We’re gathering handmade journals, albums, ephemera, vintage home and other goodies for the Remodelista Seattle Market this Saturday. Paper Hammer is thrilled to join artisan vendors like Ladies & Gentlemen, Mato Creative and glassybaby at Henrybuilt in Georgetown for the first-ever Seattle event. Hope to see you then.
Date & Time: April 30, 11 am to 4 pm.
Location: Henrybuilt in Georgetown, 4634 Ohio Avenue South, Seattle, 98134
Sound artist Trimpin continues his Stanford residency this week, appearing in conversation with electronic composer Paul DeMarinis. Trimpin: Coincidence, Music, Memory and Meaning is presented in conjunction with the Stanford Lively Arts festival. Copies of the Marquand-produced book, Trimpin: Contraptions for Art and Sound, designed by John Hubbard, will be available. Click here for more info.
Congrats to former Marquand Editions | Tieton studio manager Amy Rabas. She’s the April featured artist on the excellent Chicago Publishes blog. Amy moved to the Windy City in 2009 and is working on her MFA in Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts at Columbia College in Chicago. Read the conversation, touching on everything from binding techniques to vintage animal fur, here.
A few shots of our new Paper Hammer window on Second and Union in downtown Seattle, courtesy of Jeremy Linden:
The “Helvetica” and “Didot Bold” prints are oversized versions of our Typo coasters, featuring various classic serifs and san serifs. The six-packs are available in the shop.
The Dallas Art Fair invited Ed Marquand to join other artists and galleries in creating a window for the Dallas Neiman Marcus. Ed is in town for the fair, leading a talk Sunday, April 10 with University of Texas Press editor Allison Faust called, “How Do Books Make Art ‘Art’?” Ed talks about the window and how “books make art” in a video interview streaming on the Art This Week podcast, available here.
He took some great shots of the window yesterday:
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