Restoration

Cover restoration

Books comprise a book block and a cover to protect the block. Use puts a strain on book covers until they break along the fold [...]read more ▸

Map treatment

Historical plans are full of town, building and architectural history. Building plans and drawings, which are often one of a kind, are full of ideas [...]read more ▸

Ink corrosion treatment

Iron gall ink was used from antiquity to the late 19th century. This is a mixture of iron salts (iron (II)sulphate) and gall nut extracts. [...]read more ▸

Paper restoration

Our methods of paper restoration range from pure wet treatment to leaf-casting and laminating to manual paper treatment and splitting. Wet treatment makes aged paper flexible [...]read more ▸