Category Archives: bookbinding

MaiNichi Mushroom Issue #2 Update: Casting Shiitake Sensei.

Work progresses on MaiNichi Mushroom Magazine. I’d hoped to have Issue 2 ready before now but got stuck with details about taxonomy. How much detail to include? How much to leave out? How to make it interesting? I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Tokyo Art Book Fair 2015: Q & A with Marc Tibbs

Name: Marc Tibbs From: San Diego, California Time in Japan: 3 years Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts How long have you been making books? I took a book binding course my senior year college in 2011 and have been making book … Continue reading

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Stab Bindings and Book Preparation for Tokyo Art Book Fair 2015

I’m producing way less of each type of book this year and trying out different types of books. One of my inspirations is fellow Art Byte Critique artist Marie Wintzer. Her handmade books are unique works of whimsical art. You … Continue reading

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Tokyo Art Book Fair 2014: Interview with Book Artist Young-ju Choi

I have another Tokyo Art Book Fair interview from Korean book artist Young-ju Choi. I purchased one of her books, Make a Guiess. It is a lovely type or riddle book using different textures and cut-outs which interact with the … Continue reading

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The Days After the Art Book (af)Fair. Tokyo Art Book Fair 2014 Review

The 2014 Tokyo Art Book Fair (TABF) has come and gone. It took a lot of work to get ready for it, and it was an intense three days but I enjoyed all of it. Now I just have to sort … Continue reading

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Tokyo Art Book Fair 2014: Interview with Tanya Tanaka

The Art Book Fair starts today! I finish up my interview series of Art Byte Critique Members with Tanya Tanaka. Tell us a bit about your background. I’m half British and half American, but I have spent virtually all my … Continue reading

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Tokyo Art Book Fair 2014: Interview with Dai Oinuma

The sixth interview in the Art Byte Critique Group series for Tokyo Art Book Fair 2014 is with Dai Oinuma. Dai studied at Rhode Island School of Design. Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m from Japan. I usually work … Continue reading

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