„How to make a book” is a first guide on the market for making your own publication. If you ever dreamed of making an album, comic book, book of poetry or a journal, now you don't have any excuse – it can be done, and thanks to this book, you're going to learn step by step how easy it is!
What the book consists of?
Where its form came from?
How to independently prepare and print the contents?
Finally, how to sew and bind the book block?
This publication is a mix of theory and practics. Verified in a real life knowledge in a nutshell – result of many years of running a bookbinding workshops, which over 1500 people in Poland has completed. Ins and outs of estimating the format, making imposition and selecting the paper, presented in a light and humorous way.
Lastly – this book is a specific publishing manifesto from Oficyna Peryfeire: manually printed on Riso duplicator, full of intense colours illustrations and beautifully binded. Every copy is numbered and signed. After this read, you'll never look at your book shelf the same way again.
About the author:
Michał Chojecki – visual artist, book and art projects publisher, founder of Oficyna Peryferie. In 2015 he got the PhD, the subject of which was his own art book. Collector of zines, postage stamps and matchbox labels.
Layout: Natalia Łajszczak
Illustrations: Natalia Łajszczak and Marta Tomiak
Binding: hardcover, book cloth with print / paperback, sewn and glued, ota-bind
Second edition: 500 copies (hardcover), 300 (paperback)
Printing: Riso, 3 colours (blue, pink, yellow)
Paper: hardcover: Munken Pure Rough 90g, paperback: Ecco Book 80g vol2.0