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Hedi Kyle

Hedi Kyle had a big influence in the developping of contemporary bookbinding since end 1970’s. As bookconservator she developped a lot of innovative and onconventional structures for designing, fabricating and a different way in looking to books as a piece of ‘architecture’. Her extensive knowledge of historical bookstructures is visible in

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Nadine Werner

Nadine Werner did her apprenticeship in bookbinding in Hamburg and a further education as a handicraft designer at the Craft Academy for Design in Kassel. After working with various bookbinders in New Zealand she opened her own workshop in 2005 as a free-lance book and paper designer. Her fields of expertise are adhesive-free bindings, book

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Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson has an international reputation for his pioneering work in developing literacy through the book arts. He is author of over fifteen titles including A book of One’s own, Literacy Through the Book Arts and Pictures and Words Together (all published by Heinemann, USA). Recent teaching tours include Sweden, South

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Sün Evrard

Sün Evrard is a designer bookbinder. Her work can be found in many public and private collections in several countries. She has been teaching around the world the techniques she developed in book structures and also some of her innovative decoration techniques. She considers bookbinding as a permanent interaction between Form

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Lori Sauer

Lori Sauer has a background in the arts with degrees in fine art and English literature. After working for a number of years in publishing she studied bookbinding at The City Lit in London.She has won various awards for her work over the years including the Silver Medal in the Bookbinding

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Benjamin Elbel

Benjamin Elbel fell in love with bookbinding while studying art in Strasbourg, France. From the beginning his interest has been towards the experimental side of the craft; he embarked on a journey that took him to Switzerland (Ascona- Centro del bel libro- the inspiration for his company name), Germany (Göttingen- die Buchmanufaktur)

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Binding classes

We devote time to teach the craft of bookbinding in my bindery. We offer binding classes in weekly courses and workshops during one or more days. Since 2011 I organise master classes for which we invite reputable, international well known bookbinders and paper artists as guest teachers. These guest teachers

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Boxes

Box making is another skill of the bookbinder. For nearly every book or object a matching box, slipcase or other type of protection is available. Boxes can be made to: preserve or transport a new book hold photos to create a combination of the album and the box preserve old

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Bindings

Single books and small editions Whatever your needs, whether you require the binding of a single book or small edition, your book project will come out specifically tailored for you. Following close consultation, we will work with you to ensure the book will be designed according to your own ideas

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SKOR Codex

The SKOR Codex is a printed book which will be sent to different locations on earth in the year 2012. Bound by Marja Wilgenkamp, commissioned by La Société Anonyme. The SKOR Codex is a printed book which will be sent to different locations on earth in the year 2012. It

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Miniature books competition 1999

In 1999 a competition miniature bindings was organised by the bookbinding society (now: Stichting Handboekbinden). The prints were made by publisher Philip Elchers in Groningen. One book was bound with a free content and one was bound with a content that was given by the publisher. Here a picture of

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Marja Wilgenkamp

Marja Wilgenkamp is a professional bookbinder based in Blokker, city of Hoorn in The Netherlands. Since 1997 Bindery Wilgenkamp has produced books for individuals, companies and professional organisations. Her studio also offers courses, workshops and since 2011 masterclasses taught by renowned and respected bookbinders from France, Germany, UK, Switserland, Spain

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