Become a Riso Master: The Creative's Guide to Making Your Own Risograph Art (Paperback)
This publication is a perfect primer for anyone who's ever been intrigued by the Risograph, a brand of digital duplicators. Designed mainly for high-volume photocopying and printing, it is far less expensive than conventional photocopy machines, laser or ink printers. The book begins by giving readers a brief history of the Risograph while outlining the basic principles of the printing process, including the equipment, tools and materials needed to get started. Rich in illustrations, pictures, detailed instructions and infographics, it comes as the ideal guide for novice users of a Riso printer. The book also includes profiles of notable printers, examples of printed products, works from contributing print shops, information about design studios and artists from around the world. It will broaden the printing horizons of the reader and illustrate the variety of possibilities offered by this relatively easy to use and amazing technique, with the aim of inspiring them via the Riso prints of others.
About the Author
Vivian Toh is the co-founder of award-winning Tsubaki Studio and CUTOUT graphic design magazine, both based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has also worked as a part-time lecturer at KDU University College and Point College, both in Selangor, Malaysia. Jay Lim is the co-founder of award-winning Tsubaki Studio and CUTOUT graphic design magazine. He is also a lecturer at Macau University of Science and Technology and National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (Kaohsiung City, Taiwan), a part-time lecturer at Sunway University and a former part-time lecturer at Point College and Saito University College, all in Selangor, Malaysia.