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Bespoke Leather Portfolios

Bespoke Leather Portfolios - Presentation at its best

Summer break: portfolio orders will not be processed until after 2nd Sept. Thanks for your patience. 

Display Portfolios for photographers, artists, designers or business presentations.

Make the best first impression you can with one of these stunning portfolios. We have now become an online supplier of the fine leather bound portfolios as used by Damien Lovegrove for the past five years. They are made from a single piece of sumptuous high quality leather and offer a new approach to photography presentation. "Everyone who has seen my portfolios are impressed by the simply beautiful presentation" says Damien. "It is really easy to chop and change the prints around and I constantly update the order and print selection in my Portfolios". Each folio will take up to 40 sleeves (80 prints) in their normal guise. Folios with larger capacities are available upon request.

Normal turnaround is 10 days from order to delivery. All portfolios are tailor made to order using the finest materials. 

The prices charged on this site are for top grain high quality leather in black or dark brown. Other colours are available at 10% supplement. By it’s nature there will be history and character in the skins.

To price up your portfolio click on the 'Ordering' tab to the right hand side of the page.

  
 
 

Colours

The leather portfolios can be made in a range of different colours. Samples of the leather colours can be sent to you for if you wish. This is a natural product and each is unique with its own history, the skins are top grain 3mm hide. Every hide is carefully chosen and the character in the skins will vary in degree but each will have been selected by us.

Leather can be dyed to any colour if ordering six books or more.

Black and Dark Brown are the most popular choices and are a less expensive option than other colour options.
 


  






Black



Camel



Chestnut


Dark Brown



Green



Grey


Red



Whisky



White

     

Sizes

Our leather portfolios can be made to any custom size. Some standard sizes we produce include:

• 10 x 8 inches
254mm x 203.2mm
• A4
210mm x 297mm
• 11 x 14 inches
279.4mm x 355.6mm
• A3
297mm x 420mm
• 12 x 18 inches
304.8mm x 457.2mm
• A3-plus
330.2mm x 482.6mm
(13 x 19 inches)

 
Your portfolio can be either in a landscape or portrait orientation.

Portfolio sizes relate to the size of the inner sleeves and therefore the maximum size of prints they can hold. The actual size of the portfolio including leather cover will be slightly bigger.

  
Portfolio Size Comparison

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     

Embossing

Personalise your presentation portfolio with a custom embossed name or logo. We strongly suggest you choose to have your name or logo embossed to add extra impact to your presentation.

There are two options:

 • Standard embossing or
 • Bespoke embossing.

With the standard option you can choose from one of two standard fonts.

The bespoke option pays for a custom block to be made which will allow you to emboss a logo or font of your choice. Once you have placed your order you will be contacted and asked to send a jpg of the logo or font you would like embossed.

Please note - embossing can not be dyed or tinted to a different colour.

  

Examples of standard embossing using a simple sans-serif (Helvetica) and a standard serif font (Times) as an alternative.

 
Helvetica
 
 
Times

 

The bespoke embossing option (below) allows for different font choices or even your own logo design. Our suppliers will guide you through what is and isn't possible with your chosen design. 

     

Sleeves

The crystal clear sleeves are made from archival polyester with either black or white inserts depending on your intention. Your prints simply slide into place.

The sleeves enable you to place prints on either side and are clear from edge to edge.

Each folio will take up to approx. 40 sleeves (80 prints) in their normal guise. Folios with larger capacities are available upon request.

Sleeves are only designed to fit a Lovegrove Consulting supplied leather portfolio.

With or without sleeves?

Alternatively your prints can go straight into the binder without sleeves. The images will need to be printed with an extra 1” margin on the left. This margin will disappear into the binder. When you order your portfolio you can purchase our scoring template kit.

Scoring template kit


The scoring template kit includes a simple card scoring template, hole punch and scoring tool. Different portfolios will require different types of hole punch. The kits bought for an A3 landscape, 11x14 landscape and A3+ landscape portfolios will be supplied with a 4-hole hole punch. Other sizes will be supplied with a single hole punch.

Note: A standard 2-hole office hole punch is suitable for a 10x8 landscape portfolio. Please contact us if you want the scoring template but don't require a hole punch.


The Binding
The sleeves or prints are bound using a pillar and post system. The posts can be extended or made smaller to accommodate your content. Your content is sandwiched as the posts are tightened by the screw cap.

The binding is hidden from view with a hinged fabric panel that snaps shut with magnets. The image to the right (below) shows the binding panel open with the screw posts and magnets.

