to About Dancing Chiva
A community of printers
and artists dedicated to the preservation of letterpress.
A wonderfully informative
website. Includes the free downloadable e-journal for the bookbinder
and book artist, The
for Book Arts
In New York City. Offers workshops
and much more.
Workshops: A Bookbinders Resource
Out of England, now based in France. Heaps of free information,
excellent bookbinding tools, marbled papers, and more-- plus
offers mentoring at a very reasonable price. Free and very informative
Ombligo del Libro: Encaudernación Artesanal y Restauro
Excellent website and blog by master
binder in Mexico City. See also his blog, Hispanoamérica.
Artes del Libro.
has several shops which offer marbled papers, among them:
A lovely selection of handmade marbled
papers. Ships from Nova Scotia, Canada.
Handmade and signed
by painter Heidi Reichenbach Finley in Indiana, USA.
Publisher of limited
edition artists' books by Julie Chen.
libros de Leonardo
From Jalapa, beautiful hand-made books. Leonardo Cruz-Parcero
also teaches a book binding workshop in Mexico City.
Based in San Francisco, a nonprofit
foundation to "preserve and perpetuate the use of one of
the last integrated typefoundry, letterpress printing, and bookbinding
facilities and to guide it into the future." Owner of Arion Press which makes
limited edition books with original art.
master printer and wood engraver. Books, prints, and broadsides.
Center for Book Arts
Based in Minneapolis. A fantastic
Specializing in esoterica.
In Silver Spring,
Maryland (just outside Washington DC). They offer workshops and
also host an annual book arts fair.
Francisco Center for the Book
Many workshops, and
they sell out quickly!
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