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. Sorting out the bindery tools
image via londonbookarts on Instagram Sorting out the bindery tools
image via londonbookarts on Instagram
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    Sorting out the bindery tools

    image via londonbookarts on Instagram

  2. We recently restocked our shop with more LCBA Bookbinding Tool Kits and we also started carrying Gridded Rulers with Cutting Edge - imported from Japan, these rulers are great for measuring and cutting perfect right angles for detailed projects.

    Visit us Tuesdays – Saturdays, 11am – 6pm, or visit our online shop.

  3. Faber & Faber are busy printing in the LCBA letterpress studio today.  We’re excited to be working with Faber & Faber on their new Faber Fine Press imprint, creating high-quality editions in collaboration with writers, typographers, print-makers and artists. Faber & Faber are busy printing in the LCBA letterpress studio today.  We’re excited to be working with Faber & Faber on their new Faber Fine Press imprint, creating high-quality editions in collaboration with writers, typographers, print-makers and artists.
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    Faber & Faber are busy printing in the LCBA letterpress studio today.

    We’re excited to be working with Faber & Faber on their new Faber Fine Press imprint, creating high-quality editions in collaboration with writers, typographers, print-makers and artists.

  4. Have a think, see what you think, let me know what you think, a collection of drawings and writings by William Edmonds. Published in a large folio style format by Corporeal.
Available at our shop or online at londonbookarts.bigcartel.com Have a think, see what you think, let me know what you think, a collection of drawings and writings by William Edmonds. Published in a large folio style format by Corporeal.
Available at our shop or online at londonbookarts.bigcartel.com
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    Have a think, see what you think, let me know what you think, a collection of drawings and writings by William Edmonds. Published in a large folio style format by Corporeal.

    Available at our shop or online at londonbookarts.bigcartel.com

  5. A small but excellent exhibition of artists’ scrapbooks at the ICA, Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks, on view until 11 May 2014.
image of Novolino (2003-2005), Jean-Michel Wicker, via The Guardian A small but excellent exhibition of artists’ scrapbooks at the ICA, Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks, on view until 11 May 2014.
image of Novolino (2003-2005), Jean-Michel Wicker, via The Guardian
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    A small but excellent exhibition of artists’ scrapbooks at the ICA, Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks, on view until 11 May 2014.

    image of Novolino (2003-2005), Jean-Michel Wicker, via The Guardian

  6. We’ve got a few more spaces available for our upcoming Letterpress Nights: Four Evenings in May.
Letterpress Nights: Four Evenings brings people together at the LCBA studio, one evening each week for a period of four weeks, to learn and practice letterpress printing with help and guidance from expert printmakers.

Letterpress printing is a printing method with a long history. Printing from movable wood or metal type, and other relief surfaces, the letterpress process of printing yields a beautiful, crisp impression.
By the end of the four weeks, participants will print and take home an editioned print of their very own.
Suitable for complete beginners!
We’ve got a few more spaces available for our upcoming Letterpress Nights: Four Evenings in May.
Letterpress Nights: Four Evenings brings people together at the LCBA studio, one evening each week for a period of four weeks, to learn and practice letterpress printing with help and guidance from expert printmakers.

Letterpress printing is a printing method with a long history. Printing from movable wood or metal type, and other relief surfaces, the letterpress process of printing yields a beautiful, crisp impression.
By the end of the four weeks, participants will print and take home an editioned print of their very own.
Suitable for complete beginners!
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    We’ve got a few more spaces available for our upcoming Letterpress Nights: Four Evenings in May.

    Letterpress Nights: Four Evenings brings people together at the LCBA studio, one evening each week for a period of four weeks, to learn and practice letterpress printing with help and guidance from expert printmakers.

    Letterpress printing is a printing method with a long history. Printing from movable wood or metal type, and other relief surfaces, the letterpress process of printing yields a beautiful, crisp impression.

    By the end of the four weeks, participants will print and take home an editioned print of their very own.

    Suitable for complete beginners!

  7. Ivor Robinson, master bookbinder and teacher (28 October 1924 - 19 February 2014)
image from Robinson’s Introducing Bookbinding via Stopping Off Place Ivor Robinson, master bookbinder and teacher (28 October 1924 - 19 February 2014)
image from Robinson’s Introducing Bookbinding via Stopping Off Place
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  8. Currently on view at Corvi-Mora:
Everything is About to Happen14 March - 26 April, 2014An ongoing archive of artists’ books selected by Gregorio Magnani

Currently on view at Corvi-Mora:
Everything is About to Happen14 March - 26 April, 2014An ongoing archive of artists’ books selected by Gregorio Magnani
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  9. Upcoming bookbinding workshops at LCBA - for bookings and more information on these and other workshops, please visit http://londonbookarts.eventbrite.co.uk/ See you at the studio!Bookbinding: Travel Notebook Saturday 26 April 2014 2 – 6pmBookbinding: Link Stitch Binding Sunday 27 April 2014 10am–1pm Bookbinding: Drum Leaf Binding Sunday 27 April 2014 2 – 5pmBookbinding: Limp Paper Binding Sunday 4 May 2014 11am–5pm Upcoming bookbinding workshops at LCBA - for bookings and more information on these and other workshops, please visit http://londonbookarts.eventbrite.co.uk/ See you at the studio!Bookbinding: Travel Notebook Saturday 26 April 2014 2 – 6pmBookbinding: Link Stitch Binding Sunday 27 April 2014 10am–1pm Bookbinding: Drum Leaf Binding Sunday 27 April 2014 2 – 5pmBookbinding: Limp Paper Binding Sunday 4 May 2014 11am–5pm
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  10. New! We now carry a selection of Esme Winter pattern papers at the LCBA shop. Visit us Tuesdays through Saturdays 11am to 6pm https://goo.gl/maps/xgKAP New! We now carry a selection of Esme Winter pattern papers at the LCBA shop. Visit us Tuesdays through Saturdays 11am to 6pm https://goo.gl/maps/xgKAP
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    New! We now carry a selection of Esme Winter pattern papers at the LCBA shop. Visit us Tuesdays through Saturdays 11am to 6pm https://goo.gl/maps/xgKAP