Tuesday, June 19, 2018

pastepapers: new! shiny! gold! pink!

A commission for Gibbs Bookbinding to make an edition of pastepapers leads to inspiration in old gilt papers from the 18th century, here created as an edition using modern materials and techniques.

See the production video!

inspiration: 18th C gold leaf papers

Paper: Crane's Lettra. Dye: Rit fuchsia, Gold: Modern Masters Olympic gold. Medium: Wheat starch paste.

21"x27", edition of 100

Client: Parenthesis, a journal of fine printing.