• Printing and Graphic Designs

    Types of Book Binding

    The first step in salvaging a book is deconstruction. Pages must be removed from their covers and stitching is removed only if it is necessary. All page restoration is done during the deconstruction process, and different techniques are used for different types of damage. The preparation of the “foundation” is also an important step, because it can mean the difference between a ruined book and a beautiful work of art. If your book has many pages, this type of binding is the best option. Generally, the binding process consists of gluing the pages together and forming a “textblock.” The cover of a case bound book is made of cloth or…