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03.11.2021
Unwanted books – how to deal with them?

Unwanted books – how to deal with them?

unwanted booksBookworms find the problem tough. However, the truth is that we do not often want to keep all the books we own. Our shelves are stacked with unwanted gift books, books we bought on impul [...]

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09.09.2021
Good openability – key factors

Good openability – key factors

Reading the earlier post, you had the opportunity to find out what openability of a book is and why it is so important. Today, we will discuss the issue of what really affects it. There are numerous f [...]

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19.08.2021
Openability of books

Openability of books

The openability of a book is a bit like air quality: if it is good, we pay it no attention. However, if it leaves much to be desired, it becomes a source of our constant frustration. What does openab [...]

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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 quotation – how do we draw it up?

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

A request for quotation 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 render [...]

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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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