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Hannah Byles

Senior Lecturer – Visual Communication

MA Communication Design


Hannah completed her MA in Communication design at Central Saint Martins, which focused on the unspoken word the communication through gestures and paralanguage. Her research Interest continues to be in the format and sequence of books and experimental binding techniques and structures. On completion of a Graduate Diploma in Bookbinding and Book Conservation she has worked on bespoke projects and teaches bookbinding across various subjects.
With a keen interest in Letterpress and the use of letterpress within contemporary design she works with Hand & Eye and collaborates with their small editions and artists books. Exploration is focused on developing the letterpress facilities within the course, cataloguing the typefaces and constructing new typeface collections. This will conclude by undertaking collaborative projects in this subject area.

Professional practice


Visual Communication/Graphic Design/Illustration with a specific interest in Bookbinding, Typography and letterpress printing, Editorial & Book Design.

Professional Practice

Collaborating and exhibiting with various companies including Hand & Eye, Webb and Webb, Royal Mail, Arts Libris, Chester University.

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