Hazel Gibbs

Bookbinder

I produce individually designed, handcrafted notebooks, journals and sketchbooks under the name Colville & Gibbs.

All items are created with craftsmanship to produce luxurious and tactile products and each item is unique. 

I use offcuts of upholstery or handbag leather together with recycled and surplus print run paper, whenever possible, to keep landfill and waste to a minimum. As an alternative to leather, I also offer journals bound using cork fabric.

In addition, I make complementary items, such as mini decorated clipboards and hanging tree decorations using the smallest pieces of paper.

I trained at the St Bride’s Foundation in London in 2016 and have subsequently undertaken courses with renowned bookbinders Mark Cockram, Dominic Riley, Nesta Davies and Mylyn McColl. 

I am a member of The Wessex Guild of Bookbinders, The Society of Bookbinders and The Artful Collective.  

Contact me

Email:

colvilleandgibbs@gmail.com

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My upcoming events

Forest & Folklore Exhibition

5th October - 13th January 2023

29 St. Thomas Street, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9NE

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