Laura West, established the Isle of Skye Bindery in 1999 and there she undertakes bookbinding commissions as well as producing her own signature range of unique artefact books the designs which are accurately founded upon existing historical and multi-cultural book structures such as Coptic, palm leaf and bark books.
Laura is also a highly regarded tutor and holds workshops locally and throughout the country.
In 2009/2010 Laura has been taking part in the Making Progress Mentoring Scheme run by HI-Arts Craft Development. As part of this scheme Distance Lab in Forres devised a camera which Laura wore for a day whilst creating work in her studio.
Video Courtesy of Distance Lab