Category Archives: Book of the Week

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A Valentine’s Book of the Week: A book made with texts

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With Valentine’s Day approaching, we thought we’d take a look at a book that was a real labor of love. Messages, by Antony Last, is a 240-page compendium of texts exchanged between the author and his girlfriend—from the day they met to the day they moved in together. Antony spent 15 months on the project, [...]

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Indie art book of the week: Rouleaux by Anastassia Elias

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Not to get too personal, but how many toilet paper rolls do you throw away every year? For French artist Anastassia Elias, that answer is probably pretty close to zero. The multi-talented artist has found a wholly unique way to reuse these commonly trashed items: by turning them into stages for her tiny dioramas. Getting [...]

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Indie Photo books of the week: 3×300

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  I think Friday is the best day to be creative. So, with that in mind, meet Chloe Ferres via her books. Chloe came to our photo book workshop in Sydney as a fresh and shiny recent graduate of design school. She asked questions, made comments and generally presented herself as the perfect audience member. [...]

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Wedding Book of the Week: Ulula Ululi

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  There are a lot of extraordinary wedding photo books made with Blurb every day. But one in particular, Ululà Ululì (pronounced like “Oooh la la, ooh la lee”), recently caught our eye. Photographed by Italian photographer Jacopo Quaranta, the book (made with the Book Module in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4) takes on more of the [...]

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