London Centre
for Book Arts
Based in what was once the heart of London's print industry, the London Centre for Book Arts (LCBA) is an artist-run, open-access studio offering education programmes for the community and affordable access to resources for artists and designers.
News

Thanks to everyone for their support and encouragement these past few months. All of our workshops are cancelled or postponed, but we're slowly and carefully getting ready to welcome back our open-access studio members. Our online shop is open as usual, and if you're local and want to arrange a collection, please get in touch.

(New artist A-board by Matthew Walkerdine ready to greet you next time you visit the studio)

Workshops
Making Books Summer School

2 June, 2020 1:17 am – 1:20 am Another session added! Come join us at the London Centre for Book Arts in summer 2020 for a week-long series of bookbinding workshops. Taught by experts, participants will be guided through the foundations of bookbinding and learn how to create six different book structures and a box. […]

Introduction to Foil Blocking

1 April, 2020 1:15 am – 1:20 am Suitable for complete beginners. Join us for practical, hands-on workshops led by experts at the London Centre for Book Arts. Foil blocking is a unique process of applying metallic or ‘foil’ effect on the printing surface using a technique similar to letterpress. Used most commonly on book […]

Introduction to Publishing Practices

31 March, 2020 1:14 am – 1:20 am Suitable for complete beginners. Join us for practical, hands-on workshops led by experts at the London Centre for Book Arts. Learn how to produce your own DIY publications from start to finish. Participants will be guided through setting up digital layouts to print files for both perfect-bound […]