apr 2018

Rekindle Your Creative Fire with Prof. G

What does it take to make great work? How do you get your work in front of an audience? Does success come from luck or creativity? We asked Guillaume Wolf  a.k.a “Prof. G”, a French-American born, Los Angeles-based visual artist, author, and instructor at ArtCenter College of Design. He’s a TEDx speaker, and author of the books You Are a Circle, You Are a Message,...

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