Featured Artist (Print)

The Philadelphia Inquirer | February 2012
“…In August 2010 bond turned her freelance business as designer and bookbinder at roughdrAftbooks into her full time gig. From thinking about the book as a utilitarian object, she began thinking about it as an art form.”
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Selected Publications


The Free Library of Philadelphia

Current Stockists

Sable Collective, Philadelphia

Moore College of Art Gift Shop, Philadelphia

Tulani Rose, Detroit

Featured Artist (Online)

Anthropologie | Featured Products | 2010-2012

Fly, Fabulously Creative | June 2011
“…These beautiful handmade books are perfect for documenting the beauty in life.”
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Poppytalk | Featured Artist for Star Book Tutorial | October 2011
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andchristina | October 2011
“roughdraftbooks are made by local philadelphia artist e bond, whose work can be found, among other places, in anthropologie’s philadelphia and online store and on etsy…”
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waysideviolet | September 2010
“As soon as I saw roughdrAftbooks I just fell in love with everything in the shop! It’s a wonderful, one woman bookmaking shop based in Philadelphia and has everything from notepads to journals. I’m so glad E was able to make some time to share her work today. Prepare to swoon!”
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Paper & Stitch | December 2010
“…they’ll work for anyone on your list with a little roundup from one of my favorite handmade book and journal shops run by the talented E Bond of RoughDraftBooks.”
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Dry As Toast | Featured Artist | November 2010
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Indobay, Inc | September 2010
“I was so excited to receive the most beautiful handmade book in the mail the other day…”
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Fly, Fabulously Creative | Interview | October 2009
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