Craig Mod is sheltering in place, writing, photographing, and (eventually) walking.

My digital book “Ise-ji: Walk With Me” (2020) is now online.

My book “Koya Bound” won the AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers award in 2017.

My collected essays on the future of books came out in Japanese and Korean in 2015.

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Koya Bound — Book

Koya Bound cover photo

Eight days on the Kumano Kodo with Dan Rubin. Limited edition (1,000 copies, signed) photo book of the walk. Introductory essay by Craig Mod.

Winner of 50 Books / 50 Covers 2017 award for book design.

Companion travelogue website at:

Notes on making the book: To Make a Book, Walk on a Book

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