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Book Binding

Hard & Soft Binding Options For Your Books

Binding Specialists, Northampton

We love binding books. It’s as simple as that. Hampton offer a variety of soft bind options. From classic saddle stitch booklets, great for zines and catalogues, to perfect bound books, ideal for more substantial projects (FMP’s, photo books, biographical books).

SOFT BIND

The perfect finishing touch to your book project is to bind it with a soft bound method. Saddle stitch, Perfect bind, Wire-o-bind, Half-Canadian bind, Spiral Bind, 

HARD BIND

Our range of hard bind options are bound to impress … sorry … we couldn’t resist! In a variety of shapes and sizes and colours; square, A4, A5 and A3, portrait and landscape, black, blue, red, white, silver. With options of your own printed hard cover or a plain cover with hand stamped foil lettering. 

Saddle Stitch

This soft bind allows the pages to sit flat when open and is one of the most cost effective binds. The pages are creased and folded in half and stapled in the middle.

  • Number of pages must be in multiples of 4
  • 80gsm – 300gsm (depends on no. of pages)
  • From 8 pages up to 56
  • A7 – A4 (portrait) – bespoke sizes available

Perfect Bind

This soft bind allows the pages to sit flat when open and is the most popular bind among Graphic Communication and Fashion students. Pages are glued and seamlessly finished with a wrap around cover.

  • Minimum pages 40 up to 160
  • 80gsm – 170gsm (140gsm most popular)
  • Supply your PDF to Hampton as single pages (not spreads)
  • A6 (portrait only) up to A4 (all sizes inbetween portrait and landscape) 

Reverse Wire Bind

This soft bind allows the pages to sit flat when open. The book is wire bound and wired to a wrap around cover creating a spine for a seamless finish.

  • 80gsm – 300gsm
  • From 4 pages up to 120
  • A7 – A4 Portrait & Landscape
  • Printed or plain 400gsm cover

Spiral Bind

This soft bind allows the pages to sit flat when open is a cost effective bind. The pages are punched with round holes and bound with a plastic spiral.

  • 80gsm – 300gsm
  • From 2 pages up to 50
  • Available in clear or black
  • Up to A4 long edge

Hard Bind (Custom)

This hard bind method is a smart way to showcase your portfolio or coffee book style photo album. With the added bonus of the cover being your own design.

  • 80gsm – 140gsm (up to 170gsm Landscape)
  • From 8 pages up to 200
  • Customise the front and back covers. Finished in gloss.
  • Add a book jacket / dust cover

Hard Bind Plain Cover

This hard bind method is a smart way to showcase your report,  portfolio or coffee book style photo album. Available in a range of sizes, colours and finishes. Customise with a silver or gold foil blocked title, name and course.

  • 80gsm – 140gsm (up to 170gsm Landscape)
  • From 8 pages up to 200
  • Available in black, blue, red, maroon, silver, grey & white (in leathergrain, linen or premium)
  • A4 (portrait and landscape), A5, 120x120mm & A3 landscape. 
  • Add a book jacket / dust cover
Hampton Print Binding Northampton

Wire Bind

This soft bind allows the pages to sit flat when open and is one of the most cost effective binds. 

  • Number of pages; 2 – 320 (paper weight dependant)
  • 80gsm – 300gsm
  • A7 – A3 Landscape and Portrait (+ custom sizes)
  • Black, white & silver (plus other colours on request)
Hampton Print & Design

Screw Posts

This soft bind is bound together with nickel or brass screw posts. Giving the ability to add or remove pages easily.

  • Number of pages vary, post thickness from 2mm up to 25mm
  • 80gsm – 300gsm
  • Plain or printed covers
Hampton Print Binding Northampton

Hard Pouch

This hard bind method is a quick way to showcase your report,  portfolio or coffee book style photo album. Your A4 printed design laminated onto the front cover.

  • FAST TURNAROUND!
  • 80gsm – 170gsm
  • From 8 pages up to 200
  • A4 (portrait and landscape)
  • Optional plain or custom back cover.
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