birth of a book

We’ve posted about books and things related to books in the past. A lot. But we found a video about the absolutely splendid art of the handmade book binding process and *had* to share.

Glen Milner filmed the team at Smith Settle bind a book from start to finish and gives us  a peek into this incredible process. At a time when most things are machine-made, this is a real art- so beautiful and rare. Read the Telegraph article here.

When we write our books, you can bet this is how they’ll be printed.

via Laughing Squid

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Two Sarah Lawrence grads armed with their cameras, who have a penchant for making things pretty, following their eyes, following their hearts, even if they aren't always standing on their own two feet.
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3 Responses to birth of a book

  1. earthtofire says:

    The joy of holding a book in your hand!Beautiful post Uttara.

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