SF Zine Fest talks with Monica Lee and Dorothy Yuki

In three sentences, tell us what your work is about.

Our company emphasis is on giving creative uses with re-purposed materials. Packaging re-purposed materials to give inspirations for different creative paper projects. We are promoting snail mail and have an inspiration package filled with materials for creating envelopes and cards.

How did you first find out about zines? What inspired you to make your own zines?

Through book making classes and Jennie Hinchcliff.

What do you do when you’re not creating?

Monica Lee is the Artist in Residence at Ruth’s Table and a professional photographer. She also teaches crafts classes in the Bay Area. Dorothy Yuki is a Design Consultant to the fashion Industry and works as the Master Educator for Macy’s Fashion Incubator San Francisco...FISF. She also volunteers teaching arts and crafts in the Bay Area and the Sierra Gorda Ecological Group in Mexico.

What is an unexpected benefit that you’ve experienced from reading/ making zines?

Meeting even more creative people in the Bay Area with like interests.

How would you advise first timers on making their first zines?

Seeing and buying other Zines for inspiration.

What are you working on for this year’s SF Zine Fest?

Too long of a list....