Bookspots - United Kingdom

LONDON 

      Shepherds                                                                     
      30 Gillingham Street                     
      London SW1V1HU                                     
      http://store.bookbinding.co.uk/store/

A lovely shop with paper, bookbinding supplies and sellers who know what they are talking about.

      London Centre for Book Arts (LCBA)                                    
      Unit 18 Ground Floor
      Britannia Works, Dace Road
      London E3 2NQ
      http://www.londonbookarts.org/

London Centre for Book Arts is an artist-run, open-access studio dedicated to book arts and artist-led publishing.

      Paperchase (flagship store)                                    
      213 - 215 Tottenham Court Road
      London W1T 7PS
      www.paperchase.co.uk

Huge flagship store offering stationery items, gift wrap, artist materials and on the 2nd floor a nice collection of papers and materials. There is also a bookshop and cafe.

      Alma Leather                                    
      12-14 Greatorex Street
       London E1 5NF
       www.alma1938.com

Alma has leather from every corner of the globe. Not especially for bookbinding but a great place to find interesting and unusual stuff.

       Fedrigoni Imaginative Paper Studio                                     
       Clerkenwell House
       67 Clerkenwell Road
       London EC1R 5BL
       www.fedrigoni.co.uk  

Here you can see and pick up samples from the italian paper company Fedrigoni. Also features work that was done using their papers.

 

       London Graphic centre                                     
       Covent garden Flagship Store
       16-18 Shelton Street, Covent Garden
       London WC2H 9JL
       www.londongraphics.co.uk

Supplier of art and equipment for the London art and design community. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff.

 

       St Bride Foundation                                     
       Bride Lane
       Fleet Street
       London, EC4Y 8EQ
       www.sbf.org.uk

The St Bride foundation in the old city of London houses a library specialized in graphic arts, a print shop, a bookbinding studio, a gallery. There is always something to do there whether it's taking a class, attending a lecture or visiting an exhibition, including those organised by Designer Bookbinders.

 

       MacCulloch & Wallis                                     
       25-26 Dering Street
       London W1S 1AT
       www.macculloch-wallis.co.uk

A haberdashery store with good selection of ribbons and elastics.

 

       Choosing Keeping                                   
       128 Columbia Road
       London E2 7RG
       www.choosingkeeping.com

Choosing Keeping is a small stationery shop with lots of exclusive items that can't be found anywhere else. To add to the fun (and if you like flowers), come on a weekend to experience the vibrant Columbia Road flower market.

       Papersmiths                                     
       Unit 7, Boxpark
       2-10 Bethnal Green Rd
       Shoreditch, London
       E1 6GY
                               www.papersmiths.co.uk

Stationery shop in a container in Boxpark, Shoreditch. They also have a shop in Bristol.





BRISTOL

       Papersmiths                                     
       6A Boyce's Ave
       Bristol, City of Bristol BS8 4AA
       www.papersmiths.co.uk

Stationery shop. They also have a shop in London.

 
HIGHAM FERRERS

       Harmatan and Oakridge Leather                                   
       Westfields Avenue
       Higham Ferrers
       Northamptonshire NN10 8AX
       www.harmatan.co.uk       

A well established tannery specialised in bookbinding leather. A very friendly team. Open by appointment only.


TOTNES

       Paperworks                                  
       63 High Street
       Totnes, Devon TQ9 5PB
       www.paperworks.uk.com     

Shop with a wide variety of papers and stationery.  *Recommended by Vera Schwamborn, Carta Pura


LIVINGSTON (SCOTLAND)


       

       Hewit & Sons                                    
       12 Nettlehill Road
       Livingston, West Lothian EH54 5DL
        www.hewit.com    

A leather manufacturer especially famous for their calf, Hewit also sells bookbinding tools, equipment and materials and welcome visitors to their showroom at the factory from monday  to friday 08.30 - 16.00.


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