At 420 pages, this comprehensive reference guide explores bookbinding techniques in start-to-finish detail, explaining all possible options in clear illustrations and easy-to-follow text, making it easy for artists and designers to compare and choose among them. From types of paper to folding methods, to all of the available paperback and hardcover bindings, to finishing techniques and case studies by contemporary designers, is truly the must-have book for professional designers and production staff.The book is also a work of art in its own right, given an award by the Type Director's Club for typographic excellence.
Franziska Morlok studied graphic design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Saarbruecken and the University of the Arts in Berlin. She has published several books, and teaches Visual Communication at the University of the Arts in Berlin.
Miriam Waszelewski studied visual communication at the University of the Arts in Berlin. She designs and develops publications in the fields of art and fashion.