Right opposite the entrance to our quarter in Leiden there's an old books shop. In the window passers by can see lots of book-earrings with marbled covers.
I'll have some spare time this Thursday evening and almost the whole Friday. We'll be driving around the area over the weekend, so some other recommendations would be also appreciated.
I first conceived the idea of writing a post about the book as an object in the fictional world of Game of Thrones TV series when the creators showed us the Library of the Citadel. But now this initial plan evolved into something bigger.
We are happy to announce that we moved to a newer version of our corner cutting jigs. From now on they will be delivered to our customers with sizes inscribed on the surface. This works both for dimensions in mm and inches.
I had this blender since I don't know when! Was it a wedding gift? I'm not sure. But it didn't survive today's attempt on making some more recycled paper. It overheated, and one of the moving parts broke.
Adelene Koh is one of the winners of the first Open•Set Competition; she also received a Highly Commended Certificate of the Designer Bookbinders’ Bookbinding Competition for two years in a row in 2014 & 2015.
Between 1906 and 1911 four yearbooks about printing were published in Amsterdam. They were intended to stimulate a broader and more logical interpretation of the art of printing.
Our collection of book scanning frames now includes one more size designed for miniature books. We cover almost everything from small, for books up to 13x18 cm, and up to extra large that can accommodate tomes as large as 28x36 cm.
What I love about international exhibitions catalogs, is the diversity of art. All the works from different artists coming from multiple countries. And that's exactly what you get with the tenth-anniversary celebration of the Belgian Association of Ex Libris Collectors.
Nowadays when people talk about communication security, they usually mean computer encryption. The thing about being a bookbinder, though, is that you tend to have a fondness for outdated technology. And before the internet, tracking numbers, and self-sealing envelopes, there was letterlocking.