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Artisan Books


 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
  
 

QUALITY, BEAUTY, PERMANENCE

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A superior limited edition book for

creative professionals, artisans and individuals.



PAPER

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  • Sublime and non-reflective, our paper is easily one of the most beautiful surfaces for a book
  • Guaranteed not to fade or discolour for over 500 years.
  • Manufactured using windpower, our library of congress certified paper is carbon neutral

PRINTING

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We were early adopters of the new digital technology
that made individual books affordable

 

 

BINDING

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Artisan Books are made up by hand, using traditional craft techniques.
All book have colour matched endpapers as well as head & tail bands



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THE TEAM

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JO HILTON

PARTNER

Trained at the University of the Arts, London Jo joined the business in 2001 as a partner.  With a love of books,reading, design and ‘making things’....

FRANCIS ATTERBURY

PARTNER

As a frequent visitor to his father’s business Westerham Press, Francis learnt his trade at a young age. After training at the London School of Printing...

SORAYA VEALE

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Soraya graduated from the  University of Kent  with a degree in Graphic Design.

With four years of Graphic design training and a range of experience...

ANDREW BARRON

DESIGN CONSULTANT

Andrew started his professional career with the Conran Design Group in the 1970s, having training as a graphic designer at Canterbury College of Art.  

 

STYLE

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We offer three styles

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LARGE 330 x 300        PHOTOGRAPHERS LANDSCAPE 230 x 340         STANDARD 235 x 210




PAGES

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We work from 36 pages and upwards in 12 page increments.

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CLOTH

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Eighteen vibrant coloured cloths are available for the binding
or choose your own, unique shade

 

 

DESIGNERS

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design1INNOVATIVE DESIGN
We work with some of the most creative and innovative design consultancies in the world. Our books are the perfect platform for your creativity. Available in three great sizes,all our books are case bound, hand sewn and printed on Mohawk paper, these basic ingredients form our ‘benchmarks of quality’ and are the perfect canvas on which to impose your vision.

 

BESPOKE
As well as the typography, layout and colour elements, there are a myriad of other exciting and luxury additions to consider to customise your book. Embellish with bespoke book cloths and papers, emboss details, add foil blocking. You could add pages of specialist or rare papers such as metallics, hand made sheets, pressed flowers or foils. The only limit is your imagination.

 

LUXURY EXTRAS
All our books come in an attractive box, but why stop there? We can make bespoke presentation boxes, slip cases, Solander boxes and other ways of making your book presentation unique – tailored by you just for your client. If you can imagine it, we can make it. We love a challenge!

 

NOT A DESIGNER?
…and if you’re not a designer? We have a series of three beautiful design templates available here. Each considered and created by Artisan Books.

 

BLOG

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Dany Ardouin of Helly Nahmad on Artisan Books

06-Aug / blog / 0 COMMENTS

Dany Ardouin, gallery director at Helly Nahmad London, tells of their experience of working with Artisan Books when producing their ‘Monet Catalogue’. With thanks to Helly Nahmad & Dany Ardouin.

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Artisan Books – Why Paper Grain Matters.

18-Jun / blog / 2 COMMENTS

After the launch of Artisan Books last year, I was chatting to John Walters, the editor of Eye Magazine about Artisan Books. The conversation naturally strayed onto the binding of our books and the fact that they are traditionally sewn and hand bound in stark contrast to the majority of ...

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A Book for Royalty

24-Apr / blog / 5 COMMENTS

“Can you come in to discuss a book we need to make?”   A simple enough sounding request and who could possibly demur. It was Friday and the meeting was arranged for the following Monday. The call had come from Lloyd’s of London, the oldest insurance market in the world and ...

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Artisan Interview #1 – Barry Semark

30-Mar / blog / 0 COMMENTS

In the first of our new series of ‘Artisan Interviews’, we chatted to our friend Barry Semark, whose company ‘The Semark Consultancy’ lends his 30 years of design experience and expertise to companies seeking smaller projects.

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CONTACT

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PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH ARTISAN BOOKS, WE WOULD LOVE TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT YOUR PROJECT

ARTISAN BOOKS

31 Station Road West
Oxted, Surrey
RH8 9EE

01883 370932
hello@artisanbook.co.uk