Benjamin Elbel

Benjamin Elbel studied fine arts in France before specializing in bookbinding and book conservation at the Centro del Bel Libro in Ascona, Switzerland. Following that he gained hands-on experience in various binderies in Germany and England, before setting-up his own studio in London in 2012.

At Elbel Libro Bookbinding (, Benjamin undertakes work for private customers and institutions as well as developing his own fine bookbinding style.
Elbel Libro accessories is devoted to the creation of unique and inventive products.
Benjamin is also a very active bookbinding instructor and teaches workshops across Europe.

In february 2013, Benjamin became a licentiate of Designer Bookbinders, the british society devoted to the craft of fine bookbinding.

Water, Incline Press, 2012

Onion skin binding, 2012


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