photo by Anna Xu

photo by Anna Xu

ABOUT ME

In addition to being the founder/owner/person-in-charge at E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore and Wolfman New Life Quarterly Bookstore I’m also a graphic designer, writer, lecturer, sort-of-curator, painter and amateur handy-person. I’ve worked on all kinds of projects—from nonprofit fundraising campaigns to running a house venue. I know a lot about 18th century nautical history. I know how to split logs. I used to play drums in a punk band. I used to teach writing classes to high school students. I've done emergency fine-arts-related plumbing (I can explain) and once, over a strange week, I accidentally co-founded a museum in a logging town on the Northern California coast. 

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THINGS I LIKE TO DO

All sorts of things! I love book and print design, as well as editing, copywriting and illustration—all aspects of bookmaking and publishing. But really, what I like to do is make things actually happen. I am always excited about multi-dimensional design projects and working with all things retail and experiential. I love to expand ideas and realize the big potentials in things. Also, I really like to actually pull things off and to help other people actually pull things off.  

SOME CLIENTS

Transit Books, McSweeney's, Oakland School for the Arts, 826 Valencia Pirate Supply Store, Oakland Book Festival, Chapter 510, 826 DC Museum of Unnatural History, Pedal Express, Transform Finance, Abrams Publishing, Bookish Design, Dear Mom, Santa Cruz Writes, Willow Creek Elementary School Library, Matter of Trust, Youth Speaks, Teacher Salary Project, Larry Spring Museum of Common Sense Physics, Timeless Infinite Light.

CONTACT

carder.justin@gmail.com

 

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