Archives for May 2015

Adding Handmade Paper to Book Covers

It’s remarkable how the application of different cover treatments can support your design and overall look & feel.  You can go with a traditional leather cover, or a more contemporary look with some of our premium cover materials and bookcloths.  In this case, Wendy McGarry from New Hope, PA chose a soft and feminine look for a couple of 8.5″ x 8.5″ books which were finished in our Cover #3 (cloth and paper) and Cover #4 (cloth and paper).  Note that a complimentary watermark endsheet has also replaced our more typical vellum endsheet. [Read more…]

Custom Panoramic Book

When you start “thinking outside the box” anything is possible!  So when we received a request from Lori Coleman (Lori and Erin Photography, Fairport, NY) to produce a custom panoramic book (8″ x 36″ open) in a size we don’t typically offer, we jumped at the opportunity.  Lori’s excellent design is showcased well in this one-of-a-kind pictorial art book of New Zealand. Lori also specified a custom cover with our C16 cover material paired with P1 black paper, and a custom vertical window. [Read more…]

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