badly made books

badly made books

badly made books is an Irish bookbinders
printers, designers & stationery manufacturers based in
Cork city specialising in high-quality, low-impact books.
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our workshop celebrates curiosity and determination,
qualities needed to look past failure and bring new ideas
to fruition. this is how the first badly made books were
designed, a process of prototyping and experimentation
that resulted in a novel method of binding books that
allows our books to lay flat so each page can be fully used
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we choose to use recycled materials, risograph printing
and as many hand-operated, pre-used machines as possible.
we do our best to incorporate sustainability into every aspect
of our material selection & production process by adapting
old processes and inventing new ones to meet the needs
of the future. 
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