Made in China. The very line elicits derogatory reactions – cheap, fake, inferior. In the village of Dafen in the city of Shenzhen, one can say this rings true. In 1989, a Hong Kong businessman began turning hamlet into horde, with his peasants-turned-oil painters replicating masterpieces of the Western world for sale. He started with…

Birth of a Book (Video)

As we venture into the realm of the e-book, the process of book-making becomes an incredibly romanticĀ one. Here’s a video that captures it, softly and beautifully: Birth of a Book from GLEN MILNER on Vimeo.