Novum Design Award
Digital Art and Graphic Design Category
The Book Block
book, design, editorial, graphic, production
Rúben Dias, Ricardo Dantas, Fábio Martins
© 2020, itemzero
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.
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
DESIGN SCORE: /100
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