LA Art Book Fair – Update

For 2018 it was just announced that there will not be a LA Art Book Fair, which is some sad at the end of the year news for the left coast. This has a been a popular event in LA, extremely well attended and a fair that is notable for its diverse publications for sale. I... Continue Reading →

Dual Graphics & Fultone Printing

David Gardner & Ansel Adams (date unknown) copyright Dual Graphics This is one in a series of on-going articles to help photographers understand a bit more about the design and printing intricacies that eventually leads to a creative book object. I recently had the opportunity to work with the design and printing team at Dual Graphics... Continue Reading →

Printing donations for Book design workshop

Courtesy of Dual Graphics & Peanut Press, 2017 photo by Douglas Stockdale I have been asking around to various publishers and book printing companies for some commercial signatures to help illustrate some aspects of my pending Introduction to Photo Book Design workshop. A signature is somewhat foreign to photographers who have not been involved in commercial printing... Continue Reading →

Left coast photobook news: Ruscha at OCMA

Every Building on the Sunset Strip copyright 1966 Ed Ruscha Currently OCMA (Orange County Museum of Art) is exhibiting Pop Art Design and included are a few works by Ed Ruscha, but probably the most interesting to those who enjoy photobooks is a very long display of Ed Ruscha’s 1966 Every Building on the Sunset Strip.... Continue Reading →

Daniel Alexander & Andrew Haslam – When War is Over

Copyright 2016 Daniel Alexander & Andrew Haslam Photographer: Daniel Alexander (born Edinburgh, Scotland, resides London, UK) Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing (UK) Essay: Daniel Alexander Text: English Hardcover book with embossed cover, inserts, multiple gatefolds, sewn binding, four-color lithography, printed in Italy Photobook designer: Daniel Alexander Notes: Towards the end of World War I in 1917, the United Kingdom made a decision... Continue Reading →

Ara Oshagan – Mirror

Copyright 2015 Ara Oshagan Photographer: Ara Oshagan (born Beirut, Lebanon, resides Glendale, CA, USA) Self-Published (USA) Essay by Ara Oshagan Music & Lyrics by Gor Mkhitarian Text: English & Armenian Hardcover exposed boards with tipped in image, sewn binding, four-color lithography, printed in China Photobook designer: Ara Oshagan & Varoujan Hovakimyan Notes: Ara Oshagan and his self-published... Continue Reading →

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