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Making Books

An Inside Look at the Lost Art of Bookbinding With Paper Dragon Books

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.01.2013 | Books
Louise McCready Hart

"A persistent and obsessive character may be necessary to be a good bookbinder," says Gavin Dovey, a design bookbinder and founder of Paper Dragon Books.

WATCH: How A Book Was Made, 1947. Dying Art?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Before Gutenberg, making a book meant writing it by hand. With the invention of the printing press, craft was still important. We found this 1947 vide...