Articulated Binding

$ 185.00

July 21st, 2019 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Pietro Accardi
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: July 21st, 2019 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: July 21st, 2019 5:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

An indestructible cover: inspired by Italy’s 1970’s solution to broken Yellow Pages bindings in public phone booths; this 360-degree flexible binding offers many advantages because it bends and does not break! This binding style offers visual and tactile delight, employing strips of articulated hard board covered with marbled fabric. In this workshop, the instructor will guide students through the art of this rare binding technique. Students will create an articulated blank journal that can beautifully withstand the ravages of time.   

Materials to Bring: None.

Workshop Fee (includes $20 materials fee): $185.00

Date & Time: Sunday, July 21, 2019 :: 9:3am-5:30pm

Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Note: Please read over the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class


About the Instructor | Pietro Accardi

Pietro Accardi owned a bookbindery in Turin (Italy) for 12 years. He worked for Turin's main public library, Municipal Archives, and University libraries restoring and binding books and he ran his own paper marbling and decorative box making business. Now he lives in Gardnerville, NV.

Past Student Reviews:

 “Pietro knows his craft, and is very enthusiastic about. He makes everyone feel very comfortable, and is super helpful.”

[What did you like most about the workshop?] “Everything. Pietro was great, I enjoyed learning a new technique in book binding, and we had a great group of people. This was my first time taking a class and the facility was very good and well stocked.”

“I cannot wait to take another class and also to take another class of Pietro's.”

“He was excellent! And also has a good sense of humor.”

$ 185.00
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States
Workshop Fee
Workshop + Materials Fee $ 185.00
Workshop Details
Instructor Pietro Accardi
Instructor 2
Instructor 3
Workshop Extra
Workshop Type Binding
Workshop Status Open
Sessions 1



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