Our blog highlighting the gender inequalities still apparent in the design industry has seemingly caused a bit of a stir in the DW ...read more...
Wow when i first discovered this story I instantly thought, this needs to be shared. The story is about a journalist called Jemma Foster who broke away from her comfortable job writing for thelondonpaper, The Observer and Time Out to become an author. She has taken self publishing ...read more...
I was unwrapping a new bedding set, wishing it did not involve so much plastic, when I realised the comforter, sheets and each pillowcase were folded around a cardboard square - yet another example ...read more...
The Reader Online
Definitely worth a look if you have a moment… Jemma Foster's collection of twelve short story books are not available on Kindle or iPad, nor do they appear in hardback or paperback, but are instead handmade from recycled cardboard, bought from Buenos Aires’ cardboard ...read more...
A Shoreditch author is raising money for charity with a series of hand painted books covered in recycled cardboard collected by litter pickers in Argentina. Jemma Foster set up her project after returning from ...read more...
Time Out London
Pick up a copy of Time Out this month and turn to page 58 to an article entitled 'The most beautiful books in the land.'
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Pick up a free copy of Stylist magazine and turn to page 69 or read online.
I worked as a food critic to feed my way through an English & Philosophy degree at Edinburgh university, then headed down to London and spent a few years working as a freelance journalist for The Times, thelondonpaper, The Observer and Time Out before moving across the globe to Buenos Aires to focus on read more.
Most people might come back from a spell in Buenos Aires with some trinkets, a little conversational Spanish and maybe some fledgling Tango moves. But Jemma Foster returned with something a bit different: a suitcase full of ..read more..
Read 'The Contortionist' in the latest issue of Untitled Books alongside an interview with Jonathan Franzen...
'Last but not least, an intriguing and disturbing short story from unpublished New Voice Jemma Foster takes us to a fictional land peopled with uniquely read more..
The quote above comes from 'The Dream' a short story from The Cardboard Book Project. I came across it today from the brilliant Oh Comely blog and because I love South American storytelling so much I had to share. ...read more...
The Cardboard Book Project was launched in London last night – a series of ‘grown-up story books’ written by Jemma Foster and printed in South America, writes John Ridpath. Each book is handmade from materials bought from ...read more...
The Cardboard Book Project starts with a collection of twelve short stories by Jemma Foster, written while she was living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Each story has been lovingly imprinted on recycled cardboard bought from Argentinean cardboard ...read more...
Here’s a story for you: a young man in Buenos Aires makes his living each day by collecting the cardboard discarded on the streets of the city. His favourite customer for his pickings is a colourful shopfront in the La Boca neighbourhood. This is ...read more...
Oh Comely Magazine
Here's a lovely project. Jemma Foster has written and illustrated a collection of short stories and had them handmade in Buenos Aires from recycled cardboard. The cardboard is bought from the city's cartoneros, cardboard pickers ...read more...
Sunday Review - The Independant
Even as modern book publishing becomes ever more electronic and disposable, one author is bucking the trend with her short stories, The Cardboard Book Project. Jemma Foster's 12 stories are hand-painted and bound in recycled cardboard bought from Buenos Aires' cartoneros...read more...
Pippa Jameson Blog
I wanted to write about following collection of short stories called The Cardboard Book Project as the author, Jemma Foster, embarked on a fascinating journey to Buenos Aires, Argentina to concentrate on her writing and these books were the outcome. Aside from them looking really stylish, they also ...read more...
Every so often, an art project warms our icicle-laden cockles, and we consent to letting out an ‘Ahh!’ of delight. We have to say, we do appreciate the lo-fi quality and, well, cockle-warming nature of author Jemma Foster’s latest venture, which sees her short stories being illustrated by a clutch of Argentinian ...read more...
Notes from the Underground magazine will be featuring daily extracts from The Brain online next week (6-9 September). The full story will also be available to download on the 9th.
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