The Book Block

Novum Design Award
WINNER

GOLDEN

Digital Art and Graphic Design Category

in

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2020

Project Title

The Book Block

Project Function

Book

Project Location

Portugal, Porto

Project Tags

book, design, editorial, graphic, production

Office Name

itemzero

Team Members

Rúben Dias, Ricardo Dantas, Fábio Martins

Office Link

Copyrights

© 2020, itemzero

Project Description

A manual on industrial bookbinding, compiling the most common techniques and what you can do with them. Built for a quick consultation. Thoroughly illustrated. Bilingual (English and Portuguese). 17 Binding techniques, grouped under Wire Stitching, Adhesives, Thread Sewing, Mechanical Binding, Rubber-bands, and Fasteners. 100+ illustrations and schematics.

PRODUCTION-LEVEL KNOWLEDGE
Developed with experienced industrial bookbinders. Keeping up with the latest state-of-the-art techniques. This book describes each binding method, its processes and what to consider. A collection of the industry’s highest standards.
COMMUNICATION MADE EASY THROUGHOUT PRODUCTION
Built to provide a common language and making it accessible to those who are involved in bookmaking, from editors and authors to designers and binders.
QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE, FULLY ILLUSTRATED
One technique per spread. Multiple indexes. Visual navigation, by binding type or technique. Thoroughly illustrated. Find what you want in a blink of an eye.
AN EXAMPLE ON BOOKBINDING
Green enamel colored edges. Naked spine so you can see the binding. Carefully selected green thread.
GREAT ATTENTION TO PRODUCTION DETAILS
Bound with cold

Project Link

Image Credits

Luís Espinheira

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DESIGN SCORE:      /100

91

GOLDEN

Novum Design Award Winner in

2020

Congratulations!


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