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Visitors immersed themselves in the world of bookbinding, engaged in lively discussions and celebrated awards. Here you can find the highlights for the Hardcover Days 2023.
Successful fundraising campaign at "BuchDruckKunst" for the benefit of ARCHE-Billstedt
From 31 March to 2 April 2023, the popular BuchDruckKunst fair took place in Hamburg-Barmbek. Lovers of books, print art and design came together to share their passion for art and creativity and do some good at the same time.
Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023 - Visit the global meeting place for digital print media production in Lucerne. Meet decision makers, executives and experts from over 100 nations. Register now and visit us at our booth.
Soft, water-repellent and robust - SIDRA apple leather offers several advantages over traditional leather. Discover the charm of this sustainable material and learn more about SIDRA Apple Leather and its special features here.
Discover the creative possibilities of Washi Tape: give your projects that special touch and get inspired.
Summer 2022, Hamburg - Schmedt goes Podcast. In the new iBookBinding podcast we talk about the beginnings of the family business, from the small workshop in the stable to the launch of our new website. A lot has happened in the last 100 years. Listen in and find out what's in store for the future!
Our new Fancy Canvas book cloth is a coated cotton fabric with a matte coating. The fabric captivates with its eight unique, vibrant colors.
In today's printing market, it is essential to offer customers special types of finishing. Individualization and personalization are more important than ever. One special form of book finishing has recently become increasingly important and is in demand from many customers: printing on book edges.
We are expanding our portfolio of marbling dyes under the AscoColor eco brand, with a focus on environmental compatibility.
In this blog post we look at leather for bookbinding. How did leather come to be used in bookbinding? What is needed to make books with leather bindings? What is the proper care of book leather? How can books with leather bindings be decorated and personalised?
Sarah Stahl has been the owner of the Cologne bookbindery Mensch since 2010. At the end of November 2019, the master bookbinder put the new PräLeg XS casing-in machine and the PräForm XS for pressing in books from Schmedt into operation. In the interview, she reveals what prompted her to take this step and describes her experiences.