High Quality and Sustainable Materials

In our pursuit of making beautiful books, we have put time and effort into finding and using the best materials. For example: we are partnering with Gmund, a paper mill founded in the early nineteenth century on the shores of the Tegernsee, Bavaria. For decades, Gmund has been working to develop the finest quality paper, with environmentally sustainable processes.

TOC books are printed in Berlin-Adlershof by Daniel Klotz at ‘Die Lettertypen’ on an Original Heidelberg Cylinder Press from 1954. This press remains the pinnacle of precision. Daniel has spent 30 years in the printing business combining the latest digital technologies with traditional letterpress methods, following our motto “Preservation through Production.” Daniel is responsible for all production aspects. He also oversees binding and finishing our books at Buchbinderei Müller in Leipzig. 


With a sewn and glued binding, the first two titles are printed in a combination of offset and letterpress on 90gsm Schleipen Werkdruck paper. Colored endpapers contrast the jacket colors and patterns. Covers are wrapped in linen with a headband and reading ribbon.




Each book is a limited edition print run of 998 numbered copies printed in Berlin, and signed by the author.