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Designer Bookbinders

Designer Bookbinders is one of the foremost societies devoted to the art and craft of fine bookbinding.

Founded over 50 years ago it has, by means of exhibitions and publications, helped to establish the reputation of British bookbinding worldwide. Its exhibiting members includes some of the most highly regarded makers in the fields of fine bookbinding, book arts and artists’ books, each with a passion for presenting the bound text as a unique art object..

‘The Voyage Out’ by Virginia Woolf, Annette Friedrich, 2011. Full leather bookbinding. H18.5 x W12.5 x D45 cm. Photo: Annette Friedrich