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- Acme Bookbinding: Acme Bookbinding
is a full service bindery, providing edition binding, (case binding
and perfect binding), library binding, textbook rebinding, legal binding,
foilstamping , promotional document supplies, and other book binding
- Aloe Publications: Binder and publisher
of handcrafted photo albums, phone books and notepads, binded with original
materials like wood, leather and linen cloth. In Greece.
- Eric Alstrom: Michigan book
artist and conservator at Michigan State University.
- Jeffrey Altepeter, Bookbinder:
Hand bookbinder specializing in fine binding, journals, boxes, and more.
In Somerville, MA.
- Nicole Andersen Book Arts:
Fine handbound albums, portfolios, and boxes.
- Anonymous Bookbinder:
A small, hand bookbinding and conservation workshop located in upstate
New York. Its purpose is to provide libraries and other collections
holding institutions, as well as individuals and collectors, with a
reliable source for professional, high quality binding and conservation
- Apfel Verlag: We are artists
from Germany, near Munich, and specialized on binding our own books.
We havent been "learning" bookbinding as a profession, but somehow we
- Ardour Bookbinding:
Bookbinding, albums, boxes, and more by Bari Zaki. In Chicago, IL.
- Atelier Buchkunst:
1996 von C. Därr und A. Loose gegründet. Es verbindet traditionelles
Buchbinderhandwerk mit modernen Gestaltungskonzepten. Es entstehen orginalgraphische
und handgemachte Bücher in kleinen Auflagen, sowie Unikate individueller
Art. (Combines traditional handbinding and modern design. One of a kind
design bindings and editions.)
- Lynn Avadenka/Land Marks Press:
Book, prints, and works of art on paper.
- Ballantine Bookcrafts: Handbinder
and distributer of stamping presses.
- Richard Baker: Offers
a full range of conservation services for books and printed works on
paper and parchment. In St. Louis, MO.
- Pat Baldwin - Pequeño
Press and Waterleaf Mill & Bindery: Also offers workshops and
internships. In Santa Barbara, CA.
- Carol Barton: Popular
Kinetics Pop-ups and pop-up workshops
- Kristin Baum: Proprietor
of Blue Oak Bindery in Iowa City area.
- George Bayntun: Home to
the Bayntun-Riviere bindery, specializing in the binding of books in
- Jenni Bick Bookbinding: "Creating
handmade photo albums, frames, and journals customized with handmade
- Atelier für Papierdesign Peter Baumgartner:
Located in Freiburg/Germany. Offers books on binding and related paper
- Ball Peen Bindery: Mick
LeTourneaux 's binding and letterpress studio. In Princeton, NJ.
- Ballarat Bookbinding:
Bookbinding and restoration. In Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
- Beddall Bookbinding
Conservation & Restoration: In Victoria, B.C.
- Rolf Bommer: Buchbinderei
und Restaurieratelier. In Basel, Switzerland.
- The Book Doctor: Dr. Brian
A. Roberts' bindery page.
- Bookbindery Turul: located
in the Northern New Jersey town of Jefferson Township. It restores approximately
100 to 200 antique bibles per year, not to mention the binding, printing,
embossing, laminating, shipping work that the bindery handles every
- Bookbinding &
Royal Bindings: Restoration bookbinding by Paul Tronson.
- Booklab II: Craig Jensen's
visions and innovations for the traditional book. Bookbinding, boxes,
- Boombox Bindery: Monica
Holtsclaw's bindery in Kansas City, KS.
- Amy Borezo/Shelter Bookworks:
Design-built books, boxes, packaging and portfolios. In Orange, MA.
- Bossard Papeterie: Bookbinding restoration,
paper, rubber stamps. In Zug, Switzerland.
- Bridgeport National Bindery:
In Agawam, MA. Library bindery which also offers conservation / preservation
- Brockman Bookbinders:
Founded by James Brockman in 1976 and now co-run with his son Stuart,
has developed into a highly specialised hand craft bindery working primarily
on modern Fine Bindings and the conservation and fine restoration of
valuable manuscripts and printed books. In England.
