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Case binding involves wrapping a hard case around either a sewn, adhesive-bound or mechanically-bound book. Cases can be made from a large range of materials inclusive of different types of cloth, or your own printed sheets. If you really want to get fancy, you can add decorative elements to your case binding (additional case decorating options include die cutting, foil stamping, debossing and more).
Case is the most important and, unfortunately, expensive part of case binding. Case can range from a printed case wrap to stamped cloth wrapping 80PT to 110PT Board. Regardless of what stle or decorative options you choose with your case binding, make sure that the binder is in a printing plant or you might end up facing additional hefty fees.