Design by the Book - Episode 2

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What's she doing?
Rebecca Kutys, of Moontree Press, printed the episode title card on her vintage Heidelberg Windmill Press.

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Meet a fashion superstar
New York City-based fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi,

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Like to do it yourself?
New York Public Library general reference librarian Jessica Pigza writes about D-I-Y and handmade culture on her blog

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It's a wrap!
The New York Public Library has more than 200 books related to working with paper! See what's available at

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Find your direction
Get inspired by maps from The New York Public Library's digital gallery. You can browse more that 8,000 maps or do a search for your neighborhood, state and country!

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A tourist's guide... to outer space
Planning your own trip to space? You, too, can read the "Complete Guide to Space" at The New York Public Library,, or check out some space illustrations from The New York Public Library‚Äôs digital gallery at¬word=&d=&c=&f=&k=0&lWord=&lField=&sScope=&sLevel=&sLabel=&snum=60&imgs=20

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Walk like an Egyptian
Get inspired by ancient Egyptian pattern's from The New York Public Library's digital gallery¬word=&f=2

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Shine some light on the situation
Waiting for a lightbulb to go off and inspire you? The New York Public Library's Digital Gallery offers plenty of lighting images,¬word=&d=&c=&f=2&k=0&lWord=&lField=&sScope=&sLevel=&sLabel=&imgs=20&pNum=

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In this episode, second in the "Design by the Book" series from the New York Public Library, the five artists head to the library to meet with reference librarian Jessica Pigza. Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi also joins us to share his sources of inspiration.

that wood type book looks pretty remarkable. i liked the narration by jessica, i wish there was more in some parts.

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