Centro del bel libro Ascona


The Centro del Bel Libro Ascona is the leading institute for advanced education around all aspects of the book, paper, bookbinding and design.

Innovation and creative ideas, together with a deep connection to the historical traditions of the book and medium of paper form the foundation of the Department of Bookbinding and Design where works of art are brought to life through fine craftsmanship. In the field of book and paper restoration, emphasis is placed on following current scientific developments and helping students develop strong technical skills and historical knowledge.


Bea Corti
centro del bel libro ascona
Viale St. Franscini 30
P.O. Box 2600
CH-6501 Bellinzona

P +41 (0) 91 825 11 62
[email protected]

Monday: 13.15 - 17.30
Tuesday: 13.15 - 17.30
E-Mails are checked regularly.



Bookbinding and Design
centro del bel libro ascona
Suzanne Schmollgruber
Via Collegio 17
CH-6612 Ascona