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Twenty-five years ago Tish O'Connor and Dana Levy joined the forces of their
creative talents to form PERPETUA PRESS, which has since produced
hundreds of fine illustrated books and museum catalogues.

Tish O’Connor, as scrupulous with numbers as with words, manages both the estimating and editorial services at Perpetua Press. She lived in Paris after graduating from Dartmouth College, then worked in New York as a literary agent and editor at George Braziller. She transitioned from trade publishing to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to coordinate its publications and graphic design for the 1984 Olympics.

Tish has written two guides to L.A.’s cultural life, commissioned by the Los Angeles Times and the J. Paul Getty Trust, and makes her research and writing skills available to clients.

Dana Levy has circled the globe, designing books for a decade in Tokyo, then for museums and publishers in New York, before returning to Southern California where he had earlier graduated from Art Center College of Design.

He has designed well over 250 books; many have won awards, including the American Book Award for Anatomy Illustrated. In addition, he has taught book design and typography courses and participated in design seminars and conferences. His photographs have been featured in books which he also designed: Bamboo, Water: A View from Japanand Furo: The Japanese Bath.

Together they provide complete book production services, from concept development
to bound books, staffing each project to meet the client’s needs and
supplement its own resources.



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