Artisan Interview #1 – Barry Semark
30-Mar / blog / 0 COMMENTS
In the first of our new series of ‘Artisan Interviews’, we chatted to our friend Barry Semark, whose company ‘The Semark Consultancy’ lends his 30 years of design experience and expertise to companies seeking smaller projects. We love working with Barry, and we wanted to find out what Barry loves ...
Based Upon: From Sculpture to Book.
28-Feb / blog / 0 COMMENTS
This week we are delivering the 200th book to one of my favourite clients, the highly original and endlessly creative, Based Upon. Based Upon Artisan Books. For those who don’t know, Based Upon are a London-based team of artists and designers creating large-scale artworks and sculptural furniture. Founded ...
12 Months in Belgium – The Salto Year.
31-Jan / blog / 1 COMMENTS
Last year, I talked about ‘Dad’ and the influence he had on my start into this industry. Now, by way of a contrast, I thought I’d tell you about a very different but equally profoundly influential character without whom, I doubt I’d be where I am now. Salto, outside ...
The McCartney Tour Book
09-Dec / blog / 7 COMMENTS
I was once asked in a magazine interview what my favourite moment in print was. I replied that it was when bringing a book and a slipcase together – and discovering that they fitted! Like a glove! Just such an event happened last week with the delivery of ...
29-Nov / blog / 3 COMMENTS
I went to see my old mentor and friend Ted Gowin last week. Always known as ‘Dad’ to me, Ted is now in his 90s and long retired. I grew up with Ted and his family and growing up I spent as much time as I could with him and ...
20-Nov / blog / 9 COMMENTS
This week, just gone, has been spent in Milan. Our Artisan Books are all printed on Mohawk Superfine paper and, as a long time user of Mohawk, we were asked to speak at the launch of Mohawk Superfine in Italy. The event started in Milan on Tuesday with a ...
Artisan Books combines craft with cutting-edge
04-Oct / blog / 0 COMMENTS
Hurtwood Press has officially launched its Artisan Books service, combining digital printing with craft bookmaking techniques. The Oxted firm is known for its expertise in print production including bespoke and fine art books. The new service is targeted at creative professionals, artists and individuals who want “superior limited edition ...
Artisan Books launch party on 2nd October. Last chance to register!
20-Sep / blog / 0 COMMENTS
Artisan Books will be officially launched in London on 2 October. We’ve organised a small party in central London and Humphrey Ocean RA will be our guest of honour. Please click here if you’d like an invitation – but do act quickly, as numbers are limited. Artisan Books, superior limited edition books that ...
Hurtwood launches Artisan Books
08-Aug / blog / 0 COMMENTS
Hurtwood would like to announce the launch of Artisan Books.
Superior limited edition books that retain all the quality of a Hurtwood bespoke book, but at an affordable cost for creative professionals, artisans and individuals.
Artisan Books & Hurtwood Press Celebration
15-Nov / blog / 0 COMMENTS
Artisan Books will be officially launched in
London in October this year. To commemorate
this, Hurtwood are having a celebration.
To register your interest and find out more, please read more...