James Cann & Lizzie Mercer, Founders of Library Design Studio & ExLibris.

Our Story


EX LIBRIS (Latin) ‘from the library of’ often used as a bookplate bearing the owner's name & coat of arms.

We’re Library Design Studio -  founded by two designers and based in the UK above a printworks. EX LIBRIS is our independent brand, featuring our Cat & muse, Jynx, inspired by books and the art of slow-living.