Binding Styles

Cased and limp books may be unsewn, notched or sewn (unsewn and notched binding are the same price, but notched binding is not available for books printed on our digital presses). A sewn book is more durable and expensive, than an unsewn book and is only usually necessary for publications referred to regularly, such as dictionaries or high extent titles, where the sewing adds additional strength to the binding. Limp binding – also called softback or paperback binding. Cased binding – (also called hardback or cloth binding) There are two main case binding styles: i) With a printed paper cover pasted down to the Read more

Final Cut Pro – Killer Secrets

Final Cut Pro Killer Secrets is a collection of tips, techniques and reference material that I’ve learnt, discovered or stumbled upon since 2003. The book is written primarily for Final Cut Pro 6 but virtually all the tips will work in earlier versions. Whether you’ve been working with Final Cut Pro for five months or five years. PDF: Final Cut Pro Killer Secrets  

Mounting and Framing – London

For mounting please contact Tapestry   After many different jobs, our primary recommendation is Canonbury Arts: Canonbury arts 65 Halliford Street Islington London N1 3HF tel. 020 7226 4652 email sc@canonburyarts.co.uk Google Maps: http://g.co/maps/uvsau   other framers dealing with artists include:   Lock & Davies 89 Goldsmiths Row London E2 8QR Speak to Martin (at Lock & Davis). This place is good for smaller work. Good prices 020 7684 7390 info@lockanddavies.co.uk Simon Beaugié Picture Framers ltd Manor Farm Workshops, Hamstreet Road, Shadoxhurst Ashford Kent TN26 1NW Affordable quality framers as they are based outside of London. Pick up the work from your studio and Read more

Photographic Processing and Printing – London

Staff top recommendation: Tapestry 254-258 Goswell Road London EC1V 7EB digital C-type (Lambda up to 48”/125cm wide) and Giclee inkjet printing. Print Mounting 020 7250 1700 Other places in London: Michael Dyers Associates Now located at: Bayeux 78 Newman Street LONDON W1T 3EP Contact Steve Vallis on 020 7836 8354 or Terry Hack on 020 7436 1066 Large scale colour and black and white hand prints from negatives. Some digital services including giclee printing   Metro Imaging 32 Great Sutton Street London EC1V 0NB Monday to Friday 8am-7pm Digital and analogue printing & processing for colour and black and white. Read more

Darkroom & studio hire

Four Corners Darkroom 121 Roman Road Tower Hamlets Greater London E2 0QN 020 8981 6111 Rapid Eye 79 Leonard Street London EC2A 4QS Phone 0871 873 1257 Photofusion 17a Electric Lane London SW9 8LA digital Scanning, studio hire, gallery, darkroom hire 020 77385774

Photographic Materials Suppliers

Process Supplies 13-25 Mount Pleasant, London WC1X 0AR, 020 7837 2179 Calumet 93-103 Drummond Street London NW1 2HJ 020 7380 1144 Jessops 129-131 Oxford Street London W1D 2HU 0207 4343586   Kingsely Photographic 93 Tottenham Court Road London W1T 4HL 020 7436 8700   7dayshop.com http://www.7dayshop.com/

Epson inkjet papers

BuyEpson (direct from Epson, whole range including rolls) 7dayshop (online, cheaper if you plan in advance) PC World, Tottenham Court Road opp Warren St or Ryman’s near Goodge St (closest) Jessops or Jacobs on New Oxford Street (south end of Gower St)

Paper & Bookbinding supplies

John Purcell fine paper suppliers only, good prices on minimum order of 25 sheets, will deliver usually within 2 to 3 days. Inkjet paper sheets and rolls. John Purcell Paper, 15 Rumsey Road, London SW9 0TR   tel 020 7737 5199   Falkiners / Shepherds Paper and Bookbinding suppliers, single sheets of paper can be bought. Falkiners Fine Paper, 76 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AR tel 020 7831 1151   J Hewit & Sons. Bookbinding materials and equipment only  (Scotland) J. Hewit & Sons., 12 Nettlehill Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5DL tel 01506 444160  

Screens & Screenprint ink

Screens- new and re-stretched, emulsions and strippers etc No ink supplied London Screen Service, Unit A403, Tower Bridge Business Complex, 100 Clements Road, Southwark, London SE16 4DG     tel 020 72320 363 London Screen Service, Unit 75, Parkside Business Estate, London SE8 5NZ.   tel  0208 6919423 Screen printing studio  available for hire – vacuum table and textile tables. Screenprint ink ( Lascaux acrylic paints and screen printing paste to make screen printable ink.) AP Fitzpatrick, 142 Cambridge Heath Rd, London E1 5QJ.  tel 0207 790 0884

