Hayman Creative Ltd

Die Cut Book Covers | Book Binding | Perfect Binding | Thermal Binding | Wire Binding | Document Printing | Thesis Printing | Book Printing | Thesis Binding | Dissertation Binding | Lookbook printing | Portfolio printing | UK

We offer a fantastic range of book printing & binding services, including perfect binding, full colour hard back books, thesis & dissertations. We are in Nottingham UK and offer a national delivery service.

We take pride and enjoyment in creating great looking books & documents for you.

We also enjoy the challenge of producing custom made hybrid ideas - so if you have an idea - let us see if we can make it for you?

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We provide a National and International UPS delivery service

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Technical Tip…

In order to get great results -

there are lots of book binding considerations to take into account
before you get your book printed, such as bleed, gutters & margins and double page spreads. Check out our Artwork Guidelines and Q&A page for more info.
Barry Hayman, Director

Please select one of the following for more info & pricing.

Saddle Stitching

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Great for thin magazines, booklets & brochures. Available in any shape or size, though limited to a maximum of about 30 -40 pages (depending on weight of paper).

Wire Binding

wiro binding with hard bound covers at hayman creative nottingham
The pages lay completely flat when opened. Can be printed and trimmed to all shapes, sizes and thicknesses. The wires are typically black, white or silver.

Thermal Binding

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Covers can be printed on heavier weight card. Documents can be printed & trimmed to any shape, size and thickness. Available in a choice of colours.

Comb Binding

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Similar to wire binding but with the benefit of allowing individual pages to be removed and replaced - just in case you spot a mistake after its been bound!

Perfect Binding

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Documents can be printed & trimmed to any shape, size and thickness. The artwork for the covers & spine is printed in one piece and wrapped/bound around the inner pages.

Canadian Binding

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Similar specs to Hard Case binding, but with additional wire binding holding the pages together on the inside. This allows the book to open out completely flat.

Hard Back Case Binding

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The ultimate personalised hard back book. Gloss or matt laminated with graphics wrapped across the front, spine & back. Available in any custom shape and size up to A3 landscape.

Traditional Thesis Binding

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If your course dictates that you have to stick with the traditional style, we do that too. Covers can be produced with or without foil block lettering on the spine and front cover.

Hard Cover Wire Binding

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A prestigious hard back book with gloss or matt laminated covers and silver wires. Opens out completely flat. A gret choice for coffee table books.

NEW - Custom Die Cutting of Book Covers…

Our new in-house die-cutting facilities allows us to produce one-offs for students through to long production runs for business and industry.
Custom die-cut wire bound book printed at Hayman Creative Nottingham
If your course dictates that you have to stick with the traditional style, we do that too. Covers can be produced with or without foil block lettering on the spine and front cover.
Custom die-cut thermal bound book printed at Hayman Creative Nottingham
Thermal bound book with a simple custom die-cut cover
Custom die-cut perfect bound book printed at Hayman Creative Nottingham
Perfect bound book with a really well thought out die-cut cover design
For more information about our Die Cutting and Foiling services - please see our Die Cutting & Foiling web page…

Perfect Binding - including printing of covers and binding:

Our most popular choice due to its full colour covers and flexibility in shape and size that make your work stand out from the crowd. The covers can be printed on a heavy weight card-stock up to 400gsm and there is no limit on the thickness of the document. The size of document can be anything up to A3 landscape. The covers can be optionally gloss, matt or soft touch laminated.

The following are examples of perfect bound books produced at Hayman Creative in Nottingham UK:

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Example 1 - great finishing
This example shows how neatly we trim the books after they have been printed and perfect bound.
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Example 2 - wrapped covers
Here we can see that the artwork for the covers & spine is printed in one piece and wrapped/bound around the inner pages.
laminated covers and perfect binding at hayman creative nottingham
Example 3 - gloss lamination
This example shows how a book will look with gloss laminated covers.
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Example 4 - laser cut cover
This book has a cover that the student had pre laser cut the title. We then printed the inner pages and bound it all together.
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Example 5 - white ink
We printed the covers of this book using white ink on black card.
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Example 6 - digital foiling
This book shows our digital gold foiling on the covers. Unlike traditional methods of foiling - our foiling can contain any graphics & typefaces you wish from a supplied PDF.

