Translated by Hélène Francoeur, revised and corrected by Michèle Parrot

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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DESIGN BINDING, FINE BINDING

DESIGN BINDING, FINE BINDING

Creations and little miracles, one-of-a-kind design bindings… a work of art for your favorite book.

BOOKBINDING, BOOK REPAIR

I can bind everything, or almost. A stack of love letters will be transformed into a book. Your grandmother’s cookbook will be given a second lease on life. Your dictionary is too heavy for you to lift? I will divide it in two volumes and rebind them.
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BOOKBINDING, BOOK REPAIR
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RESTORATION


RESTORATION

Do not hesitate any more : go and buy that very old book you fell in love with and bring it to me. I will restore it with care and skill.

LIVRE D'ARTISTE, ARTIST'S BOOK

Exotic or rare materials like aluminum and tobacco leaves, unusual book format, limited editions, team work with writers and artists : all of this is part of the world of Les Lieurs de Livres
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LIVRE D’ARTISTE, ARTIST'S BOOK



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BOX MAKING


BOX MAKING

Every clamshell box, portfolio, slipcase, envelope is made to measure, providing the perfect protection for a book, a precious object, loose leaves, illustrations, magazines…



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HANDMADE PAPER
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DECORATED PAPER

DECORATED PAPER

A few well mastered techniques will create a rainbow of decorated papers : suminagashi, paste, marbled, block printed.

ENGRAVING

Engraving with linocuts is a relatively easy way to illustrate a text and can open the door to livres d’artiste.
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ENGRAVING
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LETTERPRESS PRINTING


LETTERPRESS PRINTING

Lead is really heavy. It is said that in the old days, two men were needed to carry the type required to print a single page of Le Soleil, Québec City’s daily paper.



TEACHING AND WORKSHOPS

Teaching and giving demonstrations : What I love is helping to spread the knowledge of the art of bookbinding.


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TEACHING AND WORKSHOPS



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CURRICULUM VITAE


CURRICULUM VITAE

To me, bookbinding was the key opening a magical door, an invitation to explore papermaking, paper decorating, letterpress printing, engraving…


POUR LE PLAISIR

A few thoughts from the bottom of my heart, pictures I favor and some links to other sites I like to visit.



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POUR LE PLAISIR



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ARCHIVES - SHOWPIECE OF THE MONTH


ARCHIVES - SHOWPIECE OF THE MONTH

My favorite bindings, month after month




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