The Book Block. Industrial Bookbinding Techniques


The Book Block. Industrial Bookbinding Techniques

The Book Block is a modern manual of industrial bookbinding techniques developed together by Itemzero, Portuguese design studio, and Maiaduoro, bookbinding experts.

Several parties are involved in the process of creating a book, each being the guardian of their knowledge and techniques. Developed by experienced book designers and bookbinders, the Book Block brings together the 17 most common industrial binding techniques in 6 categories, exploring each binding technique in detail and showing main aspects to be considered. Detailed illustrations and knowledge given in a condensed form, make the book a perfect tool for an effective communication.

This is the first publication of the planned "Making a Book" series, which is to focus on manuals for creating graphic novels. It may be of interest to authors and publication designers, but also to bookbinding enthusiasts.

Interesting fact: the book is bilingual (English and Portuguese).

  • Title: The Book Block / O Miolo do Livro
  • Subtitle: Industrial Bookbinding Techniques / Técnicas de Encadernação Industrial
  • Design: Itemzero (Rúben Dias, Fábio Martins, Ricardo Dantas) oraz Gráfica Maiadouro (Rui Oliveira)
  • Language: Bilingual - English and Portuguese
  • Authors: Rúben R. Dias, Rui Oliveira, Fábio Duarte Martins, Ricardo Philippe Dantas
  • Publisher: Itemzero
  • Year: 2019
  • Pages: 144
  • Format: 11 × 27 cm
  • ISBN: 978-989-330088-6

Industrial bookbinding techniques manual.


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