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2017 Codex Book Fair

North Bay Letterpress Arts participated as an exhibitor at the Codex Book Fair again this year, but I didn’t get it together to have anything to show, perhaps partly as I was not so interested in spending time at the table … Continue reading

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Notes from Codex 2015 – wrap-up

Not that something like Codex can be wrapped up, fully described or summed up now or ever (no doubt there are things that have gone in the hopper that I can’t think of now but will stew around and pop … Continue reading

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Notes from Codex 2015 – Part 2

< Part 1 A few more things that caught my eye at Codex: SHAPE! Gisela Oberbeck was there all the way from Germany with her lovely hand cut paper creations. She had a desk lamp at the table, which made … Continue reading

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Notes from Codex 2015 – Part 1

With almost 200 exhibitors, I knew I wasn’t going to see everything at Codex, which is a bit of a shame, since there is so much amazing work on display it’s hard to not feel like you’re missing out. On … Continue reading

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Notes from Codex 2015 – Tools

I’d never been to the Codex Book Fair at the previous location in Berkeley; it sounds like with the larger venue at the Craneway Pavilion there’s been an expansion in both the number and type of vendors. That is, there … Continue reading

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Notes from Codex 2015 – Neighbors!

Our right hand neighbor was the Jack Fischer Gallery, and to our left was Bryan Kring, who I think I saw at the Bay Area Book Arts Jam last fall. Bryan’s work has a whimsical sensibility that really appeals to … Continue reading

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Codex 2015

Sunday morning included deluges and high winds, not the best conditions for setting up for a book fair. The event organizers were having an enclosed plastic entry awning set up around the door. Coming from the east, I caught the … Continue reading

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