Category Archives: Book Production

New Paper Stock Available at Bookmobile!

    We are very excited to introduce a 100% recycled natural interior stock to our house inventory! We now offer sixteen paper stocks for printing book interiors. Contact me today and I will send you a paper stock sampler—please be sure to include your..

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    Cover Lamination: The Beautiful and the Bad

      Film lamination is important for paperback covers and dust jackets. Books get banged around a lot en route from printer to reader (see my post on cartons). Without cover lamination, corners get bent, the printed image scuffs and cracks, and..

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      Digital Book Printing and Press Gain

        When we got our new Océ VarioPrint 6320 printers, we did not anticipate that their superior print quality could cause issues, but ironically that is what happened in one instance. The case in question was one where the designer used a typeface..

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        Introducing Our New 60-lb. Natural!

          We have a new natural stock! After many years of service, our 60-lb. natural finch opaque vellum at 436 PPI has been discontinued. We've begun phasing it out, and we are replacing it with 60-lb. cream tradebook at 436 PPI...

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          About Us

          Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Bookmobile began as a design and typesetting production house in 1982 and started offering print services in 1996. When your project comes to Bookmobile, it gets the benefit of thirty-three years of know-how. We work with over 900 publishers, including literary presses, university presses, trade houses, museums, galleries, and artists. Contact Us