- Buchbinderei Erich Oberhaus, Frank Moosig Inhaber:
Hand bookbindery in Dortmund, Germany.
- Buchbinderei Decker:
Hand bookbindery in Bonn, Germany
- Buchbinderei Depping: Hand bookbindery
in Münster, Germany.
- Buchbinderbetrieb Roger
Green: An Englishman in Wuppertal, Germany. Bietet Unterricht und
- Buchbinderei Klein:
Hand bindery in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Located in a thriving artist's
colony started in the 1920's. It's where I (Peter Verheyen) served my
- Buchbinderei E. Rahe-Rohling: Hand and
commercial bindery in Münster, Germany.
- Buchbinderei Metz:
Handbindery in Hamburg, Germany. Also offers courses.
- Buchbinderei "Zum Schönen Buch" Allschwil:
Hand bookbindery in Allschwil, Switzerland.
- Buchkunst.de: Fine bookarts
- Buchrestaurierung Leipzig:
Book and paper conservation in Leipzig, Germany.
- Terry Buckley Bookbinder:
Specialist in fine hand bound books, limited edition and presentation
- Cai Lun: Bookarts blog.
- Campbell-Logan Bindery:
A full service bindery offering a full range of bookbinding
services. Located in Minneapolis, MN.
- Cardoza-James Binding Company:A
trade bindery specializing in case binding, sewn soft cover binding
and custom hand bookbinding.
- Carta Inc Angela Liguori:
Hand bound books, printing, calendars, and workshops. In Ann Arbor,
- Cecilia Lettering Arts:
Calligraphy, lettering art, and artists books.
- Christopher Clarkson:
A noted conservator of parchment and paper manuscripts, early printed
books and book- bindings.
- Judith Cohen Bookbinder:
Hand binder specializing in book restoration and custom boxes, albums,
journals. Boston, MA
- Collaboration Two Studio:
Collaboration brings together the diverse experience, complementary
talents, and shared aesthetic of two Chicago studios and their principals,
Trisha Hammer and Julie Naggs. The merger of innovative design with
the timeless handcrafting of materials is a powerful communication tool.
We design and meticulously craft unique pieces that address our clients’
needs. In Chicago, IL.
- Juliayn Coleman Bookbinding
and Conservation: Bookbinder and conservator in San Francisco. Services
include binding, conservation, boxmaking, and workshops in a variety
of techniques including pastepapers and repair. See her blog here.
- Béatrice Coron:
Discover the art of papercutting applied in colorful collages, used
as a matrix to make prints, and even papercutting look-alike, computer-generated
graphics. Small books of limited editions are hand made as a recollection
- Cotswold Bookbinders: Hand
book bindery in England.
- Guylaine Couture: Artist books,
works on paper, zines, etc. from Montreal. See also her blog.
Site in French.
- Craft Bookbinding: Custom
bookbinding and restoration. In Wilmington, DE.
- Sarah Creighton Bookbinding:
Sarah Creighton Bookbinding designs and produces limited editions of
fine press books, portfolios, boxes, and unique fine bindings. She also
makes decorated papers and uses many of these in her edition work. In
- Maureen Cummins: New
York-based artist who has been making limited edition artist's books
for two decades.
- Custom Bindery & Krause
Intaglio / L.A. Book Arts, Inc.: In Los Angeles, CA.
d'Aramengo: Bookbinder, artist, and conservator. In Milan, Italy.
- Joelle Dautricourt: Presenting
the artwork of Joelle Dautricourt on writing, hebrew and latin letter
and artist books since 1979, and Big Bang Art Inner Mouvement Manifesto.
- Laura Davidson: Book artist
- Paul Delrue: Paul C Delrue
is widely acknowledged as one of the worlds most prolific and successful
design bookbinders as well as a highly proficient traditional hand binder,
repairing and restoring damaged and worn bindings and favourite volumes.
Using both traditional and contemporary bookbinding techniques, Paul
has created stunning and evocative bindings for five decades and his
award winning work graces collections around the world.
