Rachael Gootnick

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Rachael is a bookbinder and book artist who has a deep appreciation for paper and the printed word. After working in variety of positions in the book and publishing field, she broke free from the computer and explored book structures in the tactile form to create handmade books, under her business name, Just Terrific. Using traditional techniques to transform leathers and papers, Rachael’s miniature book jewelry expresses love of books and encourages you to document the little things in life. Rachael also specializes in book repairs and restorations, bringing life back to old and broken books.

Rachael Gootnick
Just Terrific
Rochester Institute of Technology
College of Art and Design
Graphic Media Publishing, BS 2009