Skilled Crafts by Physically Disabled
Singapore – Having a physical disability does not stop these craftsmen at the Society for the Physically Disabled (SPD) from producing intricate handmade books and restoring old reading favourites.
Oct 4, 2013. The Society for the Physically Disabled employs 11 skilled craftsmen who provide book binding and restoration services. Photo | Royson Poh
Oct 4, 2013. Cardboard used for book covers are cut to size by craftsman with physical disabilities. Photo | Royson Poh
Oct 4, 2013. Craftsmen at the Society for the Physically Disabled have an average of 30 years experience in the trade. Photo | Royson Poh
Oct 4, 2013. Customers can opt for their books titles to be hot-stamped. Photo | Royson Poh
Oct 4, 2013. The lettering are carefully selected and arranged by hand. Photo | Royson Poh
Oct 4, 2013. The workshop produces leather bound journals for magazine collections and academic papers for libraries in Singapore. Photo | Royson Poh
Oct 4, 2013. The SPD Production Workshop also produced handmade photo frame for corporate gifts. Photo | Royson Poh
Oct 4, 2013. Handmade photo frames are also available for sale for individual customers. Photo | Royson Poh
If you are finding it hard to come up with that unique corporate gift or struggling to find a memorable present for that special someone, the SPD Production Workshop has the solutions for you.
Choose from an array of beautiful leather or fabric bound notebooks, or create a personalised family album. You can also work with the craftsmen to design and create unique gifts.
All proceeds for the SPD Production Workshop goes to fund the rehabilitation and training services provided by SPD for persons with disabilities.
SPD Book-binding & Book Restoration Services
Address: 2 Peng Nguan Street, SPD Ability Centre, Singapore 168955
Phone: 6579 0742