- Denver Bookbinding: Commercial and hand
bookbinders as well as a book arts supplier. They sell what we use from
.098 davey red label binders board to handsewing needles, and can custom
cutbinders board. Also available are three bookbinding kits in English
and Spanish instructions. In Denver, CO.
- Dreaming Mind Handmade Books:
- Kristin Dunn Bookbinding: Custom
albums, boxes, portfolios and presentation pieces. Located in Long Beach
- Edition et Reliures d'Art Contemporain:
From paper making to hand-finished binding. In France.
- EDITIONBALANCE: Limited
edition artist's books from Gotha, Germany.
- Editions: Ed Hutchins' studio
for producing artist book multiples.
- Einbandkunst: Binden von
Exotica bis Erotika und verarbeiten hierbei ungewöhnliche Materialien.
- Deborah Evetts Book Conservation:
One of the most noted fine binders and conservators in the field.
- Sün Evrard:
Innovative French binder.
- Laurence Fayard Studio: bookbinding,
artist's books, and custom enclosures in New York.
- Flyleaf Bindery: Book and
paper conservation by Samantha Couture in the Albany, NY area.
- Fools Gold Studio: Donald
Glaister's site featuring his stunning artist's book Brooklyn Bridge.
Don is a Cleveland, OH, based fine binder.
- Hélène Francoeur
Relieur: Fine binder, book repair and conservation, artist's books,
paper making, ... In Quebec. Site in French.
- Martin Frost: Fore-edge
and miniature paintings for the book trade.
- futureofthebook.com: Gary Frost's new site
dedicated to the "preservation and persistence of the changing book."
- Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord:
Explore the possibilities of making books with this educator, author,
- Stephanie Gibbs:
Bookbinding and conservation in Easthampton, MA offers binding, conservation,
and repair for contemporary and historic books, manuscripts, and documents
to clients throughout New England.
- Grimm Book Bindery: Repairs
& restorations of existing books. Hardcover binding of manuscripts,
poetry, vanity press, business proposals, legal documents, records,
theses, trade journals and more. In Madison, WI.
- Denis Gouey: Bookbinding
- Graham Hill Bindery:
Carol Ceraldi's Graham Hill Bindery, in the beautiful Northeast Kingdom
town of Craftsbury, Vermont, is focused on the restoration of old volumes,
and the creation of fresh bindings for well loved classics. Special
occasion books, paired with creative enclosures, often incorporate our
- Handboekbinderij Toon
Van Camp: In Antwerp, Belgium. Site in Dutch and French.
- Karen Hanmer: Installation
and Artists' Books
- Harcourt Bindery: The
largest bindery in the United States exclusively devoted to fine bookbinding
by hand. In Boston, MA.
- Barbara Harman Paperworks:
From her Minneapolis Paperworks studio, Barbara Harman produces prints,
paintings and artist books.
- Chris Hicks, Bookbinder:
Fine binder in the UK.
- Hiderbooks: Custom boxes
made from books, for books, and many other things. In the Catskills
- Hinged Strung Stitched: Books and
boxes by hand. In Portland, OR.
- Shireen Holman: Printmaker
and book artist.
- Hudson River Book Bindery:
Hudson River Book Bindery's Alice Vaughan offers custom book bindings,
book restorations, portfolio construction, custom box projects, and
more. In Newburgh, NY.
- Rand Huebsch: Prints, artist's
books, illustrations and more.
- Andrew Huot: Artist Books
- Introligatornia Artystyczna
Art Book Studio Grzegorz Lewandowski: In Poznan, Poland.
- Jalex Books: Handmade Journals and Photo
Albums - Artists' Books - Bookbinding Workshops.
- J. Chadwick Johnson: Printing,
binding and design. In Philadelphia, PA.
- Fred Jordan:
Bookbinder/Conservator, Livonia, NY.
- Nina Judin: Handmade books
- functional objects of art.
- Karen's Whimsy:
- Kater-Crafts: oldest and
largest library bindery in Southern California. Specializes in limited
edition binding, fine leather binding, restoration of rare books and
bibles, and make a variety of protective containers.
