Philip Smith is an internationally renowned designer bookbinder and book
artist. He has been designing and creating intricate
and fascinating bindings for well over 50 years and has been
awarded gold and silver medals in several international competitions.
In 2000 he was awarded an MBE for services to Art.
Philip is also a great innovator, having invented and pioneered several ground-breaking and influential techniques and structural developments. His work is represented in many private collections and can be seen in several public collections overseas and in the UK including the V&A National Art Library and the British Library.