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More neon!

Our Neon camp is certainly our most dramatic one! Although it is only 2 days, it is a crash course in neon: how it works, how to make it, and how it has affected 20th century culture. It symbolizes a new direction that I want to take the company, in teaming up with other artisans and historians to create new … continue reading

Daily Daria (in Japan)

Type Camp filmmaker and family member Daria Lanz made a series of films about her experiences at this camp, rather than just being behind the camera during all the fun. They are fabulous and all of us would bug her every day about the next installment, because that’s just how we roll. These are not promotional films about this camp, … continue reading

Ibaraki-paparazzi

The people of Ibaraki prefecture were perpetually curious about why we selected it as the location for our camp. Other prefectures are better known for tourism or arts or nature, but we were perfectly happy in the little town of Makabe and around Mount Tsukuba. It was filled with craftspeople that were eager to share, and frankly, that’s all one could … continue reading