Course detail

Book Binding 1

FaVU-KV1Acad. year: 2019/2020

The course covers both ahnd-made and industrial book-binding. Gradually, students learn the practical and theoretical basics including polygraphic technologies while having aspects of graphic design in mind. They will learn how to use tools and machines in a boook-binding shop and they will learn about materials used in book-binding. They will learn about the possibilities of combining the various types of binding, materials, and further treatment. Thanks to this new knowledge, they will learn to combine graphic design wthe book-binding. The course includes work with Adobe InDesign, in which students will learn the basics of pre-printing preparation and document exportation. Due to their knowledge of polygraphy basics, students will be able to commission the production of printing materials and supervise the whole process from the first drafts to the finished product. They will also be able to assess the production possibilities and decide on the best and most effective technological procedure of production.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Lessons are held at the same time through practical and theoretical form. Students learn the general characteristics of the paper, which is important in the production of books. With this feature of the paper is practically learn hand-bound book binding V1, V2, V3, V4. Students will become familiar with prepress and export document in Adobe InDesign. Students from the practical mastery of bookbinding V1-V4 selects subtopic own ride that process learned bookbinding and the project will be implemented by means of books.

Prerequisites

Without.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Jiří H. KOCMAN, Médium papír. Brno: VUTIUM, 2004. (CS)
Jaroslav ŠALDA, Papír – karton – lepenka. Praha: SNTL, 1955. (CS)
Jaroslav DOLEŽAL, Vazby knih. Praha: SNTL, 1987. (CS)
Kristina NICKEL, Ready to print: habdbook for media designers. Berlin: Gestalten, 2011 (CS)
Pavel KOČIČKA – Filip BLAŽEK. Praktická typografie. Praha: Computer Press, 2000. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lessons are held at the same time through practical and theoretical form.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credits are awarded based on active participation in seminars and submitting practical output.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Individual topics in the syllabus overlap and will not be dealt with in the exact order given below.
1. General characteristics of paper.

Aims

Students will have knV1own the basiscs of bookbinding, including the terminology. They will have learnt the general characteristics of paper and been able to adjust the V1, V2, V3, and V4 block.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The attendance is compulsory (maximum absence of 20%).

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUB Bachelor's

    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Seminar

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

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