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with Kel Troughton Design your own original typeface in 10 weeks! During this 10-week online course (meeting on Monday evenings from October 2-December 11—no meeting on November 20), you will create your own original typefaces as you gain an understanding of the methodologies and software used to produce high-quality digital type. The primary goal of […]
The OPEN • SET 2025 Competition & Exhibition is an event in the United States featuring finely crafted bookbindings. Sponsored by the American Academy of Bookbinding, it is designed to encourage both new binders and professionals and is open to binders around the world. We invite you to participate!
with Rüdiger Schlömer Explore basic typeknitting techniques and plan your next holiday knitting project using Knit Grotesk and other custom hand knitting fonts. Over two weekends (Saturday-Sunday, November 18, 19, December 2 & 3), learn to knit a monogram, name tag, instagram meme, poster, scarf, pullover, or blanket during this online typeknitting workshop. Use your […]
Instructor: Lang Ingalls If you have never taken a bookbinding class before, this is the class for you. In this a one-week class, you will produce several structures where you will develop the fundamental building blocks of bookbinding.
Dr. Amy Gore, assistant professor of English at North Dakota State University, will discuss the connections between books, bodies, and Indigenous book history at the release of her latest monograph, Book Anatomy: Body Politics and the Materiality of Indigenous Book History (University of Massachusetts Press, 2023). From a book’s “spine” to its “appendix,” bibliographers use a language […]
Are you a technical editor, or interested in learning about technical editing? Join a friendly discussion of editing in technical fields. This event is free to attend and open to all editors.
The San Francisco Chronicle #1 bestselling author Obi Kaufmann of the canonical California Field Atlas returns with an epic, forward-looking exploration of the state’s arid eastern regions. The Deserts of California: A California Field Atlas blends science and art in Kaufmann’s signature style to throw into relief ecological insights greater than either might yield alone. Through expressionistic mapmaking, wildlife renderings, […]
with Dorothy Yuki Use your old publications (and ours) and turn them into Paper Gems. In this 5-hour in-person workshop, learn to make fun lightweight jewelry, boxes, and more with paper publications you no longer need, read, or use. Dorothy will take you through the process of creating unique, handmade holiday gifts using very few […]
Join bookbinder–and marbler–Deborah V. Thomson of Echo Art Bindery for a look at marbling techniques on fine bindings. Deborah has a diploma in fine binding from the American Academy of Bookbinding where she studied with Don Glaister, Peter Geraty and Monique Lallier. She learned marbling with Regina St. John of Chena River Marblers. In this […]