Richard Bolai Artbooks

Japanese Silk Cover journals

Posted in 2009 by richardbolai on October 27, 2009


A series of jounals cover with japanise silk textile patterns


Vatican Book

Posted in 2004 by richardbolai on June 8, 2009

Project to the Vatican from 2004
1. Binding of 12 documents with Japanese side stitch into book form, cover lain folded inward at foredge
2. Handmade case work to encase books Japanese spine

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Summit of the Americas Series – Obama Books

Posted in 2009 by richardbolai on April 13, 2009


A series of four guests journals commissioned for the American delegates for the fifth Summit of the Americas , 2009. Cloth with gray laid paper, hand cut 10 x 8ins, 140 pages


One of the four Summit books at the Presidential suits, Hilton courtesy of  Roger Jackson. Both United States President Barack Obama and Head of State, Hillary Clinton signed these books.

Large writing journals

Posted in Journals by richardbolai on November 14, 2008


A decorative paper mats used as part of the cover, 2007


Bubble rap used alternative covering material , 2008


Resin, gold leaf covers, 2007


A commissioned journal, 2002

Feinin books All Rights Reserved 2008