Low Quantity Perfect Binding Prices

These prices include the printing of the covers on a suggested 250gsm to 350 gsm board of your choice.
These prices are for one-off’s or very small print runs.
[perfect-copies] * 7.50 * [perfect-size]
([perfect-copies]>=6)*-0.1
[perfect-discount] + 1
( [perfect-copies] * [perfect-lam] )
([perfect-lam]>=0.1)*10
£.00
( [perfect-price] * [perfect-discount-2] ) + 15 + [perfect-lam-price] + [perfect-lam-setup]
The binding prices are in addition to any printing you may require…

High Quantity Perfect Binding Prices

The following prices are for longer print runs, need more - please get in touch for a bespoke customised quotation.
[hq-perfect-copies] * .4
( [hq-perfect-copies] * [hq-perfect-lam] )
([hq-perfect-lam]>=0.1)*10
£.00
( [hq-perfect-price] ) + 50 + [hq-perfect-lam-price] + [hq-perfect-lam-setup]
The binding prices are in addition to any printing you may require…

Thermal Binding:

Another very popular choice amongst student work as it looks so professional. Covers can be printed in full colour on up to heavier weight card stock. The thermal strips can also be full colour printed and personalised at a small extra cost.
Available in any shape, size and thickness and trimmed to your specific requirements to give the perfect edge finish.
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Trimmed to perfection
This example shows how neatly we trim the books after they’ve been thermal bound.
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Multi colour choices
Thermal binding strips are available in a variety of colours to match the design & branding.
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Printed Covers
A great example of a thermal bound book with a full colour, matt laminated printed cover.

There are a large choice of spine colours available for thermal binding. We keep some colours in stock, full range ordered upon request.

thermal binding colour choice
The binding prices are in addition to any printing you may require…

Thermal Binding Prices

The following prices are for one-off’s or very small print runs. For longer print runs - please get in touch for a competitive quotation.
( [thermal-copies] * 2 ) + 5
[thermal-extras] * [thermal-copies]
([thermal-copies]>=6)*0.214
[thermal-discount] + 1
£.00
( [thermal-price] + [thermal-extras-calc] ) / [thermal-discount-2]

Full Colour Hard Back Case Binding:

This is rather special – gloss or matt laminate with full colour graphic design wrapped across the front, spine and back. It’s the ultimate in personalised hard back books!
Available in any custom shape and size up to A3 landscape.
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laminated full colour case binding at hayman creative nottingham
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Full Colour Hard Back Case Binding Prices

The following prices include gloss, matt or soft touch lamination and full colour printing of the covers

Any custom shape or thickness up to and including A4

£65.00

Sizes bigger than A4 and up to A3 landscape or portrait

£85.00

Quantity Discounts

25% discount for 2 or more copies

Channel binding, (as pale blue and black books shown above), up to A3 landscape

£25.00

The binding prices are in addition to any printing you may require…

Full Colour Canadian Binding:

As above this is a gloss or matt laminate with full colour graphic design wrap… but it has a flexible spine that allows for a wire bound document inside meaning it can lay flat when opened.
Available in any custom shape and size up to A3 landscape.
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Full Colour Canadian Binding Prices

The following prices include gloss, matt or soft touch lamination and full colour printing of the covers

Any custom shape or thickness up to and including A4

£65.00

Sizes bigger than A4 and up to A3 landscape or portrait

£85.00

Quantity Discounts

25% discount for 2 or more copies

The binding prices are in addition to any printing you may require…

Traditional Thesis Book Binding:

If your course dictates that you have to stick with the traditional style, we do that too. Covers can be produced with or without foil block lettering on the spine and front cover.
dissertation printing and binding at hayman creative nottingham

Traditional Thesis Book Binding Prices

Please use the price calculator for the binding and optional gold or silver foiling of any text you require on the front & spine.
£.00
[cover-choices] * [book-copies]
The binding prices are in addition to any printing you may require…