- Michael Keller - Bookbinding &
Restoration: Private and Institutional Hand Binding and Restoration
in Southern Ontario, Canada. Has very useful FAQs for book restoration/conservation
- Scott Kellar: Custom bookbinding
and conservation. In Chicago, IL.
- Kozo Arts: Handmade photo albums,
wedding invitations, guestbooks, and journals.
- Kreps Bookbinding: "A
traditional hand bindery offering a full line of bookbinding services
including repair, restoration and rebinding of books and family bibles."
- Kurtiak & Ley: Artistic
Publishing HouseBibliophilic editions in limited number. Hand-made papers,
print, artistically bound in parchment, leather, silk and silver with
decorative stones, everything made manually. In Koszalin, Poland.
- Leonard's Book Restoration
Station: Bookbinding and restoration in Burrows, IN.
- Monique Lallier Design Bookbindings:
Design / Fine-binder practicing in Greensboro, NC. Monique creates unique
works of the highest level of craftsmanship and design. She is traditionally
trained in Canada, Switzerland, and France, and her work is a part of
collections worldwide. Site as beautiful examples of her work.
- Beth Lee's Studio:
Calligrapher | Book Artist and host of the the Calligraphy Book Swap.
- Kylin Lee Artisan Studio: Hand bookbinding
and specialty enclosures in Luzern, Switzerland.
- Legatoria d'Arte di Paolo
Brevi: Fine binding and conservation. In Bergamo, Italy.
- Lehmann Bindery in San Diego:
Handbindery and vendor of binding supplies.
- Mia Leijonstedt: Finnish
born design binder now working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Includes
examples of her design bindings, artist's books, and courses taught.
- Martha Little: Bookbinding
and conservation in Sonoma County, CA.
Little Mountain Bindery:
A local center for creative book arts located in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Along with our book repair and book restoration services, we offer a
wide variety of community book arts workshops for all age groups and
- Trevor Lloyd: Binding and
restoring antiquarian books for book collectors, dealers, libraries
and institutions for over a decade and a half. Not only in the U.K.
but also in Europe, the U.S.A. and the far East
- Long's-Roullet Bookbinders,
Inc.: Library and commercial binders in Norfolk, VA.
- Loveleaf Press: Bookbinding,
portfolios, design and more. In Chicago, IL.
- Janet Maher: See her
own book works, and information on her teaching activities at Loyola
College in Baltimore, MD.
- Markey & Asplund, Bookbinders:
A traditional bookbindery in Rhode Island since 1924. Specializing in
limited and personal editions.
- Emily Martin and the Naughty
- Charlene Matthews Bindery:
Fine bookbinding, restoration, repair, boxes, slipcases, book arts and
silkscreening since 1984. In Hollywood, CA.
- Mergemeier: Hand bindery
offering library and general binding, conservation services, and workshops
at all levels. in Düsseldorf, Germany.
- Atelier Roland Meuter: Fine binder in Ascona,
Switzerland. Developer of Ascocolor marbling process.
- Marky Miles: Marky's
Mission Bookbindery. In Corpus Christi, TX.
- Minsky Online: Richard Minsky's
personal site with many illustrations of his work. The first site of
our genre on the net.
- Mission Creek Press / Roberta
Lavadour: Unique handmade paper, letterpress printing and a range
of other techniques combined to create custom books and invitations,
as well as the artist's books of Roberta Lavadour.
- New Leaf Books & Boxes:
creating unique handcrafted books, boxes, cards and stationery. In Minneapolis,
- Gen Obata Arts: creating hand
bound artist's books of photography.
- Ocker and Trapp: Now part
of Bridgeport National Bindery. Founded in 1964 by bookbinders Ralph
Ocker and Herbert Trapp, partners who together put many years of experience
into their library bindings and fine hand bindings.
- Old English Bindery &
John Smart Bookbinders: Operating from Canada & the United Kingdom.
- Sheryl Oring / I Wish to Say:
"Secretary to the Unvoiced" performance/book artist Sheryl
Oring began her interactive I Wish To Say series in 2004 as a response
to the Bush administration; junior’s, that is. A journalist who
had worked for the San Francisco Chronicle, the International Herald
Tribune and The New York Times, Oring wanted to give a voice to ordinary
citizens she felt mainstream media overlooked. I Wish to Say is only
one of her projects.
