23augallday28sepallday3rd International Designer Bookbinders Bookbinding Competition ExhibitionBirmingham, United Kingdom
This time there was no set book. Instead the Competition had the theme of Myths, Heroes & Legends. Heroic Works catalogue is available in the online shop of
This time there was no set book. Instead the Competition had the theme of Myths, Heroes & Legends. Heroic Works catalogue is available in the online shop of Designer Bookbinders.
The prizes were announced on the evening of the 17th July 2017 at the Weston Library of the Bodleian in Oxford. Each of the 25 Distinguished Prizewinners was awarded with a silver and perspex Doric column, designed by Gerry Summers and engraved with the binders name.
Exhibition Touring Dates 2017
Weston Library, Oxford – 18 July – 20 August
Library of Birmingham – 23 August – 28 September
St Bride Foundation, London – 2-14 October (Private View on 2 October)
North Bennet Street School, Boston, USA – 3 November – 22 December (Private View on 2 November)
The Exhibition at this venue will comprise the 28 Prizewinners and 8 USA binders ONLY.
August 23 (Wednesday) - September 28 (Thursday) GMT
Library of Birmingham
Library of Birmingham Centenary Square Broad Street Birmingham B1 2ND United Kingdom