Hardback books

     Bespoke hardback printing service

Hardback books (also known as case bound or hardcover books) have a universal appeal and is the ultimate way to ensure durability to your brochure.

Case binding will give your project an air of luxury and is often used to make a statement. Used for design portfolios, real estate, high end art projects and coffee table books.

Although the most time consuming of all the book binding options, we can help you achieve a beautiful finish to your book as well as advising on the binding options for hardback books.

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       Hardback Book Options.

Case Binding

  • • The most common method for Hardcover Books.
  • • The hardcover is made by using board covered by paper or cloth.
  • • Cover & text are secured together by using end sheets.
  • • The most durable of all binding options but the most outstanding.

Layflat Binding

  • • Allows your book to ‘lay flat’.
  • • Perfect if you are looking to create a continuous flow across pages.
  • • Popular for hardback books that use maps, property plans or panoramic imagery that span across the spine.

Other factors to consider when printing your Hardback Book.

  • • Format: Portrait or Landscape.
  • • Size: Standard sizes for a book are A5 or A4 but we can create hardcover books in a variety of sizes up to A3.
  • • Text Materials: Gloss, silk, uncoated & recycled papers.
  • • Extra touches: Foiling, embossing, laminations are all available and can help your brochure stand out.
  • • Cover Materials: Paper over board, cloths, fabrics, leathers, laminated paper.



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