Bookbinding – The Presentation Album


Residential course

Dominic Riley

26 April 2020 to 28 April 2020

From £266

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This course is ideal for those who love to make their own books This workshop offers basic skills in bookbinding which can be repeated at home with no specialised equipment

The Presentation Album was developed as an answer to a question: how to create a simple but handsome album which would house photos in an elegant embossed page without swelling the book. Over the course of two days you will create a very handsome quality presentation album. Each page will have an impressed panel to house the photographs, made using an ingenious technique which is far simpler than you could imagine!

Tutor: Dominic Riley
Dinner Sunday 26 – Lunch Tuesday 28 April
Fee 435 378 378 266

Tutor information

Dominic Riley is an internationally renowned bookbinder, restorer, artist and teacher. He has won over twenty prizes for his Design Binding, including the first prize — The Sir Paul Getty Award — in the International Bookbinding Competition in 2013, and first prize for restoration — the Bernard Middleton Award — in the Society of Bookbinders’ competition. He restores books for antiquarian booksellers and collectors in the UK and USA, and teaches throughout the year both here and in America, including a summer residency at the San Francisco Center for the Book. He has also taught and lectured extensively across the USA for the Guild of Bookworkers, as well as teaching tours in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Brazil and the Czech Republic. His school, Bookbinding in the Lakes, was founded in 2009.