Star Wars Meets Bookbinding. Episode IV
I’ve spent some time searching for examples of bookbinding inspired by Star Wars. Unfortunately, it looks like there are no fine bindings in a galaxy far, far away. However, there are really nice books made by hobbyists.
1. Chewbacca Diary
Let’s start with a tutorial, which is pure fun. Here you can find how to make your own Chewbacca diary. The text is in Spanish, but it is not a problem with modern web browsers and the photos are self-explanatory.
2. Simple and nice
A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away journal by Icey Designs.
3. Star Wars-Themed Leather Covers
Kate Sullivan at LateName Kreations offers several Star Wars-themed leather covers for journals. I would really love to see these designs on a French binding!
4. Choose Your Side!
Just a few stitches on the cover. Are you a Rebel or a trustworthy Imperial citizen? Design by Freakish Lemon.
5. Laser-Engraved Wooden Covers
Wood & Root has a large collection of journals with engraved wooden covers.
6. Moleskine 2016 Star Wars Collection
If you are looking for something mass produced, here is the Moleskine 2016 Star Wars collection =)
7. Notebooking Pages
Finally, if you want to make your own Star Wars-themed journal, here are the free notebooking pages by Homeschool Encouragement.
Bonus: Gold Leafing Padmé Amidala Print
As a bonus please check this video of a famous Star Wars poster artist Terese Nielsen gold leafing her Padmé Amidala print. If you have ever made Star Wars-themed bindings, please share the links in the comments section below.
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