Wire Binding:

The perfect solution for when you want the pages to lay completely flat. All the benefits of full colour printing on the covers but with no limit on the thickness of the covers or inside pages.
Available in all shapes, sizes and thicknesses.
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Example 1 - hard bound covers
This example shows a wire bound book with gloss laminated hard covers.
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Example 2 - mixed size pages
Here we can see the book bound with different size inside pages.
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A prestigious hard back, silver wire bound book custom made for Heymann Primary School in West Bridgford.
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This spread demonstrates the benefit of how a wire bound book lays completely flat when opened up - even when printing on heavy/thick stock.

Basic Wire Binding Prices

Any shape or thickness up to A4 portrait and A3 landscape
The following prices are for one-off’s or very small print runs. For longer print runs - please get in touch for a competitive quotation.
[wire-copies] * 2.5 * [wire-thickness] * [wire-size]
[wire-extras] * [wire-copies]
([wire-copies]>=2)*-0.25
[wire-discount] + 1
£.00
( [wire-price] + [wire-extras-calc] ) * [wire-discount-2]
The binding prices are in addition to any printing you may require…

Hard Cover Wire Binding Prices

These prices include the printing of the oversize covers, (which are wrapped around the hard cover board). You can have the covers made with or without lamination - but we strongly suggest you add lamination to stop scuffing and protect the corners.
Any shape or thickness up to A4 portrait and A3 landscape
[hard-wire-copies] * 25 * [hard-wire-size]
[hard-wire-extras] * [hard-wire-copies]
([hard-wire-copies]>=2)*-0.25
[hard-wire-discount] + 1
£.00
( [hard-wire-price] + [hard-wire-extras-calc] ) * [hard-wire-discount-2]
The binding prices are in addition to any printing you may require…

Saddle Stitched Binding:

Great for when you want the glossy magazine & brochure look. Available with plain or full colour printed covers, this is a soft binding style where the pages are folded and held together with staples.
Available in any shape or size, though limited to a maximum of about 30 -40 pages (depending on weight of paper).
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Example 1 - Saddle Stitched Magazine
Thin magazines can be saddle stitched rather than perfect bound. This example shows an A4 sized magazine, printed on 150gsm gloss art paper. It has been printed in full bleed and then trimmed back to the finished size.

Saddle Stitched Binding Prices

The following prices are for one-off’s or very small print runs. For longer print runs - please get in touch for a competitive quotation.
The following prices include the necessary imposition of the pages, necessary for saddle stitched jobs
The binding prices are in addition to any printing you may require…
[saddle-copies] * 0.35 * [saddle-size]
([saddle-copies]>=6)*-0.2
[saddle-discount] + 1
£.00
( [saddle-price] * [saddle-discount-2] ) + 15

Comb Binding:

Similar to wire binding but with the benefit of allowing individual pages to be removed and replaced - just in case you spot a mistake after its been bound! Covers can be printed in full colour on card and have a sheet of acetate for additional protection.
Available in all shapes, sizes and thicknesses
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Example 1
Plastic combs are available in a variety of colours.
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Example 2
Comb binding has always been popular for documents such as this.

Comb Binding Prices

The following prices are for one-off’s or very small print runs. For longer print runs - please get in touch for a competitive quotation.
The following prices include the necessary imposition of the pages, necessary for saddle stitched jobs
The binding prices are in addition to any printing you may require…
[comb-copies] * 2.5 * [comb-thickness] * [comb-size]
[comb-extras] * [comb-copies]
([comb-copies]>=2)*-0.25
[comb-discount] + 1
£.00
( [comb-price] + [comb-extras-calc] ) * [comb-discount-2]

For short or large print runs, (like this), please contact us for a custom quotation.

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If you still need help with artwork - we offer a graphic design and artwork service and would be happy to offer a quote.

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Contact Us
Tel: 0115 8440122
Hayman Creative Limited
Fineprint House,
Hooton Street,
Nottingham NG3 2NJ
Opening Times
Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm


We Accept
all major debit and credit card payments
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