International Competition is held by Designer Bookbinders every four years. Last week the society shared some crucial information about the challenge that would happen in 2021. This time there are some changes to the standard routine.
The Society of Bookbinders has announced the winners of its SoB International Bookbinding Competition of 2019! As usual, the last stages of the competition took place alongside the conference of the Society of Bookbinders.
Every November Designer Bookbinders announces the winners of the Annual Competition. This year is not an exception, and as usual, the bindings are examples of beauty and craftsmanship. This year’s winner is Mel Jefferson with his rendering of “The Illustrated Man” by Ray Bradbury. Continue reading →
Almost a month ago Designer Bookbinders award winners were announced. iBookBinding has already posted an interview with Glenn Malkin — he had received Folio Society prize for the Set Book. Today we invite you to read an interview with Piotr Jarosz. A Polish bookbinder now working in the UK. He graduated from the University of Arts and works now as a bookbinder in a workshop in Сentral London. Continue reading →
Winners of the Premio a las Mejores Encuadernaciones Artísticas (an award presented for the best artistic binding by the government of Spain) were announced recently. The book of choice this year was a Spanish edition of the Marks of Identity (Señas de identidad) by an award winning author Juan Goytisolo. The book depicts Spanish society in the quarter of a century that follows the Spanish Civil War. Structure of the book is not a standard one, with whole sections entirely without punctuation. Continue reading →