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Blind Debossing in Portland

Logos Imprinted on Book Covers If custom made books are great, then personalized books are excellent! Here at HSS we have a handy Kwikprint Foil Stamper (named Winston), which we use to imprint logos and names on book covers. We recently completed a job for R/West printing Bridgeport Brewing logos on beer journals. Our own […]

Portfolio Cover Inset

Digitally Printed Insets on Custom Portfolios When our clients want clean, professional personalization, we often create digitally printed inserts on portfolios and books. To do this, we carve out a section of the bookboard before we glue the cover cloth in place. Our clients can then print their logo or artwork onto cardstock, and we can […]

Square Wedding Albums

A Perfectly Sized Album in Many Colors Lately our clients seem to be ordering the 10 x 10 album more than any of our other books. The size is great — big enough to hold multiple 4×6′s per page, yet small enough to fit comfortably on your lap. Below are some of the recent variations […]

Fine Art Wedding Album

Elegant, Archival Wedding Album When an out-of-state client asked us to help her create an elegant, archival album with printed pages, we knew just who to send her to for page printing. Pushdot Studio right here in Portland does the most gorgeous fine-art page printing we’ve seen, and this book was no exception. The client […]

50th Anniversary Album

Memorable 50th Anniversary Gift Our friend Josh recently asked us to make a 50th wedding anniversary album for his parents. We then had the pleasure of meeting his folks when they visited our studio yesterday. They brought along their album, which had been filled with photos from their years together, including their recent family trip […]

Personalized Guest Book

Guest Books for Weddings, Memorials, Anniversaries, and More When wedding season comes around, we find ourselves making more guest books. We think, though, that guest books are also a great way to preserve memories and personal notes from any event. What to look for in a guest book: Do you want your guest book to […]

Elegant Wedding Album

Wedding Album for Photo Prints We sent this book off to A Girl in Love Photography yesterday. We love the classic look and feel of photo prints mounted onto crisp, clean pages. The soft ribbon binding coordinates wonderfully with the gorgeous photos inside. Thanks, Melissa and Kerri, we hope this happy couple loves their album.

architect portfolio

Custom Architecture Portfolio Needing a portfolio for an upcoming interview, a recent architecture grad asked us to build this book around his work. We’re planning to add custom portfolios to our product line in the coming months. See what you think! Want more? See other custom portfolios here.

Custom Graphic Design Portfolio

Design Portfolio for Portland Designer We recently bound this incredible graphic design portfolio for local designer Kelly Kerwick. We bound archival printed pages {printed by our friends at Pushdot Studio} with a debossed cover {by Grossenbacher Bros.} into a coptic-bound book complete with clamshell box. The results of all that collaboration are magnificent. Kelly is […]

Album with Printed Pages

Photographer Album: Pre-Printed Pages Bound We just sent off this gorgeous album for photographer Sooke Aavang yesterday. Sooke provided us with printed pages, and we created a Western Case Bound book and slipcase. We love how her images and the cloth and paper colors play off one another to create an almost ethereal feeling for […]