Conservation of Graphic Documentation
Design and Graphic Arts
5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 60,0 PL + 5,0 OT
1 Identify the concepts of preservation / conservation of books and graphic documents.
2 Evaluate the strength and durability of the materials constituting the graphic documents. Identify the productive processes. Develop observation / analysis capacity for intervention.
3 Solve concrete problems of safeguarding, conditions of use and storage of graphic documents. Apply appropriate technical language for future interventions.
4 Identify the techniques of artistic and modern binding. Perform different binding techniques applying the aesthetic, creative components and preservation / conservation features.
1¬ Identification of materials (print media and inks);
2 Identification of degradation agents (environment, quality of materials, claims, human action);
3 Preservation and taking preventive measures (disinfection, desacidificação, consolidation, lamination, reintegration, packaging);
4 Implementation of binding (materials, machinery, tools, techniques, types, styles and decoration);
5 Execution of artistic bookbinding (defining styles of ancient and modern bindings)
Continuous assessment, attendance at 2/3 of the laboratory classes. Attendance 5%; coursework (65%), written test (30%).
Final assessment: written exam will focus only on the theoretical component.
- LIÉNARDY, A. (1992). La desacidification de masse des livres et documents. Bmxclies. IRPA. Bmxclies. IRPA: Bmxclies. IRPA
- JOHNSON, A. (1985). Craft Bookbinding. London: Thames and Hudson. London: Thames and Hudson
- CAMMARERI, M. (1990). La reliure pas a pas. Paris: Paris
- BOSQUET, E. (1989). Traité théorique et pratique de lárt du relieur. NA: Paris
Method of interaction
1- Lectures with the support of audiovisual resources.
2- Practical work individually or as part of a team performing tasks and solving practical problems.
Software used in class