Studio Five was started in 2003 and is located in an old mews courtyard in Barnes, South West London.

Recently, Studio Two has opened as an extension to Studio Five.

The Studio is open for students from Wednesday to Sunday each week between the hours of 10am till 6pm.
It is only closed if teaching commitments mean that Mark must be elsewhere.

For location and travel links, please download this pdf or use the Transport for London Journey Planner



Mark has been teaching for 17 years and has taught many students from various backgrounds many of whom have gone on to pursue careers in bookbinding or related disciplines, sometimes starting their own studios or binderies.
Mark runs a variety of courses including introductory and intermediate – details of these courses are shown on following pages. There is also the opportunity to work in ‘Open Studio’ where you may work on specific projects with Mark’s guidance and tutelage. He specialises in fine contemporary bookbinding and book arts, Bradel binding, box making and has a wide and extensive knowledge of all types of bookbinding techniques.

Studio Five is fully equipped with workspace for 4 students at any one time whilst Studio Two offers space for printing and art based activities. Studio Two can be hired for the day, please contact Mark for details.

Should you wish to make enquiries about studying at Studio Five, please see the contact page for details.

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