About Us

Who are the Owl & Lion:

Isabelle Ting: 

Owned by Florence-trained bookbinder Isabelle Ting, the Owl & Lion Bindery is the first bookbinding establishment to open in the city for decades. Providing bespoke fine binding services, Isabelle also offer bookbinding classes for all levels, as well as producing her own innovative ranges of hand-bound books.

Edward McGowan:

Co-founded the Owl & Lion Gallery in 2007 and remained to this day as Managing Director as well as our resident illustrator. Edward has gone on to establish his own very successful illustration studio and you can find him at www.parkopolo.eu

Marcin Potepski: Graphic Designer, Printmaker

Ciara McDermott: Bookbinder

Gareth Hardisty: Bookbinder

Sean Maguire: Bookbinder

Martin McBride: Illustrator, Printmaker