Kate is a multi award-winning artist bookbinder, specialising in contemporary fine bindings to commission or for exhibition. Kate uses traditional materials and techniques to produce a unique, modern binding that reflects the text, illustrations and typeface of the book.
Kate also works with individuals and private presses to produce the whole book, whether one-offs or limited editions, and can advise on all aspects of the book production from printing, through layout, to binding and boxes.
Kate is a Fellow of Designer Bookbinders and has books in the library of Human Imagination, the British Library, Bodleian and Yale University Libraries, as well as many public and private collections internationally. She is a regular binder to the Booker Prize, and has featured on BBC’s The One Show.
Kate is a very experienced teacher and has initiated many converts to the joys of bookbinding with patience and humour, with regular slots at West Dean College and Soho House, amongst others.