artist books

Whether you're a student or a world renowned artist at the pinnacle of your career, we have the expertise and materials to help you realise your project.

We have been making artists books and fine bindings for decades and understand that each project is unique.


Visit our Recent Projects page to see examples of past work.


Come in to discuss your idea and browse our materials

Contact us for a quote

something different?

All our books are made from scratch which means we can use unusual materials. So if you've got something different in mind then let us know and we will try to incorporate it in your book. Here are some of the unusual materials we've worked with over the years:

  • Toad leather
  • Sail cloth
  • Hospital gown cloth
  • Embroidered fabric
  • Recycled plastic
  • Copper
  • Wood

our materials

We use only the best quality materials for all our new and restoration bindings.


We use best quality Moroccan goatskins and calf leathers, available in a range of colours..


Good quality bookcloths and hard wearing buckrams.

Thread and Glue

The linen thread is waxed for strength and durability. All our books are restored using specialised bookbinding PVAs.


We use gold, silver and colour foils for all our restoration work.

need A Quote?


Every artist book is unique so before we can give you a quote please get in touch to discuss your book.

call or e-mail us to arrange an appointment




Monday-Thursday: 10am-5pm

Friday: by appointment

Saturday: by appointment

Sunday: closed

0117 966 3300

Bristol Bound Bookbinding

300 North Street,

Ashton Gate, Bristol.


United Kingdom

0117 966 3300

Bristol Bound are proud members of Designer Bookbinders. Designer Bookbinders are devoted to the craft of fine bookbinding.

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