Tristram & Abigail Bainbridge are a husband-and-wife conservation team, both with MA degrees in conservation from West Dean College.


Tristram is a furniture conservator specializing in Asian lacquer. He has been a contract furniture conservator at the Victoria and Albert Museum since 2011. He is Associate Tutor for the furniture conservation programme at West Dean College and has lectured in conservation at the City and Guilds of London,  Camberwell College of Arts and is a trustee of the Anna Plowden Trust. Tristram is an accredited member of Icon.

Abigail is a book & paper conservator. She is the conservation science lecturer for the MA in book & paper conservation program at Camberwell College of Arts (London) and is Associate Tutor in the book conservation department at West Dean College. She is also occasional short course tutor at the London Centre for Book Arts and Women's Studio Workshop (US). Abigail is an accredited member of Icon and the treasurer of its Book & Paper Group.