Providing educational resources and opportunities for all individuals involved in book and book-related publishing.

Events & Announcements

49th Book Show |Accepting Submissions

Enter your best book designs in our highly acclaimed book show competition.

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PPN Post and Updates / November 4, 2020



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Creating Books in 2020, The New Normal, with Kelly Booth

Interview with Kelly Booth, Creative Director, Ten Speed Press By Jennifer Durrant Our world has shifted in significant ways since the pandemic emerged in March. Then the needle moved even further away from “before” to a whole new normal in June with Black Lives Matter protests erupting across the nation. As a freelance book designer […]

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Creating Books in 2020, The New Normal, with Jelani Memory

Interview with Jelani Memory, Publisher and Author, A Kids Book About By Jennifer Durrant Our world has shifted in significant ways since the pandemic emerged in March. Then the needle moved even further away from “before” to a whole new normal in June with Black Lives Matter protests erupting across the nation. As a freelance […]

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MECHANICS’ INSTITUTE | Virtual Tour of the Mechanics’ Institute

November 25, 2020

If you are a new, long-time, or prospective member the Virtual Tour of the Mechanics’ Institute will orient you to our building, include an overview of our history and mission, and outline our current services and the benefits of membership.

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AIGA SF | Leading with Compassion: Porch Portraits

December 2, 2020

Relationship Design is a creative approach to driving business and social value focused on building relationships with customers, employees, and the community. It considers the connections a person has with other people in their life, the ongoing relationship they can have with a company, and the relationships people have with their wider community and planet.

Join our Salesforce Design Team for this deep dive into one of the four mindsets of the practice, compassion! We will showcase how we’ve been able to acknowledge the humanity of colleagues and customers, and approach collaboration with a supportive attitude during this challenging year.

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BAWiP | Virtual Queer Affinity Group

December 2, 2020

This recurring social hour will be a safe space for queer people who identify as women to socialize, network, and support each other through the day to day of our professional and personal lives.

 

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SFCB | Shelter in Studio Virtual Tour: Kitty Maryatt / Two Hands Press

December 3, 2020

While our online workshops and events are helping us to connect with our community, we also miss chatting with people about projects and processes that keep our hands and minds engaged. Join us in our online series of studio visits with SFCB staff, instructors, and friends where we open up our studios and take part of our lunch break together. Grab a sandwich and stop on by.

DECEMBER 3rd: Join us for a tour and chat with Kitty Maryatt of Two Hands Press (Playa Vista, CA).

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