Tag Archives: custom printed book jackets

Last Minute Holiday Shopping?

If you are looking for unique book gifts this holiday season there is still time to place your order!  We are shipping daily for all products that are in stock.  Today is December 20th and in order to receive your books by Christmas we recommend requesting Fedex 2 day if you place your order today, […]

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From Book Wrapping to Rebinding

Make Your Own Book Set - Rainbow

One of the things we do at Juniper Books that is different from any other book seller in the world is that we can help with just about any book project – from requests for a lot of books in a particular style at a low cost per book, to projects involving one very special […]

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New Photos, New Projects, New Products

Coming Soon - New Photos, Projects and Products

2012 has been an incredibly busy and successful year at Juniper Books.  In fact we have been so busy filling orders the past several months that our website simply has not kept up to date with all of our offerings. Over the next few weeks we will be trying to catch up by: Adding new […]

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

I’m a Dad with two kids and we have a lot of books around the house – my books, my wife’s books, my son’s books and my daughter’s books.   I’m a firm believer that a family can never have TOO MANY books in a home.  That being said, you do have to  proactively keep […]

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Facebooks Go Public

Mark Zuckerberg Face Book - Juniper Books

Congratulations to Facebook and all the Facebook employees and investors out there!  Call me if you need help with your library! Or I can help you perhaps with a special gift for your favorite chief executive – History of the Hoodie anyone?  Instead of a book jacket, the book comes with a book hoodie.  (Perhaps […]

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Bayleaf on Pearl

Wine Books in Custom Book Jackets

Juniper Books worked with Bayleaf on Pearl, a specialty retailer in Boulder, Colorado, to create a number of customized cookbooks and wine books for sale, as well as to provide antique leather books for merchandising the shelves. Bayleaf ‘s store is all about beautiful and luxurious goods, mostly European design or influenced.   The idea for […]

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Stately Homes By-the-Sea

Vellum Style Books in Rumson, NJ Designer Show House

The Stately Homes By-the-Sea Designer Show House is a fantastic event in picturesque Rumson, New Jersey that takes place every other year.  The Show House benefits the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, part of VNA Health Group, the largest voluntary, nonprofit home care agency in New Jersey serving more than 125,000 individuals each year in […]

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Pasadena Showcase

Books in Lady's Study Pasadena Showcase House

The Pasadena Showcase House of Design is a wonderful annual event that supports funding for music oriented organizations and has raised more than 18 million dollars to support the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Walt Disney Concert Hall and local symphonic, cultural and educational programs for youth since 1948. We were honored recently to work with interior designer Julie Kays on […]

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Themed Custom Jackets

Mystery Book Collection

Juniper Books designs and prints custom book jackets that can be used to unify small and large collections of books, achieve desired colors in order to integrate bookshelves with an interior or commercial installation, or just change the look of books from old to new or new to old. Our custom printed book jackets can […]

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Press Coverage of the Green Room

Maria Menounos interviews Kelly Ripa in the Green Room

We were thrilled to be a part of the Architectural Digest Greenroom at the 84th Academy Awards® designed by Waldo Fernandez.   The bookshelves are very much the physical center of the room and a very unique feature that no one has ever seen before – so they definitely will make an impression on anyone who […]

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Academy Awards Green Room Video

Elizabeth Taylor Close Up Books

The Architectural Digest Greenroom at the Academy Awards this weekend looks pretty spectacular.  Since not everyone can be a presenter, award winner, or otherwise get backstage to see the room and the library we custom designed for the event, I made a short video highlighting our custom book jacket creations.  The video plays on the […]

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Oscars Green Room Unveiled

Juniper Books Library for the Academy Awards Greenroom

The 2012 Architectural Digest Greenroom at the 84th Academy Awards® designed by Waldo Fernandez, with a library by Juniper Books, has been officially unveiled!  Today the media had tours of the room – a number of articles will start to appear tomorrow, plus various TV coverage throughout the weekend and the event itself on Sunday […]

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Vellum Style Custom Jackets

Custom Vellum Covers Closeup Harvard Classics

Our custom vellum style book jackets are designed to transform ordinary books into books that look like antique vellum (white leather) books.  They are one of our most popular styles. This style of books from Juniper books – both the simulated vellum and the real thing were featured in the January 2011 issue of Veranda […]

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Leather Style Custom Jackets

Simulated Leather Literary Classics

Our custom book jackets that look like antique leather take inspiration from the real thing (we always have a large inventory of genuine antique leather books) and transform modern hardcovers into classical elegant bindings quickly and economically.  The result is leather book covers (made on paper but they look convincingly like leather) that are beautiful […]

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Purple Bronte Set

I firmly believe that books make great gifts for any occasion and for every potential gift recipient, there is a book you can give them that they will love, even if they don’t like books!  Sorry if that was a bit of brain twister, but it’s true – if literary classics aren’t of interest, an […]

