Designer book covers: T-shirts for your books

CANSAY

Add a new twist to your readingc

The new Cansay stationery brand: a collaboration by Obun Printing and prominent art director Koichi Inoue.Obun’s original emotional value printing employs different varnish combinations to create a variety of textures on printable surfaces, enabling the production of book covers that merge design, texture, and functionality. We offer two cover sizes—for small-format paperbacks (bunko-bon) and for slightly larger general-issue books (shinsho-bon).photo*Cansay-size covers can help promote your business. We will be happy to deliver covers with custom designs and messages. For pricing and other information, see: Great Novelty Product: Custom Book Covers.

Features

  • Varnish combinations give various cover textures—our original emotional value printing.
  • Cover is slit so that it fits securely and won’t slip off.
  • Fits books of various thicknesses. Bunko-bon covers fit spine widths up to 21 mm (13/16 inch); shinsho-bon covers fit spine widths from 9 mm to 21 mm (3/8 to 13/16 inch).
Fitting the Cover

Figure:Fitting the Cover

Design Variations

The varnish causes different patterns to appear as you vary the angle of viewing. These enjoyable book covers are a snap to use. Change them freely to match your mood.
MAGICAL POISON
BBMY864310
BBMG826210
BBMV882310
AGGRESSIVE WORDS CHINESE (CHINESE)
BBCY140C10
BBCV262310
BBCG343510
WEAPON
BBEP806110
BBEY838110
BBEG832210
PLAYING INSECTS
BBPO157510
BBPB566C10
BBPY100C10
NO GRAFFITI
BBGPBLCK10
BBGBSTEL10
BBGYREGA10
HIDDEN SNOWMAN
BBASCMYK10
HIDDEN ANIMALS
BBAB419C10
BBAK185C10
BBAC370C10
X-RAY
BBXT877C10
BBXP830210
BBXD820110
BBXAWAGR10
BSXAWAGR10
BBXB858110
BSXB858110
BBXD750210
BSXD750210
ANIMALS’ EYES
BBAD206C10
BSAD206C10
BBAC746710
BSAC746710
BBAR354C10
BSAR354C10
AGGRESSIVE WORDS
BBWR485C10
BSWR485C10
BBWO021C10
BSWO021C10
BBWY012C10
BSWY012C10
NO TITLE
BBNC213C10
BSNC213C10
BBNS313510
BSNS313510
BBNT116C10
BSNT116C10
Upper product number: Bunko-bon size
Lower product number: Shinsho-bon size
Type Supported Book Sizes Price (including tax)
Bunko-bon 152 mm (H) X 105 mm (W) X to 21 mm (spine) 250 yen
Shinsho-bon 175 mm (H) X 105 to 111 mm (W) X 9 to 21 mm (spine) 255 yen
Profile: Koichi Inoue
Born 1976 in Fukuoka
After graduating college, joined Wieden+Kennedy Tokyo, where prominent clients included Nike, Mori Building, Kumon, and Starbucks. Opened own creative office ORYEL in 2006.
Active in many genres. Develops advertisements, corporate identity, images, websites, and more. Member of JAGDA (Japan Graphic Designers Association)
http://www.oryel.jp/