cover lamination

An example of matte (left) vs. gloss (right) lamination on the same book.

An example of matte (left) vs. gloss (right) lamination on the same book.

Laminate is the finish which gives the book protection from the world around it. Gloss laminate is vibrant with high-sheen and is durable - it repels dust, dirt and fingerprints.  Matte laminate is less reflective, giving a more natural look to cover art and it absorbs more small scratches and scuffs.

BNB currently offers gloss and matte lamination options for paperbacks, pre-printed case covers, and dust jackets.