Introducing our New Fellows and Licentiates

Following the applications meeting at the Art Workers Guild in London at the end of February, Designer Bookbinders is very pleased to welcome Richard Beadsmoore and Glenn Malkin as Fellows and Ted Bennett, Laura Jamieson, Miranda Kemp, and Amy [...]

The Oxford Fine Press Book Fair

We are pleased to say that Designer Bookbinders will be having a stand at the Oxford Fine Press book Fair the weekend of the 5th-6th March in the Examination Schools in central Oxford. Every two years the Provincial Booksellers [...]

Bookbinding Videos

We have been fortunate to be offered some videos which we would like to share with you. They will bring you a couple of hours of binding and design escapism! One of the videos is James Brockman giving [...]

New Online Secondhand Antiquarian & Bookshop

Lester Capon, Fellow of Designer Bookbinders and one of the exhibiting members of our current online bookbinding exhibition ABC (Art, Book, Craft) has a new website, Theoc Books, selling secondhand and antiquarian books. Any binders looking for texts to bind for [...]

Fine Books and Collections Online Magazine

We are very pleased to have had The Designer Bookbinders UK Competition featured in the online Fine Books and Collections Magazine. Following the Awards Ceremony on Friday 30th April the major award (The Mansfield Medal) was won by Thomas [...]

Designer Bookbinders Online Lecture Series

Lester Capon: 'A little too much is just enough for me' Designer Bookbinders are pleased to announce a new series of online lectures. First up was our new President, Lester Capon. The lecture, held on 27 April 2017, is [...]

Shepherds Bookbinders, London

Shepherds are looking for a Journeyman bookbinder who has experience of working in a commercial bindery to work in their London Bindery. Please email Alison Strachan on for further details.

Crafts Council Maker’s Eye: Stories of Craft

The exhibition, 'Maker's Eye: Stories of Craft' is now open at Crafts Council Gallery (@craftscouncil). Thirteen makers were asked to select up to fifteen objects from the Crafts Council Collection and state why they chose each object. One of [...]


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