Book repairs are often the last thing people think of when their favourite books become fragile. However, when we take a look at the impact that the paper industry has on the environment, book restoration quickly becomes the better option.
Physical books are once again becoming the more popular choice for avid readers after technological alternatives such as Kindles and tablets took over the market. The bookbinding and printing industry of South Africa is taking the bull by the horns to ensure the country does not miss this opportunity.
There are numerous reports that show the general inclination towards e-books in developed markets has begun to change direction.
The year has started off with a bang at Bookbinding Services. As usual, students were knocking at our door from day one looking to get their theses bound!
Last month, we were given a book binding project by Hog Hollow Country Lodge, a breath-taking lodge found on the garden route.
As bookbinders, we get requests to do a variety of projects – from binding a single personalized journal, to producing 10,000 diaries.
However, we have many requests to restore old books.