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Welcome to the Bridgeman Book Cover Design Awards 2019! Bridgeman Images prides itself on working closely with designers in all industries, but since we began nearly 50 years ago, the working relationship with book cover designers has evolved considerably and is now unmatched in the licensing industry. Each year, we look back and celebrate the best book covers of the year that used content sourced…

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We’re excited to announce the third annual Bridgeman Book Cover Design Awards! Bridgeman Images prides itself on working closely with designers in all industries, but since we began nearly 50 years ago, the close working relationship with publishing designers has evolved considerably and is now unmatched in the licensing industry. Each year, we look back and celebrate the best book covers of the year that used content sourced from…

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We’re excited to announce the second annual Bridgeman Book Cover Design Awards!   Bridgeman prides itself on working closely with designers in all industries, but since Bridgeman’s early history nearly 50 years ago, the close working relationship with publishing designers is second to none in the licensing industry. Each year, we look back and celebrate the best book covers of the year that used Bridgeman images in…

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Magazines and publications can be made so much more interesting or appealing when illustrations adorn their pages, don’t you think? Here is a selection of some of the finest European illustrators from the 19th and 20th centuries that helped to capture a moment, a feeling or a story:  Arthur Rackham Arthur Rackham (1867 – 1939) is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the…

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They say never judge a book by its cover… but we all know we’d be lying if it didn’t help sway our opinion. Bridgeman has licensed images for some beautiful covers around the world over the past year. Take a look at some of our highlighted designs, not including the winners of our first ever Book Cover Design Awards 2017.   America   France Germany  …

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Did you notice 2017’s graphic design trend – the revival of the black background with bold colours? You can see it in cookbooks, on book covers, exhibition stands and also in interior design and fashion in general. Explore this style throughout various times and cultures, with our lightbox of stills. We can find outstanding images for your new products or book covers. Check out some of our previous bookcover case studies and discover how…

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The 18th of July 2017 will mark two centuries since the death of one of England’s most famous and revered authors. In tribute to Jane Austen, the Bank of England has confirmed that the writer will be honoured as the face of the new polymer £10 note.  Austen came of age in England’s Georgian era, a time of immense social and artistic change. Besides the…

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What the Dickens?

Posted by May 24, 2017

Illustrator Joseph Clayton Clarke ‘Kyd’ brings many of Charles Dickens’ iconic characters to life  Mr. Micawber ‘David Copperfield’ is the eighth serialised novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1850. Many elements within the novel follow events in Dickens’ own life, and it is probably the most autobiographical of all of his novels. The debt-ridden Micawber acts as a feckless yet charming mentor to the young David Copperfield,…

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 “If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense.”  The story of Alice and her extraordinary adventures in Wonderland has captivated generations since it was first published in 1865.  150 years later, Wonderland is no longer simply a children’s story but has spawned an industry with a new Disney film in the works and even more theatre productions, exhibitions and product lines…

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