TeoStudio

Handmade Leather Journals, Notebooks and Diaries

Evora, Portugal · 1292 Sales

TeoStudio

Handmade Leather Journals, Notebooks and Diaries

Evora, Portugal 1292 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Teodora

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Announcement   TeoStudio is a bindery specialized in leather journals and old style bindings, diaries with lock and key, notebooks with quality paper, all handmade and one of a kind. Made of vintage or antiqued leather and reclaimed materials, my bindings are created to preserve the authenticity of the craft, bringing to light the beauty of the materials and their inevitable passage through time.

You can entrust these journals with your thoughts, knowing that they will last forever.

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Last updated on Apr 13, 2016

TeoStudio is a bindery specialized in leather journals and old style bindings, diaries with lock and key, notebooks with quality paper, all handmade and one of a kind. Made of vintage or antiqued leather and reclaimed materials, my bindings are created to preserve the authenticity of the craft, bringing to light the beauty of the materials and their inevitable passage through time.

You can entrust these journals with your thoughts, knowing that they will last forever.

Teodora

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5 out of 5 stars
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fela

fela on Nov 25, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This is by far one of the most amazing journals I've ever purchased, i love it! the craftsmanship is superb and extremely well made. It's BEAUTIFUL! and will be treasured.

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About

My journey to the amazing art of bookbinding...

TeoStudio is a book bindery specialized in luxury leather journals, old style bindings and lockable diaries. My studio is located in the beautiful city of Évora, Portugal , where I create surrounded by nature and history. My love for arts and crafts has been with me since I can remember. I grew up in a family of artists, surrounded by paintings and books.

I went to the university to study the conservation of medieval paintings and from there on, I got my Master in visual arts. I like to think of myself as an artist, as I’m passionate about art in many different forms and disciplines. It was in 2005 that I really discovered the universe of bookbinding and soon after, I dedicated myself to it completely. It is what truly makes me happy, to get up every day thinking on the beautiful books I will create.

My bookbinding style is influenced by the ephemeral quality of objects surrounding us and their passage through time. I love to work with old leather that shows the marks of a previous life, I also love to use in my bindings all kind of pieces with history that I collect. I am passionate about collecting art, books, historic materials and some other oddities... I love traveling and discovering flea markets all over the world.

At the moment I am trying to take a step forward and explore new sides of bookbinding - publishing, fine binding, papermaking and book arts. I also enjoy doing collaborations for artist books, theater or movie props and any kind of art project that would challenge my creativity so if you're interested, please drop me a line!

Thank you for for stopping by, I hope you will enjoy :)

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  • Teodora

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    Bookbinder, conservator and the solo artist behind TeoStudio.

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Last updated on April 13, 2016
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If you have questions just contact me at contact [!at] teo-studio.com, I'll be happy to hear from you.

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★ This shop reserves the right to refuse service and / or cancel transactions that are found invalid or void.
Shipping
★ SHIPPING is made by registered priority mail, within 3 days from the cleared payment. Shipping custom made items depends on the period I will complete the item, which is specified in each listing. I will send you a notification that your order was processed and inform you of the tracking number of your parcel.

★ ADDRESS: I ship with registered mail that requires signature, so if you wish me to ship this to your office please select that address during checkout or write me a note in the "message to seller" box.

★ DELIVERY TIME varies and depends solely on the post office so I can't give you an exact time frame. Sometimes unexpected delays may occur due to customs, holidays, etc. but generally for a parcel to reach you it should take around:

- Europe: 7-14 working days
- Everywhere else: 14-24 working days

Please note: In the unlikely event that you don't receive your item in 30 days since your order or if it gets lost in the post please let me know as soon as possible!
Refunds and Exchanges
If your item arrives damaged or by some reason you are not pleased with it, you are eligible for a refund once you let me know about it and ship the item back to me within 14 days from its receipt. Refunds will be made once the item has been returned to me. Shipping costs for returns are your responsibility.
Additional policies and FAQs
★ Please consider that possible irregularities in the execution of items are considered a value of handmade works of art.

★ Leather is an uneven material by its nature. Its surface may have particularities that should be seen as signs of authenticity or of the manufacturing process. I generally treat leather for enhanced elasticity, resistance, surface appearance. These products (wax, oil, silicone) may have a specific smell in the beginning that generally vanishes with time.

★ I do my best to take realistic pictures, using daylight and computer processing so the photos are as similar as possible to the reality. However, it is obvious that slight differences will still exist.

★ All images are subject to copyright © TeoStudio. If you want to use them, please kindly contact me first. Thank you!