Concepts create idols; only wonder grasps anything. - St Gregory of Nyssa

Tuesday, June 7, 2011


For this summer's vacation (yes, actually taking one this year!) I gifted myself with a bookmaking class. I have loved books since I first laid eyes on one when I was a very young child.

Here's an interesting video about traditional bookmaking, courtesy of the Science Channel.

Trevor Lloyd is a professional bookbinder. This vid is a short autobiography of his career.

This is a beautifully meditative showcase of medieval illumination. Enjoy:

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