The Vertical Book Press …..by Tony

Every aspiring hand bookbinder usually has a number of various types of clamps and presses. We acquired a nice solid iron horizontal press last year that we use daily for pressing and finishing of books. But we needed a vertical style clamp for working…

Tie Dye Time!

Every summer for the last 3 years, we make up a small batch of tie dye blank journals. We started doing this in small numbers and took the journals to sell outside concerts at places like Red Rocks. They have always been a popular…

Come see us at the Kansas Book Festival!

We’ll be exhibiting our complete lines of journals and promoting some of our new “special edition” services for authors and publishers at the Kansas Book Festival on Sept 10th in Topeka, KS. More details to come as we get closer to September. Click on…

Go Wander!

Every now and then you just need to stop, take a deep breath and ask yourself: “How am I feeling right now?” and “Where are we headed now?” and even better, let yourself go off a tangent and “wander around a bit”. Explore. In…

Origins of the Fleur-de-lis

The printed design end sheets for this journal are made with a “Fleur-de-lis” pattern. Have you ever wondered about the origin of this iconic symbol and just exactly what does it represent? Same here! As we were creating a new style blank journal with…

Introducing Noterious (TM) Notebooks and Journals

Noterious (TM) Notebooks and Journals are the latest new brand offering from Design Bindery LLC.  These distinctive, understated, sturdy notebooks and journals have a style and personality all their own!   Noterious: [No-tare-ee-us] We offer each style of Noterio’s in 4 colors: We have…

Your Future Starts Here!

What qualities do highly successful people have that average people don’t have? After all, we all have the same amount of hours per day. Highly successful people don’t usually work longer than anyone else. (Maybe some do). But really….what is that elusive elixir that…

Wine Tasting Journal and Kit

                        Wine Tasting Journal and Kit   If you’re on the hunt for a fantastic handmade “one of a kind” type Father’s Day gift, look no further! We had seen quite a few…

Some Recipes are Timeless

What makes a recipe timeless? Recipes passed down through generations just like our DNA–they become part of who we are, and perhaps tell part of the story about where we came from.  Lot’s of stories come to mind, many of which focus on the…

New Items From LIVRAISON.US

One of our biggest problems we have noticed in starting this company, is that we just have too many darned ideas and not enough time! Do you ever feel that way? With the past several months we busied every free moment working on the…

Hand Made vs. Mass Production

We just finished our first ever Mother’s Day Sale! While we didn’t fulfill thousands of orders, it was never our intention to do so. We had a small batch of Mother’s Day gift orders and it was a wonderful experience. Thanks to all our…

Our First Annual Mother’s Day Journal Sale!

Wow, this is exciting! We’re staging a sale. It’s Our First Ever, First Annual Mother’s Day Journal Sale 160 Page Blank Hard Cover Journal with Free Monogram Lettering in Gold Foil $19.95 Sale Ends Sunday April 30th at midnite Central Time USA. What to…