Pages are sewn into a hard cover with endpapers. Maximum book sizes are 430mm for landscape and 500 x 430mm for portrait.
Pages are glued within a soft cover. Allowing for a fast turnaround, this binding method is used typically for soft back books, catalogues, magazines and brochures.
Pages are glued back to back to allow the book to open completely flat. Books can either be casebound or softcover. Maximum book sizes are 350mm landscape and 360mm portrait.
The cover and spine of a hardback book is grooved to allow it to lay flat. The book block inside can either be thread sewn or layflat.
The page block is bound to the back cover, allowing the spine and front cover to open flat.
Pages glued to a strip of cloth rather than the cover, allowing the book to lay flat.
Hard cover boards glued to a soft cover.
Case bound books bound in high-quality leather.
A hinged outer case holding front and back inner trays for housing books and other items.
Drop back boxes
A type of clamshell box where the spine and the back of the box lay flat when open.
Lid and base (2-piece) boxes
A shoebox-style box with a separate lid.
Any box with integral magnetic fixtures for a seamless closure.
Any box with an inner tray. Features include ribbon pull-out mechanisms, compartments or drawers.
An enclosed sleeve that leaves the spine of the book or books it houses exposed.
Metallic or pigment foils are applied by hand using a heated metal die. Ideal for single books or short runs.
An engraved metal die creates embossed (raised) or debossed (recessed) impressions.
An engraved metal die is heated and then applied with pressure to create impressions, with or without foil.
Trimming the book block to create rounded corners. Single sheets may also be trimmed in this manner for invitations, etc.
The sandwiching together of two heavyweight sheets. Maximum size 580mm width x 1,000mm length.
Screw Post Binders
Hole-punched cover boards and single pages are screwed together, allowing pages to be added or removed.