Monthly Archives: March 2012

AIGA Book Cover Show in San Francisco!

Starting today, the fifty best-designed books and fifty best-designed book covers published in 2010 (and juried by AIGA in 2011) will be on display at Chronicle Books in SF. Via the Bold Italic.

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Naomi Bardoff
Naomi Bardoff
In 2010 Naomi Bardoff graduated from Bard College, where she majored in fine arts and studied watercolor, ink drawing, and book-making. She has also taken classes at the Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts. Since moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, Naomi has been working on her illustration portfolio, working in offices, and volunteering and taking classes at the San Francisco Center for the Book. In addition to the SFCB blog, she blogs on her art blog, naomese - naomi bardoff's art blog; and pins to her Pinterest boards. Her own book work can be found on her website.

Lightning Bugs: Altered Books and Banned Books

We missed the boat on banned books week but still wanted to share this work by artist some guy, which involves altering books to emphasize controversial aspects. Mark Twain wrote: The difference between the right word and the almost right word is really a large matter – it’s the difference between lightning and a lightning […]

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Naomi Bardoff
Naomi Bardoff
In 2010 Naomi Bardoff graduated from Bard College, where she majored in fine arts and studied watercolor, ink drawing, and book-making. She has also taken classes at the Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts. Since moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, Naomi has been working on her illustration portfolio, working in offices, and volunteering and taking classes at the San Francisco Center for the Book. In addition to the SFCB blog, she blogs on her art blog, naomese - naomi bardoff's art blog; and pins to her Pinterest boards. Her own book work can be found on her website.