ESV Reader’s Bible, Six-Volume Set — Part 3: Paper Performance

Thursday, October 13, 2016

This is Part 3 of Bible Design Blog’s look at the ESV Reader’s Bible, Six-Volume Set. This time we take an in-depth look at the paper the books are printed…

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“Reverent Joy”: Crossway Launches ReadersBible.org, Releases Video

Monday, October 10, 2016

To mark the official launch of the ESV Reader’s Bible, Six-Volume Set, Crossway has released a new promotional video and a dedicated website: ReadersBible.org. Introducing the ‘ESV Reader’s Bible,…

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ESV Reader’s Bible, Six-Volume Set — Part 2: Layout & Typography

Thursday, October 6, 2016

This is Part 2 of Bible Design Blog’s look at the ESV Reader’s Bible, Six-Volume Set. This part focuses on typography and page layout for an index of the…

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The ESV Reader’s Bible, Six-Volume Set — Part 1: Simply Beautiful

Monday, October 3, 2016

This is Part 1 of Bible Design Blog’s extended look at the new 6-Volume Reader’s Bible published by Crossway. This post gives an overview of the project and…

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The Schuyler Quentel: New King James Version

Monday, March 21, 2016

The Quentel Reference Bible is the flagship edition from Schuyler, a relative newcomer to high-end Bible publishing that focuses on offering interior design and book blocks that rival the…

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The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Bible Rebinding: A Guest Post by Matthew Everhard

Friday, August 14, 2015

A topic of perennial interest at Bible Design Blog has been bookbinding. My own efforts to learn the craft have led to relatively dismal results, though they’ve taught…

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The KJV Schuyler Reference Bible in Antique Mahogany Goatskin

Thursday, October 30, 2014

I forget sometimes how difficult the language of the KJV can be. The Mardersteig New Testament was open on my library stand, and I pointed it out to…

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Crossway Heirloom Legacy ESV in Black and Deep Brown Goatskin

Friday, October 10, 2014

The 2012 publication of the Legacy ESV marked a new era, a sea change, an insert-your-favorite-turning-point cliche-here for our friends at Crossway, who, although they had put out…

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Schuyler NKJV Single Column in Natural Grain Goatskin (Red and Brown)

Monday, September 22, 2014

A new single column setting of Scripture is always worth getting excited about. Back in 2009 when Thomas Nelson first teased us with this layout of the NKJV, there was…

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Making a leather journal cover at “The Page Has Turned”

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Those of you who share my interest in leather goods may find a recent experience I wrote about at The Page Has Turned fascinating. While teaching in Springfield,…

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