Shanty Bay Press at Codex 2011

Canadians Walter Bachinski and Janis Butler of Shanty Bay Press, located north of Toronto, exhibit their books and broadsides at Codex Book Fair this month.  Page spreads and pochoir illustration from some of Shanty Bay’s books, such as Virgil’s Georgics,...

Russell Maret at Codex 2011

At the Codex Book Fair in Berkeley this month, Russell Maret and photographer Annie Schlechter show Æthelwold Etc.(2011), and Prometheus Bound (2007), the tragedy of Aeschylus translated by Henri David Thoreau with smoke drawings by Maret. A Roman Inscription on Santi...

Vladimir Zimakov at Codex Book Fair 2011

Russian-born book artist Vladimir  Zimakov is happy to see that the trade press is looking in on what fine presses and book artists are doing. The biennial Codex Book Fair in Berkeley is a great place for designers to get inspired! Zimakov holds up his lino cut print...

Electric Works at Codex 2011

Electric Works dunce caps at Codex Book Fair from Suzanne Ahearne on Vimeo. Richard Lang of San Francisco’s Electric Works gallery (with co-owner Judith Selby Lang) talks about artist William Wiley’s “One Size Fits All” dunce caps at Codex Book...