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ARTISAN BOOKS

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A superior limited edition book that retains all the quality

of a Hurtwood bespoke book, but at an affordable cost for

creative professionals, artisans and individuals.

 

 

artisan-books

 

 

THE APPLICATIONS ARE ENDLESS, THE BOOKS ARE TIMELESS

download a pdf about Artisan Books here - or send it to a friend

 

ABOUT US

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JO HILTON

PARTNER
I trained as an Occupational Therapist in Aberdeen in the 1980s at a time when ‘practical skills’ were still part of a treatment programme for physical and mental illness... Read more

FRANCIS ATTERBURY

PARTNER
I was brought up within a family of printers and writers and learned from an early age what was meant by ‘artistic temperament’... Read more 

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... Read more

BLOG

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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. We love working with Barry, and we wanted to find out what Barry loves ...

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Based Upon: From Sculpture to Book.

28-Feb / blog / 0 COMMENTS

This week we are delivering the 200th book to one of my favourite clients, the highly original and endlessly creative, Based Upon.   Based Upon Artisan Books.   For those who don’t know, Based Upon are a London-based team of artists and designers creating large-scale artworks and sculptural furniture. Founded ...

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12 Months in Belgium – The Salto Year.

31-Jan / blog / 1 COMMENTS

Last year, I talked about ‘Dad’ and the influence he had on my start into this industry. Now, by way of a contrast, I thought I’d tell you about a very different but equally profoundly influential character without whom, I doubt I’d be where I am now.   Salto, outside ...

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The McCartney Tour Book

09-Dec / blog / 7 COMMENTS

I was once asked in a magazine interview what my favourite moment in print was. I replied that it was when bringing a book and a slipcase together – and discovering that they fitted!    Like a glove!   Just such an event happened last week with the delivery of ...

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Ted Gowin

29-Nov / blog / 3 COMMENTS

I went to see my old mentor and friend Ted Gowin last week. Always known as ‘Dad’ to me, Ted is now in his 90s and long retired. I grew up with Ted and his family and growing up I spent as much time as I could with him and ...

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Milan

20-Nov / blog / 9 COMMENTS

This week, just gone, has been spent in Milan. Our Artisan Books are all printed on Mohawk Superfine paper and, as a long time user of Mohawk, we were asked to speak at the launch of Mohawk Superfine in Italy.   The event started in Milan on Tuesday with a ...

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Artisan Books combines craft with cutting-edge

04-Oct / blog / 0 COMMENTS

Hurtwood Press has officially launched its Artisan Books service, combining digital printing with craft bookmaking techniques.   The Oxted firm is known for its expertise in print production including bespoke and fine art books. The new service is targeted at creative professionals, artists and individuals who want “superior limited edition ...

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Artisan Books launch party on 2nd October. Last chance to register!‏

20-Sep / blog / 0 COMMENTS

Artisan Books will be officially launched in London on 2 October. We’ve organised a small party in central London and Humphrey Ocean RA will be our guest of honour. Please click here if you’d like an invitation – but do act quickly, as numbers are limited. Artisan Books, superior limited edition books that ...

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Hurtwood launches Artisan Books

08-Aug / blog / 0 COMMENTS

Hurtwood would like to announce the launch of Artisan Books. Superior limited edition books that retain all the quality of a Hurtwood bespoke book, but at an affordable cost for creative professionals, artisans and individuals.

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Artisan Books & Hurtwood Press Celebration

15-Nov / blog / 0 COMMENTS

Artisan Books will be officially launched in London in October this year. To commemorate this, Hurtwood are having a celebration. To register your interest and find out more, please read more...

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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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PRINTING

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

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

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TRANSFER

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CONTACT

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PLEASE GET IN CONTACT 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
francis@artisanbook.co.uk

 

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