knockadoon pier. a5

knockadoon pier. a5


kmnockadoon pier, east cork 

sadhbh ó mahony, 2019, phone photo, pigment digital print. 


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.



• 112 pages

• 300gsm pink paperback titled onwards & upwards

choose between blank, dots & lines (risograph printed - fluorescent pink)

• designed, printed & bound in Cork CIty ~83% post-consumer waste

• planner option ( + €1)

• tape-bound book opens flat

• secretarial pocket

• cartridge paper (140gsm) made from used coffee cups (80%, UK)

• poem included (inside cover)

• paper packaging only

• dimensions: bmB5, H200mm 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 rubbish

    ~ 83% post-consumer waste materials.

    notepaper:  140gsm cartridge paper, made in the UK from recycled coffee cups (80%)

    cover:  320gsm card from postconsumer waste. made in the EU from recycled material (100%)


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


    badly made books print with restraint using pigment-based inks.

    (less colour = lower ink usage = less plastic usage)


    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