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Knowledge is a message in a bottle

Through my project message in a bottle I now have a bit of contact to other people who write or collect messages in bottles. One of those people is James Ismael Kuck aka Peter Stein. Peter has advanced in recent years to the expert in messages in bottles in Germany. Now one of the two publicly funded German TV stations is going to speak with him about the topic. As before on such occasions, Peter asked his friends and acquaintances for contributions, and so I quickly whipped up a little something to go into the bottles: Knowledge. Continue reading

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Jeansbooks final post – Making of and Listing

I have been blogging in great detail about the making of seven Jeansbooks in the past week. If you missed it, you can find Part I here, and Part II here. I stopped at the point where I had cut … Continue reading

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Jeansbooks Work in Progress Continued or Cutting Jig II

Hello once more. I just wanted to show you today’s progress on the jeansbooks. I started this morning with putting together the signatures for the small books. For the bigger ones I put each block together individually, and choosing colours … Continue reading

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Pain and Sourdough

Above you see a journal I made in 2009. It was one of the first I made in a coptic stitch. When I made it I had not heard yet about 2-needle bindings, and thus this one here has a … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle – Hopefully for a while

“Now I try to take it a bit more slowly, but it’s not easy. Being in the studio to get work done is actually the most relaxing I can do at the moment. But I have been sick too many … Continue reading

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A Book for a Change

I made a teeny tiny book today to put into one of my bottles. It measures about 4mm x 5mm and has handwritten text in it. Making a book, even if it was just a small one, was a welcome … Continue reading

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New Print – Woman with Hat

Like always I am burried deep in things that need doing. My homepage needs updating, a new newsletter needs to be written, books reviewed that I bought and received during the festive season, … Yesterday evening I finished the first … Continue reading

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Nachtmahr Box

 Yay! I finally finished this edition of 12 Nachtmahr Boxes. And so here comes the Nachtmahr Box story as promised. There were several reasons why I pushed off from writing this blogpost again and again. For one, it is a … Continue reading

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Erased, a collaboration of Büchertiger Studio & Press and Rucni uvez Zoranoske

I mentioned before that I am working on a piece that is supposed to end up as a book collaboration between Zoran an me. The text is “erased” a poem that I wrote earlier this year. Since I started to … Continue reading

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Exercises

In my last post I mentioned these small little exercises I was going to make into a contribution for We Love Your Books: “Home”. I was going to make a traditional wrap around case for them, and print onto the … Continue reading

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