LCBA
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

Our newest fundraising edition is a woodcut by long-time LCBA studio member Christine McCauley. Meticulously carved by hand and printed in five colours on a Vandercook SP15, 'Frontage' features the instantly recognisable view of the studio from the street (designed by Studio Bergini in 2018). All proceeds go towards supporting the future of LCBA.

WORKSHOPS
Making Books Summer School

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. Participants will meet for five consecutive days at […]

Introduction to Foil Blocking

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 covers and stationery, foil blocking produces a striking […]

Introduction to Publishing Practices

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 books and pamphlets, and we will discuss what […]