Since its founding in 1996, The San Francisco Center for the Book (SFCB) has been promoting and celebrating books and bookmaking in the Bay Area. In addition to offering a range of in-person and online workshops, it also hosts community events that demonstrate some of the incredible artistry that goes into producing publications. On September 25, 2022, they will be hosting their 19th annual Steamroller Printing Festival in the Potrero Hill Arts District.
Posts by Margherita Cole
London-based photographer Tim Flach is known for his intimate portrayals of birds.
One of the most influential fashion designers of the 20th century has passed away.
Richmond-based artist Hillary Waters Fayle merges her passions for nature and textile design in her ongoing embroidery project. She stitches geometric and abstract designs onto found leaves, creating a connection between people and nature. These delicate creations shine a spotlight on materials that often go unnoticed and underappreciated. Fayle hand-stitches various motifs and patterns onto their surface, showcasing the resilience of natural fibers.
Netherlands-based artist Sahasa creates whimsical tea sets that look like they were fished from the ocean.
Three years after meeting online, a British-American couple finally tied the knot.
Two young athletes displayed amazing sportsmanship at the Southwest Region Championship on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. The game determined whether a team from Pearland, Texas, or Tulsa, Oklahoma, would qualify for the Little League World Series. However, it was an unexpectedly endearing moment that stole the show. In the first inning, Texas pitcher Kaiden Shelton accidentally threw a wild pitch that landed on the side of the Oklahoma batter Isaiah Jarvis' head.
Artist Warren King reimagines the possibilities of cardboard in his series of figurative sculptures.
The world lost a beloved music legend this week.
Sweden-based artist Cecilia Levy fashions old book pages into delicate sculptures you can hold in your hand. Using wheat starch paste and a paper maché technique, she layers pieces of paper together, creating carefully modeled objects like teacups, plates, and spoons. Originally a graphic designer and bookbinder, Levy brings her knowledge and love of books into her sculptural projects.
Beautiful birds come to life in Sally Edmonds‘ pastel portraits.
From lounging cats to running hares, Nichola Theakston uses her art to transform different corners of the animal kingdom into...