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23.06.2021
Where do books come from?

Where do books come from?

Where do books come from? The most casual answer is that they come from the bookstore. Whereas in fact they are the product of the work of countless people that first create the content and then give [...]

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24.05.2021
Own paper, tipped end paper, hooked end paper

Own paper, tipped end paper, hooked end paper

We dealt with the end paper on our blog before. The post focused on one of the possible finishes and its aesthetic aspects. This does not mean that we have said everything there is to be said about th [...]

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30.04.2021
A request for proposal – how do we draw it up?

A request for proposal – how do we draw it up?

A request for proposal often causes a lot of problems. Those responsible for drawing them up omit many of the parameters necessary for the correct calculation of the price of the service to be rendere [...]

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08.04.2021
How much does it cost to print a book?

How much does it cost to print a book?

“How much does it cost to print a book?” and “How much does it cost to publish a book” are questions frequently asked by our clients. There are no simple or straightforward answers, though, as [...]

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19.03.2021
Centring cover graphics

Centring cover graphics

We have worked on A GREAT MANY books. There were beautiful covers, creative covers, fancy covers, even some delightful covers. However, sometimes there are also those that lead to rather opposite emot [...]

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16.03.2021
Softcover binding – a guide to different types of binding (part 2)

Softcover binding – a guide to different types of binding (part 2)

The earlier instalment of this guide focused on hardcover binding. The time has come then to talk about softcover binding. As not to have to repeat what binding actually is, we would heartily recommen [...]

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15.02.2021
Hardcover binding – a guide to different types of binding (part 1)

Hardcover binding – a guide to different types of binding (part 1)

One of the key decisions to be made when printing a book is to choose the type of binding to be applied. You will have to consider what is best for your publication: hardcover or softcover binding? Ma [...]

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26.01.2021
Reprints take centre stage, also known as printing things printed before

Reprints take centre stage, also known as printing things printed before

Life sometimes presents you with a seemingly hopeless challenge, e.g. imagine wanting to re-publish a book printed 20 years before and finding yourself without the required files. You can always retyp [...]

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05.01.2021
We’ve got something extra for you: Totem AR, also known as augmented reality books

We’ve got something extra for you: Totem AR, also known as augmented reality books

When carrying out a search in Google, you could be forgiven for thinking that augmented reality is still being treated as a technological novelty. The most popular search results are dominated by ques [...]

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