Designer Bookbinders Sessions
Kate Holland of Designer Bookbinders will be running free sessions for UWE students and staff in the library from November. Book a place through Shaun Oaten in the library, max 12 places per session. Thurs 21st November – Japanese binding, Thurs 30th January – decorative techniques, Thurs 27th February – box making, 10.30 – 3.30 each session. These sessions are sponsored by Designer Bookbinders and the Printing Charity. Designer Bookbinders is one of the foremost societies devoted to the craft of fine bookbinding. Its membership 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.
Kate Holland is a multi award winning bookbinder, specialising in contemporary fine bindings to commission or for exhibition. She uses traditional materials and techniques to produce a unique, modern binding that reflects the text, illustrations and typeface of the book.