Non-ferrous metal

Intaglio Printmaker, 9 Playhouse Court, 62 Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 OAT  tel- 020 7928 2633 Smiths Metal Centre, 42-56 Tottenham Rd, London N1 4BZ. 0207 2412430 (also plastics and stainless steel) Forward Metals Ltd., Saxon Way, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, B37 5AY  tel- 0121 779 4888 Dore Metal Services, 46 Imex Business Park, Flaxley Rd, Birmingham B33 9AL. 0121 6245750 Builders Iron and Zinc, Millmarsh Land, Enfield En3 7QA. 020 8443300

St Bride Library

The collections cover printing and related subjects: paper and binding, graphic design and typography, typefaces and calligraphy, illustration and printmaking, publishing and book-selling and the social and economic aspects of the printing, book, newspaper and magazine trades. The Library is open to the public free of charge, without formality. Photocopies can be supplied, and photography is permitted by appointment. 50,000 books. All the classic works on printing technique, visual style, typography, graphic design, calligraphy and more. There are many titles that offer excellent subject introductions, and our staff can help in guiding those without detailed knowledge in our subject areas Read more

Bartlett DMC workshop

DMC London, is the Bartlett’s new, state-of-the-art digital manufacturing (DM) centre. Bringing together two key technologies, and associated software solutions, the centre services all the DM requirements of the school, the wider needs of the UCL community, as well as, providing a highly valuable service to SMEs and micro-companies from within Greater London. To access any of the technologies detailed below, it is first necessary to generate a 3D CAD file of your design and export this into .stl format. The majority of 3D CAD packages have this export facility. Website with full details: www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/architecture/resources/dmc.htm

Bartlett CAD/CAM workshop

CNC Routers and Laser Cutters can be booked 48 hours in advance. During busy times i the Bartlett schedule these can be very busy with queues outside the office to book from 8am, so get there early! CAD/CAM workshop times: 9.30am – 4.30pm (Closed for lunch 1-2pm) Cost of all machines for Slade students is £15 per hour, with the exception of the Slade CNC router which will be charged at cost (check in workshop for details). Website: www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/architecture/resources/cadcam/cadcam.htm

Metropolitan Works

Metropolitan Works is London’s leading Creative Industries Centre, helping designers and manufacturers develop ideas and bring new products to the marketplace through access to digital manufacturing, workshops, knowledge transfer, advice, courses and exhibitions. At the heart of Metropolitan Works is the Digital Manufacturing Centre, housing a range of new technology for prototyping, manufacture, research and experimentation. Water jet cutting, which is unavailable at the Bartlett Their CNC 3 axis machine has a cutting area of 1300 mm x 2500 mm and a height of 300mm Their large format 100 watt laser cutter has an effective cutting area of 1227mm x Read more

TOMPS

Mould making and casting supplies. Website: www.tomps.com

Tirantis

Sculptors’ Tools, Materials and Studio Equipment, for Carving, Modelling, Mouldmaking, Casting & Restoration. Website: www.tiranti.co.uk

4D Modelshop

A comprehensive range of model making materials, tools and accessories to anyone involved in 3D construction. Website: www.modelshop.co.uk

Jesmonite

Jesmonite is a versatile range of water-based resin systems and offers the safe alternative to solvent based resin systems Website explaining the different uses and information of jesmonite

Camera aperture

An adjustable camera controls the amount of light reaching the film in two ways. It can make the Image darker or lighter by a variable aperture. positioned behind the lens. and it can control the length of time that the light reaches the film. by a timed shutter. The lens aperture consists of overlapping movable leaves which form a diaphragm. This can be set to a range of diameters. so that the quantity of light admitted is controlled In the same way that the width of a funnel controls the quantity of water flowing Into a container. When photographing a Read more

Adobe Print Publishing Guide

This book explores the processes and issues involved in preparing color publications for reproduction on a commercial printing press-a set of tasks known as the prepress process. Despite being written in 1995, this book contains useful information for those starting out with using commercial printing presses, especially industry standards and explains key terms. I have removed obsolete information and added some annotations. PDF: Adobe Print Publishing Guide (1995)