Cléo Lebrun - Cléo Lebrun

Cléo Lebrun

Beautiful paper objects from Cléo in her letterpress studio in Montpellier

  • Montpellier, France: Based in or near Montpellier
  • Gifts, souvenirs and decorations: Original, high quality objects for you, your place or someone back home
  • Local: Made with local ingredients or raw materials
  • ££: Products between £15 and £50
Cléo Lebrun - Cléo Lebrun

Artisan Bookbinder and Printer Typographer

Cléo Lebrun

Cleo studied graphic arts in Paris. She started bookbinding as soon as she graduated from the Estienne school and founded her company in 2018.

She creates modern designs, colours and textures using ancient techniques in her letterpress studio in Montpellier. She performs the embossing and printing techniques and binds the books by hand.

Her work combines old binding and letterpress techniques to transform high quality paper into modern, original everyday objects or those for special occasions.

Everything paper - from albums to wedding invitations - Cléo Lebrun

Book binding, gilding, announcements, stationery, printing and embossing

Everything paper - from albums to wedding invitations

Custom-made creations for individuals or professionals

Cléo aims to represent clients' unique stories and characters in her creations. She unites local, traditional fabrication techniques with high quality materials to produce excellent quality work.

Locally-made gifts and everyday objects ready-to-buy from shops

Cléo's range includes original cards, books and albums which you can easily pick up in town or on her online shop.

Easily shipped abroad

Cléo regularly sends her creations abroad and even sells to shops overseas using the online 'FAIRE' platform. If this interests you, you can find out more here.

“From weddings to corporate identity, our aim is to help you share your story and express your personality in a unique way. Our creations combine old bookbinding and typography techniques, reworked and modernised on top-of-the-range paper. Local manufacturing and high-quality ethical materials are essential to our creative process.”

Cléo - Cléo Lebrun

Courses in a Montpellier letterpress studio - Cléo Lebrun

Come and discover a new side to paper!

Courses in a Montpellier letterpress studio

A unique experience, for you or as a gift

Cléo runs workshops out of her studio. They have 4 presses, 2 paper cutters and a variety of other printing and finishing equipment. Find out more here.

She also run workshops on the platform Wecando, click here to discover more.

“It's rare to find local artisan binders and typographers so I was glad to meet Cloé during a trip to Pavane - she is very approachable and happy to discuss her products and fabrication techniques. I would definitely recommend her high quality and original products and her personally for commissions.”

Natasha (Natif Creatif)

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Find Cléo Lebrun

2 Bd de la Perruque, 34000 Montpellier, France

Cléo's studio is in Montpellier (pinned on the map) and you can visit it upon appointment.

You can find her products in the concept store Pavane.

Tuesday - Saturday: 11am to 7pm

Sunday and Monday: CLOSED

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