- Otter Bindery: A trade
bindery specialising in the conservation of old books. Please visit
our website for further details of services offered. Also offering both
residential courses and weekend courses. In Surrey, UK.
- Keith Owens: Handmade books.
In Dallas, TX.
- Panther Peak Bindery:
Mark Andersson's Panther Peak Bindery, located in Tucson, Arizona, does
hand bookbinding, book conservation and book repair for individual and
institutional clients in Tucson, Phoenix, across Arizona, and throughout
the United States.
- Paper Dragon Books:
Practices the art of fine and design bookbinding, and is located in
New York City. See also their blog
and YouTube channel
with videos techniques and other work.
- Paper Moon Bookbinding:
specalizes in traditional and innovative bookbinding by hand.
- Paper 2 Book 4 You: Gudrun
Aurand's book and paper conservation studio in Olympia, WA.
- Papierundbuch.de: Gisela
van Aken's site for bookbinding, papermaking, courses, and more. In
- Martin Degn Pedersen: Bogbinder og
Konservator in Denmark. Nice examples of his work.
- Permanent Crease
Bindery: Journals and more. In Vancouver, BC, Canada.
- Praxis Bookbindery: Fine
and edition binding as well as book conservation/restoration by Peter
Geraty's. In Easthampton, MA.
- Muriel Prince: Unique bookworks
and limited editions. In the UK.
- Rag & Bone Bindery: Located
in Providence, Rhode Island, Rag & Bone Bindery produces a line
of hand-bound albums, guestbooks, journals and other book accessories.
Visit our site to order books on-line, see who we are and what we do,
and even take a 'virtual studio tour'.
- Don Rash Fine Bookbinder:
Also home of the School for Formal Bookbinding and the Bossdog Press.
- Red Branch Book Restoration:
a traditional hand bindery that specializes in book-cloth restoration.
In Ashland, OR.
- Renaissance Bookbinders:
Has two divisions, one for fine handcrafted leather bookbinding and
a second division, known as POSSESSIONS, for creating handcrafted leather
boxes, folders and accessories. In Silver Spring, MD.
- Ann Repp Bookbinding: Offers
exquisite handcrafted folding boxes, photograph albums and books adorned
with a wide array of handmade papers, fine leathers and imported cloths.
In Chicago, IL.
- Michael Roger Press: Innovative
books and related products.
- Dennis Ruud: Book restoration,
custom binding, tools, calligraphy. In Minneapolis, MN.
- Sage Old Books:
Online bookshop, bookbinding, restoration and repairs, publishing, editing.
Located in Pomona, Queensland, Australia.
- Lori Sauer: Exquisite
work. Lori Sauer designs bindings because sheI enjoy books and their
3 dimensional form. A binding is like a flat-planed sculpture that is
turned in the hand to be viewed from many angles; it is like architecture
in miniature where all aspects of space and flow need careful consideration.
She likes to build them from the inside out. She works with pattern,
rhythm, and texture to create a simple, still surface: the text provides
the underlying depth.
- Barbara Schmelzer - Bookbinding
and Book Conservation / Repair: Provides a comprehensive hand bookbinding
service, including wedding albums and wedding guest books, fine binding,
experimental and non-adhesive binding, book conservation including book
repair and archival storage requirements. In Wellington, New Zealand.
Sheats Bookbinding: Fine French bookbinding that specializes in
creating handcrafted bindings with original designs using paper, cloth,
leather, and wood. My work combines impeccable craftsmanship with a
flair for design. Whether orthodox or avant-garde, my books are clean
and distinctive. I mix traditional techniques with modern materials,
and enjoy using wood and polycarbonate in contemporary bindings. In
- Silver Maple Bindery:
Founded by William "Bill" Streeter and now owned by Andrea
Lok, the bindery specializes in restoration work on a wide variety of
cloth, leather, and paper-bound books, as well as custom binding and
design work for items such as drop-spine (clamshell) boxes, folders,
slipcases, albums, dissertations, and one-of-a-kind books. In Greenfield,
- Alice Simpson: Artist's
books and sculptures which dance to their own beat.
