Kylin Lee


Kylin Lee Achermann is an American born hand bookbinder and craftsperson.

Her work focuses on contemporary bookbinding and using those materials and techniques as a launching point for the design and creation of a variety of beautiful and functional objects.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Photography and Cognitive Science, Kylin dedicated eight years to working for and learning from Master Bookbinder Daniel Kelm at The Wide Awake Garage in Easthampton, MA.

In 2007 Kylin established her own studio producing small editions of artist books and fine press books.

Since moving to Switzerland in 2010, she has launched a new project designing and crafting custom and limited edition boxes for jewelry, collectibles, and precious objects.

Kylin Lee was our guest teacher in 2016 and 2017, 2019 and 2022 and she will come back in May 2024.

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