Birmingham events for fall

Birmingham continues to be a hotbed of typographic events and study. Under the auspices of The Typographic Hub there will be a Baskerville-oriented walking tour on October 11 and a showing of the Rich Kegler film about Jim Rimmer, “Making Faces” on October...

More steamroller printing, this time in San Francisco

If you live in the Bay area, your chance to see steamroller printing this year will occur at the San Francisco Center for the Book, on Rhode Island, between 16th and 17th, this Sunday, September 29, from 11 am to 4 pm. Of course, there’s more: craft vendors,...

Irma Boom: fun stuff in Paris

“Irma Boom: L’architecture du livre 2013–1986″ will be at the Institut Néerlandais in Paris, from 17 September to 15 December. In the words of the organizers, Irma Boom (1960) is a graphic designer specializing in book design. In 2010, The New York Times...

Fall of artists’ book seminars in Guadalajara

The elaborate fall program of artists’-book events in Guadalajara will include a series of three-day seminars featuring different artists. Marianna Dellekamp opens September 26-29 and Lucrecia Velez Kaiser concludes November 1-3, with Penelope Downes, Selva...

Kim Merker Remembrance

A crowd of young and old gathered at the Old Brick in Iowa City yesterday, September 15, to celebrate the life of Karl Kimber Merker. He was a superb maker of books, mentor to many, and founder of the University of Iowa’s Center for the Book. Merker died on...