London Centre for Book Arts (LCBA) is the UK’s only open-access resource and education centre dedicated to book arts. Located in Fish Island, near Hackney Wick in east London.

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  1. Yesterday was the first day of the two-week long Booksfromthefuture Summer School hosted by LCBA. The programme is organised and taught by Yvan Martinez and Joshua Trees, both designers and educators. Their most recent book, Thought Experiments in Graphic Design Education can be purchased here. This year, the Summer School is co-taught by Dante Carlos, who’s book Art & Leisure and Art & Leisure we produced last year. Yesterday was the first day of the two-week long Booksfromthefuture Summer School hosted by LCBA. The programme is organised and taught by Yvan Martinez and Joshua Trees, both designers and educators. Their most recent book, Thought Experiments in Graphic Design Education can be purchased here. This year, the Summer School is co-taught by Dante Carlos, who’s book Art & Leisure and Art & Leisure we produced last year.
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    Yesterday was the first day of the two-week long Booksfromthefuture Summer School hosted by LCBA. The programme is organised and taught by Yvan Martinez and Joshua Trees, both designers and educators. Their most recent book, Thought Experiments in Graphic Design Education can be purchased here. This year, the Summer School is co-taught by Dante Carlos, who’s book Art & Leisure and Art & Leisure we produced last year.

  2. July News from LCBA July News from LCBA
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  3. We recently had the pleasure of visiting the artists’ book collection at the Chelsea College of Arts. Thanks to Gustavo Grandal Montero for the tour and for maintaining such an amazing and invaluable collection. We recently had the pleasure of visiting the artists’ book collection at the Chelsea College of Arts. Thanks to Gustavo Grandal Montero for the tour and for maintaining such an amazing and invaluable collection.
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    We recently had the pleasure of visiting the artists’ book collection at the Chelsea College of Arts. Thanks to Gustavo Grandal Montero for the tour and for maintaining such an amazing and invaluable collection.

  4. Please Come to the Show, a wonderful new book documenting exhibition invites, flyers and posters from the 1960s to the present is now available from the LCBA shop and online at londonbookarts.bigcartel.com

  5. A new print by Nic Burrows and a new zine by Jay Cover, both editioned at LCBA, is now available from our shop and online at http://londonbookarts.bigcartel.com/

  6. A special thanks to our friends Esme Winter for providing their beautiful pattern papers for our workshops at Foyles this past weekend.

We’re big fans of their simple and considerate designs and their commitment to local makers and materials.
A special thanks to our friends Esme Winter for providing their beautiful pattern papers for our workshops at Foyles this past weekend.

We’re big fans of their simple and considerate designs and their commitment to local makers and materials.
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    A special thanks to our friends Esme Winter for providing their beautiful pattern papers for our workshops at Foyles this past weekend.

    We’re big fans of their simple and considerate designs and their commitment to local makers and materials.

  7. Photos from our weekend at Foyles.

    On Saturday and Sunday, LCBA ran a series of events and workshops as part of the Grand Opening Festival of the new Foyles flagship bookshop on Charing Cross Road. A big thank you to everyone helped out, to Foyles, and to Esme Winter (http://www.esmewinter.co.uk/) for donating their beautiful pattern papers for the workshops.

  8. Join us this weekend at Foyles!
We’re teaming up with Foyles and running a series of events as part of the month-long Grand Opening Festival of their new flagship bookshop on Charing Cross Road.
On Saturday (14 June), LCBA will be creating a live window display; letterpress printing and binding books in the new shop window.
The following day, Sunday 15 June, we’ll be running an afternoon of bookbinding and letterpress printing workshops for kids and adults.
Printing and Bookbinding, a workshop for kids 3 – 3:45pm Hand Crafted Books, a workshop for adults4:15 – 5:15pm
Pop-up Letterpress Studio, a workshop for adults4:15 – 5pm
Join us this weekend at Foyles!
We’re teaming up with Foyles and running a series of events as part of the month-long Grand Opening Festival of their new flagship bookshop on Charing Cross Road.
On Saturday (14 June), LCBA will be creating a live window display; letterpress printing and binding books in the new shop window.
The following day, Sunday 15 June, we’ll be running an afternoon of bookbinding and letterpress printing workshops for kids and adults.
Printing and Bookbinding, a workshop for kids 3 – 3:45pm Hand Crafted Books, a workshop for adults4:15 – 5:15pm
Pop-up Letterpress Studio, a workshop for adults4:15 – 5pm
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    Join us this weekend at Foyles!

    We’re teaming up with Foyles and running a series of events as part of the month-long Grand Opening Festival of their new flagship bookshop on Charing Cross Road.

    On Saturday (14 June), LCBA will be creating a live window display; letterpress printing and binding books in the new shop window.

    The following day, Sunday 15 June, we’ll be running an afternoon of bookbinding and letterpress printing workshops for kids and adults.

    Printing and Bookbinding, a workshop for kids
    3 – 3:45pm

    Hand Crafted Books, a workshop for adults
    4:15 – 5:15pm

    Pop-up Letterpress Studio, a workshop for adults
    4:15 – 5pm

  9. Detail of a new edition by Nic Burrows of Nous Vous. Printed at the LCBA studio. Detail of a new edition by Nic Burrows of Nous Vous. Printed at the LCBA studio.
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    Detail of a new edition by Nic Burrows of Nous Vous. Printed at the LCBA studio.

  10. Today is the grand opening of the new Foyles flagship bookshop on Charing Cross Road.
Next weekend, We’re teaming up with Foyles and running a series of events as part of the month-long Grand Opening Festival. On Saturday 14 June, LCBA will be creating a live window display; letterpress printing and binding books in the new shop window. The following day, Sunday 15 June, we’ll be running an afternoon of bookbinding and letterpress printing workshops for kids and adults. Printing and Bookbinding, a workshop for kids 3 – 3:45pm Hand Crafted Books, a workshop for adults4:15 – 5:15pm
Pop-up Letterpress Studio, a workshop for adults4:15 – 5pm
See you there!
(image via The Independent) Today is the grand opening of the new Foyles flagship bookshop on Charing Cross Road.
Next weekend, We’re teaming up with Foyles and running a series of events as part of the month-long Grand Opening Festival. On Saturday 14 June, LCBA will be creating a live window display; letterpress printing and binding books in the new shop window. The following day, Sunday 15 June, we’ll be running an afternoon of bookbinding and letterpress printing workshops for kids and adults. Printing and Bookbinding, a workshop for kids 3 – 3:45pm Hand Crafted Books, a workshop for adults4:15 – 5:15pm
Pop-up Letterpress Studio, a workshop for adults4:15 – 5pm
See you there!
(image via The Independent)
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    Today is the grand opening of the new Foyles flagship bookshop on Charing Cross Road.

    Next weekend, We’re teaming up with Foyles and running a series of events as part of the month-long Grand Opening Festival.

    On Saturday 14 June, LCBA will be creating a live window display; letterpress printing and binding books in the new shop window.

    The following day, Sunday 15 June, we’ll be running an afternoon of bookbinding and letterpress printing workshops for kids and adults.


    Printing and Bookbinding, a workshop for kids
    3 – 3:45pm

    Hand Crafted Books, a workshop for adults
    4:15 – 5:15pm

    Pop-up Letterpress Studio, a workshop for adults
    4:15 – 5pm

    See you there!

    (image via The Independent)