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New Book Sets for Sale

Jane Austen Pink Leather Style Book Set

The Juniper Books team has been busy the past few weeks creating new products for sale in our online store.  After many years of doing custom work for private clients, interior designers, and others, we launched the  store at the end of 2011.  While the majority of our business is still custom projects including curated […]

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Going Big – Large Scale Custom Book Jacket Installations

George Hincapie Racer Library

One of our plans for 2012 is to work with clients to make  large scale book installations using our custom book jackets unlike anything the world has ever seen before!  But first a little background . . . Custom book covers have a lot of uses and we have worked with clients on some very […]

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Holiday Party 2011

Cedar and Friends Playing in the Kids Book Fort

On December 11th we hosted our second annual Juniper Books holiday warehouse party.  We had a great turnout of friends, customers, local designers, retailers, booksellers, and various others in our local network.  Thanks to everyone who attended.  If you are in the Denver/Boulder area next December and interested in what we are doing, send me […]

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Books by Color & Design

Jane Austen Pink Leather Set

Juniper Books works with clients, both residential and commercial, to curate libraries and/or create/modify books that truly integrate into a design.  Thatcher believes there is  nothing wrong with choosing books by their covers – he helps designers and clients by building book collections by color, size, binding style, and subject matter where appropriate.  If a […]

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Buying our books – one set at a time

This fall marks 10 years since I got into the book business.  It’s been an amazing evolution from occasional online seller of things rare and collectible to being referred to as a “library artist.”  These days, my time is mainly spent working on projects involving thousands of books for complete libraries and creative installations.  However, […]

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Juniper Books in the New York Times!

Barry Wine reading New York Times Article About Thatcher Wine

    It’s been almost six months since the big article on what I’m doing with books came out on Thursday January 6th, in the New York Times.  It was a great article by Penelope Green.  Plus the story was accompanied by a fantastic slideshow – a Times photographer visited our warehouse in Boulder and […]

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Juniper Books Goes to China!

Bund Pictorial Article on Juniper Books

We’ve been fortunate this year to have a couple stories written about our business in Chinese publications.  I have yet to see a flood of orders from Chinese customers looking to build a library of leather bound books, or a curated library of literary classics for their shelves in Shanghai (or Dubai, or New York, […]

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Fun with Book Jackets and a Camera

OK, maybe I had too much fun with this one, but I wanted to show what is possible with our custom designed and printed book jackets and a little creativity. For one photo shoot, we made book covers using an image of pizza then I played around with placing them in a pizza box and […]

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Turning Nancy Drew Pink

Nancy Drew in Custom Jackets from Juniper Books

A client recently hired us to help solve a problem – they wanted a complete set of Nancy Drew books in their daughter’s room, but they wanted them in pink, not the standard bright yellow edition that is commonly available.  Our solution – custom designed and printed book jackets! The pink also had to be […]

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Antique Leather Style Book Covers

Simulated Leather Bound Literary Classics

Antique leather books are beautiful and timeless.  However, not all books are available or affordable in antique leather editions!  That’s one of the reasons I invented custom book covers that can be designed and printed in any style. Juniper Books is the first company to design and print gorgeous book jackets that really look like […]

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Custom Jackets – Simple Modern Designs

2011 has been a very creative and fun year so far.  I’ve had the good fortune of doing projects with numerous homeowners and interior designers around the world.  While still a niche product, the people who are finding our custom designed and printed book jackets love them, and they are making a big difference in […]

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Stately Homes by-the-Sea Designer Show House Opens

In the past few months we have been honored to participate in several charity show houses by providing books to our designer friends in order to support their visions.  Darren Henault asked us to help with the books for his room at the the Stately Homes by-the-Sea Designer Show House at Holly Hill in Rumson […]

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Juniper Books at the Pasadena Showcase House

We were flattered to be asked by designer Julie Kays to provide some books for her Lady’s Study at the Pasadena Showcase House of Design in Pasadena, California.  The Show house just opened yesterday and runs through May 15th.  It’s for a good cause so if you are in Southern California please visit! http://www.pasadenashowcase.org/ The […]

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Thatcher Wine Face Book Jackets – Check them out!

We have been playing around with printing various photo based book jackets for a while.  As most of you know, I believe anything is possible when it comes to how books look – we can make custom book covers that change the appearance of any book, or turn the spines into an art / photo […]

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The Purple Book Project

Juniper Books Purple Leather Book Jackets

Spring is in the air and I’ve been thinking about vibrant spring colors lately.  When I think about colors, I think about  colors for books and new book jacket designs. I had a couple sets of James Whitcomb Riley – the “Hoosier poet” – in stock.  The bindings were attractive i their own right with […]

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