We believe that a book is a thing to read, on object to hold, and a carrier of ideas. For us, few things are more satisfying than bringing your books into a physical reality. 

We offer design and layout, printing, and binding services for large and small projects. We know the ins and outs of designing books, preparing files for press and binding. We work with individuals who plan to self publish as well publishers who need an experienced designer who understands printing and binding. Or maybe you just need a couple of beautiful, handbound books to highlight your family photos or document a special collection. Whether for commercial publishing or just one volume for your personal use, we bring your books to life.

And since bookbinding is one of our specialities, we don't shy away from unusual or non-traditional ideas. In fact, we are even more excited when you bring us a challenge we've never encountered before! Check out a few of our recent book designs below and then get in touch to let us know how we can bring your book into the world.


30 Years / 30 Blocks: a retrospective installation of place and public artworks

30 Years / 30 Blocks: a retrospective installation of place and public artworks accompanied an exhibition of work by nationally recognized interdisciplinary artist Jan Gilbert, held at The Front in New Orleans in 2012. The Front, an artist-run collective and gallery, became host and microcosm to the body of public art works by Gilbert. Through a new collection of photographs, architectural details and elements of The Front’s interior and exterior act as formal and conceptual partners for each project. The photographs are presented alongside archival documentation of her 30 years of public art works.

Content by Jan Gilbert.
Designed by Yuka Petz of Studio Ippiki.
Printed and bound by Lulu.


Art Responds to a Diagnosis: a Body of Work in Process

Art Responds to a Diagnosis: a Body of Work in Process  is a monograph addressing how artist Karen Edmunds used her art practice as a tool to control breast cancer diagnosis, while at the same time consulting with doctors and researching treatments. 

Content by Karen Edmunds.
Designed by Yuka Petz of Studio Ippiki.
Printed and bound by Lulu.


The Fred Letters: Bits and pieces, 1936 on

The Fred Letters  was designed, printed, and bound in an edition of 12 for a private client. Compiling drawings, letters, and family photos, the book encapsulates a family member's lifetime in a book to be shared among his family.

Designed, printed and bound by Yuka Petz of Studio Ippiki.


A.i.R. Pioneers: Portraits by judy cooper

Exhibition catalog for A.I.R. Pioneers, portraits of the women who, in 1972 came together in New York to launch the first ever gallery of, by, and for women artists in the United States. In 2007, Cooper returned to photograph them and a few others who joined them shortly after the 1972 founding. In addition to Cooper's portraits, the book includes bios of each of the Pioneers, written in their own words, and a brief history of the founding of A.I.R.

Photographs by Judy Cooper.
Designed by Yuka Petz of Studio Ippiki.
Printed and bound by Lulu.