Little Book of Book Making: Timeless Techniques and Fresh Ideas for Beautiful Handmade Books (Hardcover)

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By Charlotte Rivers, Esther K. Smith (Foreword by)
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Description


Making books by hand has never been cooler, with this inspiring guide to 30 top bookmakers working today, plus 21 tutorials for essential techniques to make your own books.

Crafters, artists, writers, and book lovers can't resist a beautifully handbound book. Packed with wonderfully eclectic examples, this book explores the intriguing creative possibilities of bookmaking as a modern art form, including a wide range of bindings, materials, and embellishments. Featured techniques include everything from Coptic to concertina binding, as well as experimental page treatments such as sumi-e ink marbling and wheat paste. In addition to page after page of inspiration from leading contemporary binderies, Little Book of Bookmaking includes a practical section of 21 easy-to-follow illustrated tutorials.

About the Author


Charlotte Rivers is the author of 14 design books, including Little Book of Letterpress and I Heart Stationery, and has contributed to a number of design magazines, including Cent, Grafik, and UPPERCASE. She blogs regularly about art and design as Lottie Loves at http://charlotterivers.blogspot.co.uk.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780770435141
ISBN-10: 0770435149
Publisher: Potter Craft
Publication Date: August 12th, 2014
Pages: 176
Language: English