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PPN Post and Updates / October 7, 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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Call for Action in Publishing | June 8, 2020



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SFCB | Shelter in Studio tour: Grendl Löfkvist

October 29, 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.

This week: Join us this week for a tour and chat with Grendl Löfkvist (Oakland, CA).

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AIGA SF | Design More Mindful Products

October 29, 2020

As important as mindful design is, it can seem daunting and vague. This 45-minute session offers beginner to mid-level designers an actionable process for designing more mindfully. You’ll learn what mindful design is, why it’s important, how project-specific principles can help, and how to identify, define, and present them within any given project. The presentation will be 30 minutes long, leaving 15 minutes for a Q&A. There will also be a free downloadable worksheet provided at the end of the talk so attendees can apply what they’ve learned to their next project.

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SFCB | Haunted Village Pop-Up Book Workshop

October 29, 2020

This is a single-session online workshop.

It’s been quite a year and here’s an opportunity to wrangle some of the craziness into a scary little book. Find out how to create a “haunted village” using an accordion book structure with some playful pop-ups. This format is ideal for incorporating Halloween or Dia de los Muertos imagery which can be added with collage, stamping, ink, paint and cut outs. Make it as scary, funny, political or dystopian as you like, this Zoom class is a safe space to process your 2020 experience so far!

Beginners are welcome; be aware that class will move briskly.

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International Printing Museum | 2020 Virtual LA Printers Fair

November 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020

As much as everyone loves our in-person Printers Fair each year, we need to prioritize the health and safety of our visitors, vendors, and volunteers. So for this year, the Los Angeles Printers Fair at the Printing Museum will be held virtually….

THE GOOD NEWS: instead of just a two day event, the 2020 VIRTUAL LOS ANGELES PRINTERS FAIR will take place for the entire month of November!

 

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