Deborah Evetts

Green Farms, Connecticut
Born and educated in England, Evetts was trained at Brighton College of Art and at the Central School of Arts and Crafts under William Matthews. She studied with Roger Powell and Peter Waters, then taught for ten years in the British art school system. Evetts is currently the Drue Heinz Book Conservator at the Pierpont Morgan Library.

Judges' Distinction for Interpretation

Example Binding: 
James Joyce. 
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1935.

Full leather binding in five colors with twenty-four textual quotations. Gold tooled and stamped using a variety of handle letters and 10-point York type. The top edge is gilt.

Design Description: 
Full leather binding in three colors of morocco with quotations tooled and stamped in gold. The design is subdued and reflects the layout and printing of the text.


Deborah Evetts example binding


Deborah Evetts design proposal

Deborah Evetts