The large selection of binding materials available enables the designer to give a hard cover book the ‘packaging’ it deserves. Over time, linen has definitely proved its worth as a binding material. For many book-lovers and readers, a book simply must be bound in linen to be attractive, strong and valuable. L. van Heek Textiles has done much to give designers or publishers a real choice from the various types of linen in contemporary colours. One of the advantages linen has over other binding materials, it’s being a natural product: its feel and texture after weaving.
In contrast to the past, nowadays many printing techniques can be used for textile cover materials. Even combinations of various printing techniques on the same binding are perfectly possible. On the link below you will find a short overview of the techniques that lend themselves best for our cover materials.