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BEA 2011: design*sponge at home

by Grace Bonney


I just wanted to send a quick thank you to everyone who came to say hello at yesterday’s Book Expo America at the Javits Center. This was a show full of firsts: my first-ever book, first time selling it to book buyers and the first time seeing my own face loom behind me in large scale (oh, to be that tall in real life). It was exciting and nerve-wracking and wonderful all at the same time. But to see friendly faces in person from the D*S audience meant the world to me. Thank you so much to everyone for saying hi — I can’t wait to share the official book preview and book trailer in a few weeks! Until then, here are some peeks from yesterday’s book show and the fun little D*S measuring tapes we gave away at the booth. I’ll be sharing more details from the book next month, but until then, you can pre-order the book here, here, here and here if you’re interested (it’s out on September 13th). And of course, a huge thank you to Artisan Books for supporting D*S from day one and letting me make the book I’ve always dreamed of making. xo, grace

*The cover will look different at certain sellers for a bit. The actual cover has a gorgeous gold-foil printed illustration that we’re photographing soon. It will be up on the sites asap; until then, it’s a digital rendering.

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