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08 Aug 2017

Dispatches: Interview with Chloe Ferres

Chloe Ferres is going to be a household name. Okay, maybe not in every household, but anyone with design, illustration, photography, or general creativity will know her name. She is a multi-tool player and has done things with her Blurb books that nobody else in the world has done. She is direct in regard to making art and seems to live by one simple rule:...

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24 Jul 2017

Dispatches: The War Photography of Ron Haviv

Ron Haviv is an Emmy-nominated and award-­‐winning photojournalist and co-founder of the photo agency VII, dedicated to documenting conflict and raising human rights issues around the globe. His first photography book, Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal, was called “One of the best non-­‐fiction books of the year,” by The Los Angeles Times and “A chilling but vastly important record of a people’s suffering,”...

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10 Jul 2017

Dispatches: Australian Book Designer of the Year

Zoë Sadokierski is a voice that comes through in surround sound. For ANYONE with an interest in books, design, writing, or blazing new trails this interview is for you. A designer of over 250 books and president of the Australian Book Designers Association, she is at the forefront of all things book culture. Zoë is a maker. She writes, illustrates, designs and publishes on a...

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Pro Photography Tip: Looking for Sponsorship
19 Jun 2017

Pro Photography Tip: Looking for Sponsorship

I’ve spent nearly fifteen years of my life working for companies that photographers approach for sponsorship. Many of my friends also work for similar companies, and my wife has spent nearly thirty years working for companies that photographers approach for sponsorship. So, I’ve got some advice if you are looking for support for your work or project. Here are 6 tips! Speak and write well...

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16 Jun 2017

Dispatches: Interview with Elana Schlenker

Elana Schlenker is a designer and art director with a focus on book design. In addition, she produces a wonderful publication titled Gratuitous Type. What is this thing? In her words, “Gratuitous Type is an occasional pamphlet of typographic smut.” This has to be the best subtitle in history, and this magazine is flat-out beautiful—not to mention filled with the kind of things that make...

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06 Jun 2017

Dispatches: Interview with Frank Jackson

Frank Jackson is a Los Angeles-based photographer known for his narrative stories and whimsical imagery. Frank works primarily in black and white and spends much of his time on the road exploring things that require time, patience and a quiet mind. What follows are my notes from our session. Corner cutter. Handheld embosser. Fountain pen. Paper. Tangibility. Jazz. Good, good Jazz. Such a thoughtful guy....

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