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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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The 2019 Bridgeman Book Cover Awards!

Posted by Published on July 12, 2019

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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The Best Book Covers of 2017

Posted by Published on December 27, 2017

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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Welcome to the first ‘Bridgeman Book Cover Design Awards 2017’ 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 – especially with the creation and design of book covers – is second to none in the licensing industry. Today we are proud to announce the first winners…

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We are proud to announce the launch of the Bridgeman Studio Award 2017. This year’s winning artist will win a £1,000 book cover commission to create the art for best-selling author Beth Lewis’s next title, published by The Borough Press, an imprint of HarperCollins. The Bridgeman Studio Award is an annual global contemporary art competition that invites artists, illustrators, and photographers the opportunity to enter up…

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Making of: Best Book Cover Art of 2015

Posted by Published on February 3, 2016

Here is our annual feature highlighting how images licensed from the Bridgeman archive were adapted for some of the best book covers of 2015. Which is your favourite? From top: © The Folio Society;  Ms 6 f.243 Battle of Agincourt, 1415 (detail), English with Flemish illuminations, from the ‘St. Alban’s Chronicle’ (vellum), English School / © Lambeth Palace Library, London, UK / Bridgeman Images   From top:  © Albrecht…

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Making Of: Book Cover Art 2014

Posted by Published on February 1, 2015

Highlighting how images licensed from the Bridgeman archive were transformed by designers into book covers in 2014. Every image tells a story.     England’s Emblem, 1907 (earthenware with blue glaze) by Walter Crane (1845-1915) / Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, USA / Bridgeman Images © Allen Lane A still life with glass of wine, tazza and a pewter plate by Hans van Sant (C.17th) / Johnny Van…

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Tips from the Experts: Book Cover Design

Posted by Published on October 3, 2014

Want to succeed in art licensing? Bridgeman gets industry advice on which defining elements make up the picture-perfect book cover In the start of our new series exploring the art of image licensing, Lily Richards, Picture Researcher for Vintage at Penguin Random House, one of the largest book publishing companies in the world, reveals what she looks for when licensing images for a book cover:…

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Highlighting how images licensed from the Bridgeman archive were transformed into our favourite book covers of 2013. Which is your favourite?             Learn More To find out more about image licensing and using our images for your creative projects, contact us on uksales@bridgemanimages.com      

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