11/2015

Volume 6 of The Standard focuses on bindery techniques, the all-important final stage of print production. A process that predates the invention of printing papers, binding over the centuries is explained here in graphic novel style. Volume 6 also features several innovative binding styles that add interest to the design, and provides step-by-step instructions, along with the pros and cons of various binding techniques. This highly tactile book, with a pullout guide to binding materials and a useful glossary of terms, covers virtually everything designers need to know about the bindery process, with lots of colorful examples of techniques.