Deckled Edges — Yay or Nay? | Book Production and Design

In which Holly explores the history of deckled edges, gets pretty nerdy about book binding, and poses a question for viewers.

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BOOKS MENTIONED:
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Circe by Madeline Miller: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32993458-circe

If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30319086-if-we-were-villains?ac=1&from_search=true

The Garden Party and other stories by Katherine Mansfield (cover by Holly Dunn): https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28014835-the-garden-party

The Book by Keith Houston: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26530319-the-book?ac=1&from_search=true


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RESOURCES
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My previous video on book edges: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOBy1yPM0zA

Tutorial video from Sea Lemon on bookbinding, which demonstrates how signatures are sewn together: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9O4kFTOEh6k&t=197s

Article on deckled edges: https://www.economist.com/babbage/2012/07/15/deckle-detecting?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/deckledetecting


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ABOUT ME
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Hi folks, I'm Holly. I create illustrated book covers for publishers and authors, and for you guys. You can find my designs on my website, along with a range of stationery items and art prints. The videos on this channel focus on books, what I've been reading, and the art of book design.

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MUSIC
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Prelude to J.S. Bach's Cello Suite I in G, performed and recorded by Holly Dunn 2015.
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