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

Print: The RGB Book (Not for Sale)

Book is based on a conversation I had with a photographer who was obsessed with color management, so much so he had entirely lost track of the idea of making an interesting book. Color isn’t difficult and it shouldn’t consume … Read More

Print: The Puzzle Book (Not for Sale)

Book was designed as “anti” precious book. Started out as a reportage book but was then painted, cut and sealed and forms a puzzle. Kids love it. “That is the dumbest thing I’ve ever seen.” Thank you. I appreciate that. … Read More

Print: The Postcard Book (Not for Sale)

Book derived from overheard conversation between two young girls at a Japanese stationary shop. Everyone loves postcards, and yet we found a way to go so lazy we can’t even be bothered to send them any longer. Email is so … Read More

Print: Saturation (Not for Sale)

Book derived from my feeling that social media success can spell doom for an image simply by saturating said image. Even things that go viral are forgotten within days in some cases. Book has a clear film 7×7 attached to … Read More

Print: What Michael Thinks (Not for Sale)

What would happen if one photographer surprised another by creating and design HALF of photography book? And then that same photographer surprised the other by dropping the book into his hands with only a “Your turn,” to get things going. … Read More