If you’ve ever read a paperback book, you have 16th century Venetian book binder Aldus Manutius to thank. While he didn’t event the paperback itself, he did essentially invent the concept of small books that were meant to be carried around for personal reading.
Archive : March 2015
Books, like all physical objects, have an ideal environment they like to be in. The place they enjoy being the most is in your hands, being read! But even when you’re not reading, it’s important to treat your books right. The better care you take of your books, the longer they’ll last! With this in… Read more »
2015 is shaping up to be a year full of surprises for the publishing industry. First, we had the announcment of a new novel from Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman, which she wroteprior to her first and only novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, but set aside. More than 50 years later, it was rediscovered,… Read more »
Stitch binding is a binding technique commonly used to repair old paperback books. However, it can also be used for tons of fun creative book projects. Learn more about stitch binding as well as some project ideas in our blog!