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Operation Book Drop June 25, 2013 – Posted in: Bookselling / Collecting, bookshops, graphic design, Uncategorized

When they first started selling books over 80 years ago they went by the name of Zion Bookstore and sold used Mormon material. Now they are Utah’s largest and oldest independent bookseller and sell new, used and rare books in many fields. After a name change and as part of a new move and a branding campaign the bookshop that went from Zion Bookstore to Sam Weller’s Books is now Weller Book Works. One of…

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Eat This Book June 20, 2013 – Posted in: book arts, graphic design

Polish graphic designer and photographer Pawel Piotrowski satisfies our book hunger with his Sandwich Book, a delectable selection of yummy designs carved and colored to perfection!       In case you haven’t got your fill here’s the full spread: Piotrowski Design.

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Nik Scott on books June 11, 2013 – Posted in: Comics / Cartoons

Nik Scott thinks a lot about books. He has illustrated over 100 of them and his syndicated cartoons appear in newspapers all over the world. He has shared his thoughts on the paper vs. electronic divide in a 2012 op-ed Do E-Books Furnish a Room where he confesses “to being an e-book junkie.” Scott concedes that e-books will have a “huge impact” but he is also ready to “bet $10 and a shiny red apple that…

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