Hardcover

Hardcover

Hardcover

A hardcover or hardback is generally defined by a solid, hardcover, edges on three sides and a book cover with a spine stiffener.

Hardcover books can be printed on the front and back covers and on the spine.

  • preferred format: A4 portrait (21 x 29.7 cm)
  • 3 binding types: thread binding, glue binding & flatbook

Binding types

Thread binding
Thread binding

The best quality, longest-lasting binding type. The folded sheets of paper of a book are put together and «threaded» to the other layers.


Glue binding
Glue binding

The book block is roughened and glued with paste; cost-effective option.


Flatbook
Flatbook

A flatbook can be opened completely flat and offers full double pages without seams. The first page can be printed. 


Refinement options for binding

Matt laminated
Matt laminated

The perfect finishing which doesn't appear too glossy but classic.


Gloss laminated
Gloss laminated

Highly resistant surface with gloss effect. Gives your book project the gloss effect it deserves.


Printed material
Printed material

Printed directly onto a white material binding. Feels like a denim material. Remarkable effects are possible even at the binding stage.


Refinement options

Endpaper
Endpaper

Connects the book block to the book cover. Selection of different paper types and colours


Headband
Headband

Improves the appearance of the spine and is glued to the top and bottom edge. In various colours. (minimum thickness of book block is 6 mm)


Marker ribbon
Marker ribbon

Narrow ribbon attached to the head of the book block which is used as a bookmark. (minimum thickness of book block is 6 mm)


Ribbon colour
Ribbon colour

Various ribbon colours are available for ribbon binding.


Design

format
13 standard formats


paper
10 papers


printing method
2 printing methods


16 to 400 pages
16 to 400 pages