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
Workshop participants from one of our last public workshops in February this year
We’re now happy to welcome back individuals and small groups (no more than four) for private workshops at LCBA. Workshops can range from traditional bookbinding & printing to contemporary (self-)publishing practices. Get in touch to find out more. (Photo by long-time studio member Neil Harrison from one of our last public workshops in February this year)
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 […]