Space Studios, EAST LONDON
Friday 7th & Saturday 8th June 2019


Lewis Chaplin

Founding Director – Loose Joints

Lewis Chaplin is an artist, publisher and award-winning designer from London. Alongside Sarah Piegay Espenon, Chaplin co-runs Loose Joints, an independent publishing house and design studio. Sarah & Lewis have designed and published books by Harley Weir, Robin Friend, Bobby Doherty, Bharat Sikka, Marton Perlaki, Samara Scott and many more. They also design titles for various institutions and publishers including Thames & Hudson, Aperture, the V&A, Hatje Cantz and Tate Publishing. Lewis was head designer at MACK from 2015-17.

From 2009 to 2014, Chaplin co-ran Fourteen Nineteen with Alex F. Webb, a project dedicated to supporting young photography. He was also an organiser of the Copeland Book Market, an annual event for printed matter which ran from 2010-2015. 

Recent personal projects include Mercury, an exhibition of a research project about Tristan da Cunha, at Roaming Projects in Jan 2017; and 2041, an artist book made in collaboration with an anonymous concealment fetishist, published by Here Press.