Paul C Delrue - Bookbinder 

Techniques developed by Paul Delrue
Please click on the links below to find out more about Paul's 'Lacunose' and 'Tudor-style' binding techniques


Paul sometimes refers to this technique as 'painting with leather'. This iconic Delrue approach can be seen on numerous of his design bindings. It involves many small pieces of leather, lots of sanding and a whole heap of patience. 

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'Tudor Style'

This technique is one of Paul's favourites. Known as Tudor style because the first book he bound using this approach was a Shakespeare, it involves overlapping strips of leather creating subtle three dimensional and geometric elements.

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