Print: “Havana” by Clay Lipsky

I dig Clay. Yes, did the interview, one of my first at Shifter. Clay is a photographer and designer, a successful one, but what I really like about him is he makes things. If you were to ask “Hey, have … Read More

PRINT: Jack Sonni’s Gatherings

Gatherings: Recipes from the Rustic Soul of Healdsburg is a project from writer Jack Sonni. What happens when you throw food, wine, cool people and a great location together? I know, you get this book, or books as you can … Read More

PRINT: Andrew Kaufman, My Ceylon

What you have here is a book based on a journal. First you need to travel to the location you so desire. Then you make your work. Then you make your journal. Then you design your journal book in the … Read More

PRINT: General Thinker by Remo Giuffre´

I’ve written about Remo before, and also mentioned his book, but here is a bit more detail in regard to the publication itself. My first rule about books is how they make me feel. This book makes me feel like … Read More

Print: Eye Occupy by Garry Trinh

Garry Trinh is an artist who uses photography to make his point. I did an interview with Garry you can listen to here. Garry sees things that you and I don’t. It’s that simple. He is the nearly invisible type, … Read More

Print: “Apparatus” by Lawrence Fodor

Larry Fodor is one of those guys that drives me crazy, in a good way. I’ve interviewed and featured Larry on the site before, and I’m sure I will again. He’s an artist and bookmaker and is incredibly inspiring. I’ve … Read More

Print: Maggie Steber’s Rite of Passage

This is one of those incredible books that stayed with me LONG after I’d finished viewing. I was recently in Miami and was able to meet up with long-time idol and uber-human Maggie Steber. I didn’t even know she made … Read More

Print: Gig Magazine, Justin Thor Simenson

I’ve written about Justin and Gig Magazine before, but I wanted to feature him here on Shifter. Welcome to Gig Magazine. I dig the Hell out of this. One guy, a desire and boom….a magazine. I keep waiting to see … Read More

Print: Chloe Ferres Boom

You won’t find a more creative Blurb user than Chloe Ferres. I met Chloe in Sydney a little less than two years ago. I was in my second, three-hour presentation of the day and there was this young woman two … Read More

PRINT: Black Mesa, Blurb 8×10 TRADE

A few short months ago Blurb released a new addition to the “Trade” book lineup…8×10. Like I do with all things NEW I made a test book, or test magazine in this case. The 8×10 lives in a crossover position … Read More

PRINT: Andrew Kaufman’s Miami Journal

Nobody is going to assign or ask you to do a book like this. Everything about a book like this goes against what the modern industry is telling you to do. Shooting film, making prints, making a single book from … Read More

PRINT: Bob Aufuldish, Vacuforms

Bob Aufuldish founded Aufuldish & Warinner with Kathy Warinner in 1990 and has taught at the college since 1991. With A&W, Bob has designed diverse projects for clients such as Adobe Systems, Advent Software, American Institute of Architects, Center for … Read More

Print: Andrew Kaufman’s Baselgeddon Novela

A new novela from Miami based Andrew Kaufman. Kaufman has produced two traditionally published books as well as a range of other independent publications including a series of editioned Blurb books. These books look and feel like the content of … Read More

PRINT: Unbinding the Book

A few months back we were able to partner with Jotta, a London-based creative studio, to create and deliver an exhibition titled “Unbinding the Book.” The goal was to redefine the experience of a book, and to redesign the idea … Read More

Print: Zoe Sadokierski

Zoë Sadokierski is a designer, illustrator and writer. She has designed more than 250 books for a range of Australian publishers and been awarded six times at the annual Australian Book Design Awards for her work. Zoë lectures in the … Read More

Print: Chloe Ferres 3×300

You won’t find a more creative Blurb user than Chloe Ferres. I met Chloe in Sydney a little less than two years ago. I was in my second, three-hour presentation of the day when suddenly this young woman two rows … Read More

Print: Andrew Kaufman’s Boxed Edition

Miami based Andrew Kaufman, also featured on the Shifter Believe and Shifter Found is also doing some cool things with his publications. What you are looking at is what he calls his “Boxed Edition.” So far there are four books … Read More

Print: Manifesto Magazine (Sold Out)

My first magazine. Small run, limited, edited and designed by your host. This publication taught me a lot about what was possible. You have to have the work, but once you make the images the power and control of publishing … Read More