Create Handmade Books Like you have never seen them before!
Go ahead, break the boundaries of bookmaking – it’s fun and easy with Books Unbound. Using simple bookbinding techniques, you can turn an ordinary book into a handmade sculptural masterpiece.
Book artist Michael Jacobs takes you step-by-step through twenty innovative projects, including travel journals, modular books, wired books and books within boxes. Inside you'll also find:
- project templates that make book construction a snap
- expert advice and valuable tips on bookmaking tools, materials and techniques
- imaginative variations to give each project a unique twist
The pages of Michael Jacobs' book constructions are filled with excitement. Featuring inserts, flaps, pockets and secret compartments, the books invite viewers to explore and experience the surprises hidden within. And now, with Books Unbound, you can create your own new and unexpected book creations!
1st edition 2006, 128 pp, full colour throughout, 21.5 x 28cm