The following Chapters, being intended as a popular summary of a very large and interesting subject, only profess to deal with the most important aspects of that subject, both on its historical and practical side.
This volume contains a selection of extracts of rare books and drawings by the likes of William Morris, Eric Gill. It offers also a few commentaries under the form of text, pictures, drawings, projects and text by Phil Baines, Martino Gamper, Tom Young, Lars Frideen…
It was created and compiled by Adam Chelstov, Jackson Lam, Patrick Lacey (Åbäke) and Jérôme Rigaud (electronest) at the occasion of the DIY Design conference – the 9th conference of St Bride friends. We intentionnaly left inside a couple of extra annotation and instructions.
This book has been produced by the hands of the afore-mentionned Adam Chelstov, Jackson Lam, Patrick Lacey (Åbäke) and Jérôme Rigaud (electronest); it’s a book about making your own book – it speaks about itself and at the same time it’s a valuable guide to book making.