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Book Night at the Type Directors Club


Lauren Panepinto

This is going to be a short post because I am just coming home from the Type Director's Club Book Design Night and it's well past midnight. TDC Book Night is the one night a year most (if not all) of the Book Designers in all the Big Publishers in NYC get together to celebrate their own. And it took a long pandemic break, so this was the first time it's been held since 2019.…

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YESTERDAY’S POST


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Painting with Gold Leaf


Greg Ruth

June 7, 2024 - I don't really have a better word for it yet, and I confess the name is truly wrong for both disciplines... but together they make a kind of sense. I began fiddling with leafing about six months ago, and have continued to revisit it again and again, sometimes in making unique pieces with the leaf, but largely relying upon its natural quality to adorn by utilizing it to embellish special edition prints for DUNE, THE LAST OF US, etc... there's a remarkable beauty to this kind of adornment on existing color work and it certainly fits in with my own preordained love of for flat cutout outs and negative spaces set against really rendered practical art. I am by no means a professionally schooled person when it comes to gold-leafing. OR sumi-e work for that…

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