• Blurb photobooks

    June 6th 2012 katie

    The folk at Blurb got in touch recently and asked if I’d like to try making my own custom photobook. I was already aware of their service so it was good to have a go at creating my own book. The process is really easy: upload your photos, choose your book format, drag and crop…

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  • Print workshop with Yellow Owl

    May 20th 2011 katie

    I spent a fun Thursday lunchbreak in the local Urban Outfitters yesterday, taking a stamp-cutting workshop with Christine Schmidt of fabulous SF-based stationery and jewellery studio Yellow Owl Workshop. Christine was on hand giving tips and advice, as well as signing copies of her new book, Print Workshop, which covers all sorts of do-at-home printing…

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  • Penguin Great Food

    May 6th 2011 katie

    These gorgeously ornate book covers for the Penguin Great Food series did the design-blog rounds a few months ago – and rightly so – but I actually picked a few of them up at the weekend – the buy-one-get-one-half-price display at Foyle’s was winking at me… Designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith, the slender, textural volumes are…

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  • Curbly: DIY Hardware Store Decor

    September 12th 2010 katie

    I discovered Curbly via Apartment Therapy – it’s a DIY community with emphasis on the homemade and vintage side of homewares of which I’m so fond. As well as an active user community and excellent blog, they produce publications which come as both physical books and handy PDF-download e-books. In the past these have included…

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  • Books: Jeffrey Brown’s cat and Fire & Knives

    March 13th 2010 katie

    Sorry for the lack of posts lately – I’ve been off work all week sick, but all better now. I’ve also been furiously working on the new blog redesign which should be ready in a week or so! It’s so pretty, I’m really excited to get it live. I’ve had this layout almost a year…

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