003: Kevin Kelly, Photographing and Backpacking Asia in the 1970s
Technologist, futurist, author, and photographer Kevin Kelly discusses traveling during the golden age of global exploration. We cover how photography has changed over the years, his decades investigating Asia in the 1970s and 80s, and how he self-produced (eventually getting it published by Taschen!) his Asia Grace book in the 90s. Show Links: Kevin's extensive online home, kk.orgAsia Grace detailed production notesAsia Grace homepage1,000 true fansNikkormat CamerasKodachrome FilmZone...
002: Frank Chimero, The New Golden Age of Bookmaking
Designer and author Frank Chimero discusses the process behind his book, "The Shape of Design." We also dig into the normalization of paying creative people to make things via crowdfunding or patronage platforms, and why there's never been a better time to make books. Show Links: frankchimero.comShape of Design online Shape of Design KickstarterKevin Kelly's 1,000 true fans Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, Kickstarter Robin Sloan Writes a Book, Kickstarter The Field Study Handbook...
The Field Study Handbook with Jan Chipchase
Episode 001 of On Margins — a podcast discussing the margins of making books — with Craig Mod and Jan Chipchase. Researcher, ethnographer, and author Jan Chipchase has a new book — "The Field Study Handbook." We discuss how he came to produce this 500+ page magnum opus — a distillation of his life's work — and why he is self publishing.