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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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Lebrecht Authors Collection

Posted by Published on November 27, 2018

“There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.” – P.G. Wodehouse   From Plato to Satre, Shakespeare to Dickens, the Lebrecht Authors collection provides an amazing breadth and depth of literature related material. See below for a selection of curated lightboxes exploring authors, their lives, and book illustrations. You can also delve into the photography of Horst Tappe, who…

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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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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 Judging for the BSA2017 took place within the HarperCollins and The Borough Press offices, located in the News Building, London Bridge, London. It seemed apt that the office in which judging would take place would be named and branded after Agatha Christie, as the judges had a truly monumental task filtering through all the talent on display to find a winner. The volume, quality, and diversity of…

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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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