I am a bookbinder who loves great design, bold patterns and vibrant colors. I strive to make books that inspire and function well. I value high-quality, acid-free materials and the functionality as much as the design. My day job is repairing books at the libraries at NC State. My background in book repair informs my desire for books to work properly.
My passion is combining my love of color and pattern with my love of bookbinding. The result is The Plum Umbrella Studio, named for my additional love of rain and the color purple. I hope you find something here that you love and will inspire you.