Creative: Doodle Time

Postcards going out… I’m trying to make something, create something, write something or print something every single day. Not for any purpose other than making. No attempt to gain fame, audience, following or money. Doodling. Not drooling, DOODLING. Big difference. … Read More

Creative: Documentum

The guy known for deleting his social media is posting about a publication dedicated to Instagram. But hear me out. One of my rubs with IG has always been how people consume the images. Typically it’s firehose style as opposed … Read More

Creative: Sicily B&W with Lorenzo Princi

As many of you know, the past few years of my creative life have been all about collaboration. In keeping with that trend welcome “Sicily B&W.” A partnership with Lorenzo Princi. These are my images, but Lorenzo is the man … Read More

Creative: Blurb Tips 0007 P&E

Don’t get me wrong. I love print. But I also know that “E” books are a very strategic, cost effective tool that is a completely different experience, and if you aren’t making them I will do my best to shame … Read More

Print: ebb+ by Chloe Ferres

I’ve featured Chloe Ferres here before and I’m sure I will do so again. She makes great books. In fact, a book we did together last year, with Andrew Kaufman, was recently up for a book of the year award. … Read More

The Ten Minute Book

I posted about this little book before, but I’m back in Australia, so this book was once again on my mind. This is a ten-minute book. From dreaming it up to uploading. Just for fun. Let the software do some … Read More

Inertia 240

Now I’ve really done it. I’ve made another sample. Maybe I went too far this time? Haven’t you ever wanted a 240-page magazine that is so thick and heavy it kinda feels like a book? I wanted one, so I … Read More

Creative: Thirty-Six/Three

How great is this? A photo-essay in the mail, in postcard form. Two sets, one a single image and velum cover. The second a full essay. This production is brought to you by Wim Jansen in Hamburg, Germany. “Thirty-Six/Three” is … Read More

Latin America Trade 5×8

I posted about the 8×10 version of this book here, but I didn’t show the original book which led me to the “massive” mini trade books in the first place. So here it is! I THINK this baby was lifted … Read More

August by Tobin Walton

Tobin Walton dropped this little baby on my doorstep, and for this I say “Thank you!” A handmade Zine titled “August, Meditations and Meanderings from the month of August 2015.” Typewritten title page, handmade illustrations, ink on paper, a handmade … Read More

Blurb Tips 0002 Make a Sample Book

MAKE SAMPLE BOOKS. I can’t really paint or make art of any kind. But I do, or at least I try. From time to time I make something that I think “Hmm, that might be okay,” and then I show … Read More

Blurb Tips 0001 Forget What You Know

I would have never made a series of twenty books, all costing $2.49 per, had I followed what the industry and tradition told me to do. Forget what you know and start over with a clear and open mind.

Print: New Magcloud 8-Page Promos

Back when I was working as a photographer I had a constant stream of printed pieces leaving my office. I did micro booklets, oversized magazines, single image print pieces, etc. I had a database of those I wanted to work … Read More

Read: More Postcards

I’ve told you how much fun it is to make postcards. More evidence. I have my system down, which you can see in an earlier post, so I can bang out a set like this in minutes. This is the … Read More

Print: Then There Was None

I’m on a Zine tear. The proud father of this baby is Nicholas Firan who is a Brooklyn based photographer and designer. This thing looks DAMN good. I’ve had it for a few weeks now and have looked it many … Read More

Read: On Sale, The Lost Rolls

After many months of work, The Lost Rolls is now in print form. Both book and magazine to be exact. Why two publications? Let me explain the thought process. This project is atypical. Lost film dating back twenty-five-years is discovered, … Read More

Print: New Shifter Promo 50-Pages

This is a remake of the original Shifter promotional piece. The original was 24-pages and was headed in the right direction but didn’t go quite far enough. I’m not sure this one does either, but at least I’m beginning to … Read More

Print: Pottergate Portraits, Mick Buston

I love receiving things in the mail, so a few days ago, when I cracked open the box, there sat a gift from Mick Buston. Simple, clean, to the point. A trade book, 5×8, softcover. A dedication page, to the … Read More