New books (fine or designer bindings), boxes, artist portfolios, preservation boxes or cases are also custom made to customers specifications and this can include hot foil stamping / gold embossing , debossing or artwork. Artists books which can encompass the use of leather, cloth, wood, metal, all types of paper, printmaking and marbling. Commissions are welcome.

Lorraine Brown is a bookbinder on the Gold Coast, in the Scenic Rim specialising in leather, book, repairs, embossing, book restoration and bookbinding.

New Works/Items

The following photographs are examples of new bound items
   
2 examples of magazines made into books
  a book of 21 hand made envelopes using Italian papers for a new born baby thru to the 21 st birthday
   
Full bound green kangaroo leather on 5 raised bands journal   Commission from The Red Room Company – Cabinet of Lost and Found for the Sydney Writers Festival 2006   Example of diary in full mixed leathers
   
Fine binding in maroon emu leather for exhibition Double Bush Binding – 2 photos   Full emu with 3 types of fish leather
   
Examples of titling on cloth and leather   Full kangaroo leather on 5 raised bands
   
Full red kangaroo leather with mixed inlay and onlays   Example of non pareil marbled endpapers   Qld walnut coverings with green oasis goat leather spine

 

 

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