The Book Block

The Book Block: Industrial Bookbinding Techniques

By Ruben Dias, Rui Oliveira, Fábio Duarte Martins, and Ricardo Philippe Dantas

The Book Block is a manual of industrial binding techniques, the first in the Making a Book collection, which focuses on manuals for graphic book production. With the aim of elevating knowledge about graphic production among designers—helping them to produce better books and communicate more effectively with all those involved in the process —The Book Block brings together the 17 most common industrial binding techniques in 6 categories, exploring each one in detail, describing them, and showing what is possible to do in this day and age.