|QUOTE (Spacecadet @ May 22, 2012 08:31 pm)|
|QUOTE (Kinyen @ May 22, 2012 08:01 pm)|
| I meant to ask: who's idea was it to do the rough-cut/deckled edge on the books? I think it really gives the books a great old-fashioned look . |
That's typically an indication that the book was printed on recycled paper.
This is going Off Topic here, but the deckle edge paper is just a cut style (or a non-cut style to be precise) that gives the paper, and book, an effect of being made by hand. When paper was handmade it would have this edge. Later, cutters were used to remove it and give the paper a consistent, smooth edge (and sharp! If you've ever had a paper cut lol).
It is not indicative of a recycled paper. Though it does go nicely with the coloring of recycled paper to add to the aged effect.