Links

Book and Conservation:

Harry Ransom Center (HRHRC)

http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/ 

The HRHRC is an amazing combination of library and museum with their own on site conservation labs. The welcome video shows you a bit of everything they offer. The HRHRC also provides a private conservator directory.

BookLab II

http://www.bookways.com/ 

Craig Jensen is known in the museum and print world for his design and construction of limited edition books and boxes. BookLab II is the place to go for any book or print housing.

The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)

http://www.conservation-us.org/

The AIC is national organization for conservators includes members from a wide range of disciplines including specialists in architecture, books, paintings, ceramics, furniture, textiles, metal objects and more.

Acme Bookbinding

http://www.acmebook.com/products/

Acme does a wide variety of large run and library binding. To me their most interesting service is that of digital reproduction and binding of books in poor condition.


On a Personal Note:

Stephen Daly

http://www.daly-studio.com/

My father has been a visual artist since before I was born. He is known for his casting in both bronze and aluminum and sometimes combines sculptural elements with drawings. 

Sharon Daly

http://www.etsy.com/shop/IzoPizo?ref=ss_profile

My mother sells handmade gifts and vintage collectables. She creates a wide range of well-crafted items and has the ability to find esthetically or culturally interesting objects.