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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Binding Styles for Handmade Books When clients ask us to create a book or portfolio, their book’s content usually dictates its binding style. Below are some of the binding styles that we build most often, along with a short explanation of how they function. Western Case Binding When you think of a traditional hardcover book, [...]
Handmade Leather Photo Album We often make things in bookcloth, but this week had an opportunity to work with lovely, lovely leather. This book for Rebekah Johnson Photography has the same structure as our cloth-covered ones, but there is something wonderfully sumptuous and rich about a leather-bound book. We wish you could feel it for [...]
Storing and caring for photo albums You have a beautiful photo album. It was made by hand using archival materials and time-tested techniques. It is full of high quality prints that are mounted using archival adhesive. You have a priceless object that can last for centuries! Now how are you going to keep it in [...]
Photographs Shine in a Handmade Wedding Album We often make blank books here at Hinged Strung Stitched, and leave it up to the client to add their own content. However, we also offer photo mounting services for our handmade albums. Mounted photos give the book a satisfying heft, and look simply beautiful. This album and [...]
Photographers are some of our favorite clients here at HSS. Some wedding photographers have us create a line of custom products especially for their clients. Below are some of our favorites: Albums in slipcase, and tri-fold albums for Aisha Harley Photography: Ribbon-Bound Trifold Albums for Lauren Brooks Photography: Album with Bamboo Cover and Leather Spine for [...]