Nerd Time with Brianna — bookbinding

What is Fine Press Publishing?

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What is Fine Press Publishing?

Fair question! I believe that fine press publishing is in the printing and binding process, and in the details. My books use a variety of printing and printmaking processes to come into the world. They're sewn together with few exceptions, and they are made with quality materials. But the books shine with their details: the illustrations, secrets, construction quirks. The details and materiality are what make these books art. I've made a handy little mind map because that's how my brain works, and some of the terms are expanded upon below. On more note: a lot of these parameters are less about making the book special,...

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Pretty Perfect Paperback Binding

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Pretty Perfect Paperback Binding

A start to finish tutorial on building a soft-cover book (with content!) that holds together forever and looks good doing it.

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