These portfolios are not designed to lay completely flat for double page spreads.

  






     

Inner Covers

The inner covers are like an extra sleeve bound in on a cloth hinge with pre-punched holes. They come in pairs, one for the front and one for the back. They are made from either black card or frosted semi-translucent polypropylene. These are a highly recommended as they help protect your first sleeve from unwanted scratches.

For portfolios without sleeves we recommend the frosted versions as the black card can transfer fibres onto first page.




  
Portfolio Inner Covers
     

Lovegrove Print Actions

With every portfolio order you will receive an exclusive Lovegrove Portfolio Action Set.

This set of Photoshop actions will size your prints first, add a white border and then places a blurred, feathered stroke around the image for a beautifully clean professional look.

The set of actions will prepare your images for printing with ProAm, Loxley or InkJet printing and has options for both landscape or portrait orientations. A perfect match for your portfolio.

These actions are not designed for prints that will be placed directly into the portfolio binding without sleeves.

       

 




 
     

Accessories

Portfolio Slip Case
Accessorise your portfolio with a beautifully crafted slip case. Finished in archival buckram with a leather strap these cases are designed to fit your portfolio perfectly.

Your portfolio slides into the rigid case and the strap holds everything in place.

Slip cases can be embossed with your name or logo to match your portfolio for no additional embossing costs.

Available in black only.

  
Portfolio Slipcase
 


Padded Courier Bag

As an alternative we also supply courier style bags for portfolios. The courier bag is a padded, reinforced canvas bag with carry handle, shoulder strap, address label window and clip locking front flap.

These bags are ideal for general handling and transportation between clients or meetings.

Available in black only.

  
Portfolio Carrying Bag
 

     

Digital Art Printing

To offer a complete service for your portfolio needs, we can offer you a fine art giclée printing service for your Lovegrove Portfolio. 

Fine Art portfolio prints are for A3 landscape portfolios only. They are designed to fit inside your portfolio directly without sleeves to make the most of the beautiful paper finish and print quality.

We can print on a range of fabulous Hahnemühle Fine Art Paper and prices start at just £12.00 +VAT per print (£40 +VAT minimum charge per order).

To read more information on our fine art printing service please click here.

Please note, when ordering a portfolio with prints they will arrive separately.

  





     

Prices (ex. VAT) - to calculate the total price of your portfolio click on the 'Ordering' tab. No card details are required until you are ready to place the order.

Size (Inches)

Portfolio (Black/Brown)

Portfolio (Other colours)

Sleeves (ea.)

Inner Covers

Slip Cases

Courier Bags

10x8 £94.00 £103.40
£1.00 £8.50
£58.00 -
A4 £150.00 £165.00 £1.75 £12.50
£78.00 £75.00
11x14 £190.00 £209.00 £2.25 £15.00
£95.00 £85.00
A3 £245.00 £269.50 £3.40 £15.00
£105.00 £95.00
12x18
£255.00 £280.50 £3.50 £17.50
£115.00 £105.00
A3 plus (13" x 19") £280.00 £308.00 £4.25 £17.50
£115.00 £105.00







Extras (ex. VAT)






Standard Embossing
£35.00



Bespoke Embossing
£64.00



Hole punch and scoring template kit
£35.00



Fine Art Portfolio Prints (A3 Landscape only)
£11.50 per print. (£40 minimum order)








Postage Costs (incl. VAT)

 



UK
£18.50
Price will be lower if just buying accessories.
Portfolios ordered with fine art prints can be collected at the studio.
Europe
£35 (approx.)



Rest of the World
£75 (approx.)



PLEASE NOTE: Normal turnaround is 10 days. Bespoke sizes are also available by quotation, please contact us here. 
We try to keep the delivery costs as low as possible, but there may be occasions when our website under-calculates the amount due, especially on overseas orders.  In the event of this happening, we will contact you before placing your order with our supplier, and request any extra money or offer the choice to cancel your order. 




Ordering your portfolio :

To calculate the total price of your portfolio click on the size you'd like below and start adding products to your basket.

Alternatively if you have any questions that the website can't answer please don't hesitate to give Blaise a call on 01275 853204.
Or email her here.

Normal turnaround for orders is 10 days.


8" x 10" Portfolios    A4 Portfolios    11" x 14" Portfolios
A3 Portfolios    12" x 18" Portfolios   A3+ Portfolios (13" x 19")


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