Designer Bookbinders is a Society devoted to the maintenance and improvement of standards of design and craft in hand bookbinding. The Society publishes a journal “The New Bookbinder”, holds exhibitions and events, runs competitions, workshops and masterclasses. The Society has a worldwide membership from all backgrounds including binders, conservators, collectors, librarians, teachers, craftspeople, and book and art-lovers in general.
Membership renewals are all due annually on April 1st, but new Associate members are welcome to join at any time of the year. We look forward to welcoming you to our Society.
If you are a student or a bookbinding apprentice please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and send proof of your enrolment status as a full-time UK-based student or ask your employer to send confirmation of your apprentice or trainee status as well as your name, address, email, and phone number. Student/Apprentice Associate Membership costs: £25 per year for a maximum of 3 years.