- Keith Smith Books: Keith Smith's homepage
with ordering information for his books.
- Philip Smith Book Art:
Philip Smith is an internationally renowned designer bookbinder and
book artist. He has been designing and creating intricate and fascinating
bindings for well over 50 years and has been awarded gold and silver
medals in several international competitions. In 2000 he was awarded
an MBE for services to Art. Philip is also a great innovator, having
invented and pioneered several ground-breaking and influential techniques
and structural developments. His work is represented in many private
collections and can be seen in several public collections overseas and
in the UK including the V&A National Art Library and the British
- Jan & Jarmila Sobotas' Book Arts
Studio: Examples of the wonderful art of bookbinding by these Czech
- RozWorks - Roslyn Stendahl:
Book arts in Minneapolis, MN. Also has listing of classes offered.
- Studio Issima: Studio Issima,
LLC creates affordable book art that brings together contemporary materials
with resonant historical elements. Studio Issima is led by partners
Madelyn Garrett and Victoria Hindley.
- Hugh Stump, Bookbinder: French
hand-bookbinding and leather-working techniques. Notebooks, Portfolios,
Journals and Diaries, Special Boxes.
- Abi Sutherland | Evilrooster Bookweb:
The goal of the bookweb is to encourage you, dear reader, to become
a better binder. I believe that, as a craft, bookbinding requires one
to practice to achieve mastery. I hope that the tips, descriptions,
reviews, and confessions of error on this site can help you remove whatever
other obstacles you have and get you binding.
- Talin Book Bindery:
A hand bookbinding business specializing in restoration and fine bindings.
We also bind small editions and single books. In Yarmouthport, MA.
- Alain Taral - Bookbinder
/ Marqueter: Specialized in wood inlays and onlays.
- Scott Teplin: One of a kind,
editioned, and collaborative artist's books.
- Veronika Anita Teuber: A painter
who also makes sculptures of books, all of which she has read. SheI
seals the books in beeswax then paintsand draws on the wax, adding more
layers of both imagery and wax. Currently, she has a library of about
two hundred wax books, with the goal to continually expand that library.
- The Three Ring Binders:
A group of four hand bookbinders trained at the the North Bennet Street
School. In Somerville, MA.
- Mark Tomlinsom Bookbinding:
editions | boxes and enclosures | one-of-a-kind books | artists' books
paste papers | consultations... In Easthampton, MA.
- Transient Books: offering
a wide variety of unique, hand-bound paper or leather blank journals,
as well as limited, very special collections of our handmade artists'
- Abigail Uhteg: Binder,
conservator, and artist. Created the The
Complex of All of These, the creation of which was captured
in a spellbinding
- Visual Journals
and Paper Arts
- Mary Wagner: Journals, albums,
scrapbooks, and more.
- Laura Wait: Painter, Book
- Atelier Josef Weiss: Fine
binding atelier in Mendriso, Switzerland. Site is in Italian.
- Weitz, Weitz, and Coleman:
"The World's Finest Bookbinder, is the Internet's most exciting
site for elegant albums, portfolios, boxes & binders."
- Edy & Danielle Willems: Hand bookbindery
Thomas Parker Williams:
Book artist Thomas Parker Williams lives and works in Philadelphia,
PA. Since 1990 he has been exhibiting in Philadelphia and, in various
group exhibitions, in New York and around the United States. His work
is in a number of private and public collections.
- J.S. Wilson Bookbinders:
All forms of binding such as journals, restoration, leather, pamphlet,
folios, economy binding, dustproof boxes. In Cambridge, UK.
- Constance Wozny, Bookbinder:
Custom binding and repair in Eastwood, KY.
- Your Family Legacy:
Binding services to those who want to get their family history or special
- Zentrum für Bucherhaltung, GMBH:
Mass book and paper conservation, including paper splitting and deacidification.