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Author Morlok, Franziska, author.

Title Bookbinding : a comprehensive guide to folding, sewing & binding / Franziska Morlok, Miriam Waszelewski ; translated by Caroline Waight
Edition First edition/US edition
Published Hudson, New York : Princeton Architectural Press, a McEvoy Group Company, [2018]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover; Title; This book . . .; Contents; Basics; Folding and binding techniques; Constructing a softcover book; Constructing a hardcover book; Overview of different covers; Different kinds of fore-edge; How to develop a print project; The concept: Developing and realizing a publication; Format; Paper and sheet sizes; ISO Formats; American book formats; Paper; Composition and manufacture; The tactile qualities of paper; Surface texture; Roughness and smoothness; The visual characteristics of paper; Colour, brightness and whiteness; Opacity; Lightfastness; The technical characteristics of paper
Paper weightBulk; Considerations resulting from manufacture; Machine direction; How to identify the machine direction; Bend test; Tear test; Fingernail test; Fold test; Moisture test; Printed sheets; Manufacturing printed sheets: general principles; Imposition; The layout of a printed sheet; Crop marks and bleed area; Bleed; Registration marks; Fold marks; Collating marks; Signature marks/page information; Colour bars; Useful information: The printed sheet; Creep; Doubling the image in the gutter; Registration; Useful information: Book blocks; Book-block thickness; Dummies
The title on the spineThe printing process and binding styles; Industrial and hand bookbinding; How does the production process work?; Books on demand; Estimates; Request for a print estimate; Paper order; Request for a binding estimate; What happens in a bindery; The book as an objet d'art; Bookbinding, reinterpreted: Twelve interesting examples by contemporary designers; Overview: Binding techniques; Folding; Parallel folds; Single fold; Variant: Asymmetrical fold; Multi-sheet fold; Roll fold; Double parallel fold (Parallel centre fold, quarter fold); Triple parallel fold
Gate fold (window fold)Open gate fold; Accordion fold (zigzag fold, Z-fold); Stepped fold; Cross folds; Classic cross fold; Three-fold cross fold; Four-fold cross fold; Combination folds; Poster booklet fold; Wire; Saddle stitching; Side stitching; Glue; Perfect binding; Perfect binding; Double-fan adhesive binding; Padding; Fold gluing; Lay-flat binding; Thread; Thread sewing; Pamphlet sewing; Thread-and-knot sewing; Singer sewing (lock-stitch sewing); Side sewing; Side singer sewing; Japanese stab binding (Chinese binding); Thread sealing; Binding systems; Spiral and comb binding
Spiral bindingRing-wire binding; Plastic comb binding; Binding rings; Screws, rivets, eyelets; Spine bars and springback binders; Rubber-band binding; The soft cover: Softcover books; Single-sheet softcover with 360-degree rotation; Single-sheet softcover with 360-degree rotation; Single-sheet softcover with 360-degree rotation: Variants; Side-bound softcover; Side-bound softcover; Softcover bound along the spine fold; Softcover bound along the spine fold; Dos-à-dos binding (Z-binding); Softcovers: Common styles; Standard softcover; Softcover with flaps; Blank softcover with jacket and flaps
Notes Translation of: Vom Blatt zum Blättern
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 29, 2019)
Subject Hobbies.
Bookbinding -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
CRAFTS & HOBBIES -- Book Printing & Binding.
DESIGN -- Book.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Waszelewski, Miriam, author.
Waight, Caroline, translator.
ISBN 9781616897437
Other Titles Vom Blatt zum Blättern. English