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, 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: 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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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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Crossway’s The Psalms (ESV) in Black Top Grain Leather

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

OVERVIEW You know I have a soft spot for psalters. They make reading the psalms a delight, and lend themselves to devotional use. The distinction I typically make…

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Crossway ESV Pocket New Testament in Black Genuine Leather and Coffee TruTone

Monday, June 9, 2014

OVERVIEW It doesn’t open flat. It’s printed and bound in China. The best binding option available is genuine leather. Three strikes and you’re out? Not in this case….

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A love letter to Crossway

Friday, June 6, 2014

Every summer I teach at Worldview Academy, which means I’m on the road for two months straight. As I write this, my packing has yet to be done…

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Crossway’s Wide Margin Reference Bible in Black Top Grain Leather

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

OVERVIEW Since the beginning I’ve preached the virtues of a wide margin Bible, believing the extra space around the text gives you the means of creating what is…

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Single Column Legacy ESV (Part 3): Legacy vs. Clarion

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Nothing lasts forever, but if you're waiting on a nicely-bound single column ESV, you might have your doubts. The Clarions seem to have been recalled due to a…

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