cherry. a5

cherry. a5


badly made books are handmade with machines at 1 friar st. cork, currently a team of 3 work at BMB's cork city workshop & design studio.



• 128 pages - 120gsm recycled italian paper. 

• 350gsm embossed cover made from 40% food waste - kiwi

choose between blank, dots & lines (risograph printed notepaper - rice-oil based ink)

• designed, printed & bound in Cork CIty ~93% recycled and secndary material

• tape-bound book opens flat

• secretarial pocket

• paper packaging only

• dimensions: bmB5, H210mm x W140mm x D16mm


excuse me

have me met before

i used to be a coffee cup

or a pizza box

maybe a flyer


to float on the breeze





maybe it was you i met

maybe. i can't remember


    badly made books are handmade with machines, expect some quirks and variations.

    In an effort to minimise waste our BMB sizes are slightly smaller than standard.

    BMB4 ~ A4 ~ 28x20cm

    BMB5 ~ A5 ~ 20x14cm

    BMB4 ~ A4 ~ 14x10cm


    *** Due to Covid-19 some deliveries are taking longer than expected***


    Orders are processed monday to friday at 11am.


    We ship all orders via An Post standard post:

    1 - 4 days in Ireland and Northern Ireland

    1 - 2 weeks for EU and UK 

    2 - 4  weeks for US and Rest of World


    Orders over 30€ or more (Ireland only) include tracked shipping via An Post Parcel -


    Recyclable paper packaging only