Special large leather journal adorned with deep embossing and hand tinted leather for the fine collectors among you.
Blank book is in 8 x 10 inches large, thickness near to 3 inches and has 350 leaves (700 pages) of cream toned paper in 100 gsm paper weight. Inside book cover are marbled parchment endpapers gives it a nice touch.
Sure, we all know what a spine or a cover is, but what about the gutter? Headband? Casewrap? Here are some little-known parts of a book, demystified.
The two sheets of paper that live at the beginning and the end of a book. They often have patterns or colors that enhance the design.
If a hardcover book has a jacket, whatever is underneath is considered the casewrap. Modern, visual books use laminated paper as a casewrap, allowing designers to print patterns, colors, and images. (Here are some especially creative examples.)
3. Book Block
The main text or body of the book after all the signatures have been collated or gathered. We sometimes add a little flair to the book edges.
The blank space or inner margin that separates printing area from the binding.
Small decorative strip of textile used at the top and bottom of a casebound book to decoratively fill the gap between the spine and cover.
The back of a bound book connecting the front and back covers—also known as the spine.
For more book vocabulary (like mock-ups, F&Gs, and more), head over here.
What sort of sketchbooks/other paper do you like? And I love your art, it makes me very happy
like drawing on old paper! this is usually paper bought second-hand or
found in recycling bins. here are two recent scores: a heap of
yellowed manilla folders and a bunch of endpapers from old books that i
found in a dumpster. i’ll cut all these up into smaller pieces to work on/with later. thank you for the kind words c: