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Revised Short Run Printing Prices for StoryCubes

February 13th, 2014 No Comments

We are introducing a revised pricing structure for custom StoryCubes ordered via bookleteer’s Short Run printing service. The new minimum order will be 500 StoryCubes (reduced from 1,000), which can be made up of different designs each printed in multiples of 50 copies (there is a small set-up charge for each design). We now have […]

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the Periodical issue 16

February 6th, 2014 No Comments

A few months ago I met accessibility and sensory design consultant, Alastair Somerville, who was in town to demonstrate using simple and cheap visualisation tools such as the 3Doodler pen. Over coffee we chatted about 3D printing, data manifestation and some of the tools and techniques we’ve each developed. Alastair showed me a material he […]

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Introducing… the Periodical

July 14th, 2012 1 Comment

An eccentric monthly publication for an era of eclectic exploration More and more beautiful, thought-provoking and inspiring eBooks are being created with bookleteer all the time so, with a nod to such illustrious forebears as William Hogarth, Joseph Addison, Jonathan Swift, Laurence Sterne and Charles Dickens we’re creating the Periodical, a regular monthly publication to […]

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Testing a New Payment Service

June 13th, 2012 No Comments

We’re just testing out a new ‘cardless’ payment service as an alternative to Paypal – Go Cardless. It works by creating ‘Paylinks’ that enable customers to buy something via the Direct Debit system direct from their bank account (and consequently covered by the Direct Debit Guarantee so highly safe and secure). To test it we’ve […]

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Your Stories… So Far

June 12th, 2012 No Comments

To coincide with our recent price reductions for A6 Short Run printed books, and lower minimum print run of just 25 copies, we are offering 50 books for the price of 25 for anyone wanting to make and print their own pocket portfolio, using the discount code “PORTFOLIO2012″. Giles showcased two great examples of bookleteer […]

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Jubilee memories offer

June 6th, 2012 No Comments

As a modest (and democratic) contribution to this week’s Jubilations we’re extending an offer for anyone wanting to make and print an eBook of their Jubilee memories : we’ll give you 50 copies for the price of 25 when you order via the Short Run printing service. Just quote this promo code “Jubileebook” and order […]

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Pocket Portfolios 2012 Special Offer

May 30th, 2012 No Comments

A couple of years ago we wrote about how bookleteer could be used to create shareable personal portfolios or pocketfolios. We continue to think that the eBook formats are ideal for making a simple pocket portfolio about your work to share and/or give way to prospective clients, employers, commissioners or funders. More than a business […]

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We Are All Food Critics – best reviews compilation

May 25th, 2012 No Comments

At tomorrow’s Soho Food Feast we will be helping the Soho Youth group (and a few others no doubt) from Soho Parish Primary School create their own reviews of the food on offer from the incredible array of chefs. We’ve created a simple notebook for them to record how their five senses respond to the […]

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Mind, Pen, Page

November 7th, 2011 No Comments

My last few posts have concentrated on the different effects of various mediums on readers, their output if you like, but, triggered by this eloquent article championing pen on paper featured recently in The New York Review of Books, I’ve been thinking about the effects of various methods of input on writers and their work. […]

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crowdfunding publications

March 22nd, 2011 No Comments

The estimable Alex Steffen, founder of Wordchanging.com, has recently announced a new project – Carbon Zero: A Short Tour of Your City’s Future – which he’s attempting to fund through the crowdfunding site kickstarter. This is a really interesting idea and something we’re keen to investigate ourselves, having had some small success with our own […]

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City As Material Set

March 18th, 2011 No Comments

We’ve just received the complete set of 10 City As Material books back from the printers and next week we’ll be designing and making the special slipcases to hold them together and collect them into their limited edition (50 copies). The set will go on sale from the 31st March 2011 via the proboscis online […]

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CCI’s Library of Traces

February 21st, 2011 No Comments

Back in September Frederik posted a case study of Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination‘s use of bookleteer. They’ve continued using it as a creative and documentary resource, and in doing so have created a Library of Traces – a series of eBooks which enable both participants in their professional development workshops, and others, to follow the […]

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Report from the field: eBooks in Sudan

February 2nd, 2011 1 Comment

A report by Julie Anderson, British Museum In January, I returned from Sudan where my co-author Salah Mohamed and I distributed the eBook we produced last autumn. Frederik Lesage has previously written about the development of our eBook, which deals with the archaeological excavations conducted in Dangeil, Sudan, as a case study for eBook usage, […]

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bookleteer API

January 13th, 2011 6 Comments

Just before Christmas we implemented a major new feature on bookleteer – an API (application programming interface) enabling eBooks and StoryCubes to be generated by users direct from their own web applications and stored in or downloaded from their bookleteer accounts. Realising Tangible Souvenirs This has been a long-cherished ambition for us – harking back […]

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First day at Soho Parish Primary School

December 15th, 2010 No Comments

When I heard I was going to be working on creative projects that combine art and publishing with year 5 and 6’s in a primary school is Soho, I was definitely excited about working with children on a project that sounded different, creative, and fun (both for the kids and adults involved!) However, hearing that […]

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