Associate Membership of Designer Bookbinders is open to any individual interested in bookbinding. Associates comprise the largest category of membership with collectors, conservators, booksellers and teachers as well as amateur and professional bookbinders amongst their number.
The Society is constantly seeking new talent, and promising bookbinders are encouraged to apply for Licentiateship. DB nurtures Licentiates by providing a regular series of tutorials and consultations.
Associate membership subscription costs GBP 40 (UK), GBP 45 (Europe) or GBP 50 (rest of the world) per year. This includes four Newsletters and the DB journal, 'The New Bookbinder'.
The subscription period is from 1st April to 31st March.
Corporate Membership of Designer Bookbinders is offered to Libraries, Institutions and Businesses wishing to support the activities of the Society.
Corporate membership subscription costs GBP 60.00 (Worldwide) per year. This includes four Newsletters and the DB journal 'The New Bookbinder'.
If you would like to join Designer Bookbinders as a Corporate Member please download a Membership Form here.
Student Membership is available to UK-based full-time students only, and costs GBP 25.00 per year for a maximum of three years. If you would like to apply for Student Membership, please print a copy of the Membership Form and send your application to the Membership Secretary by mail.
Further information about the society can be obtained from:
DB Membership Secretary