The Bookbinding Competition 2017

2017 Prizewinners (slideshow)

The Mansfield Medal for Best Book in the Competition
Haein Song

Folio Society prize for the Set Book
1st Prize: Haein Song
2nd Prize: Yuko Matsuno

The Clothworkers' Prize for Open Choice Book
1st Prize: Richard Beadsmoore
2nd Prize: Tracey Bush

The Lisa von Clemm Prize (judged by Stefanie von Clemm)
Lee Hillman

The Sally Lou Smith Prize for Forwarding
Yuko Matsuno

Prize for Finishing given by St Bride Foundation
Glenn Malkin

The Arthur Johnson Award (judged by Bernard Middleton)
Jeanette Koch

The Elizabeth Greenhill award for Gold Tooling

Pamela Richmond

The Ash Rare Books Lettering award
Richard Beadsmoore

The J. Hewit & Sons prize
Glenn Malkin

The Harmatan Leather Ltd prize
Piotr Jarosz

The Judges' award (donated by Maggs Bros)
Clare Bryan

The Shepherds prize for Book Arts
Clare Bryan

Four Highly Commended Certificates (given by Antiquarian Booksellers Association)
Kaitlin Barber
Miranda Kemp
Rebecca Price
Helen Schrager


Julie Farquhar, The Folio Society
Helen Esmonde, Former Master of the Stationers' Company
Oona Grimes, Artist and Visiting Lecturer at The Ruskin School of Art and The Royal College of Art
Angela James, Fellow of Designer Bookbinders
Lori Sauer, President of Designer Bookbinders


The exhibition of the 2017 Competition will take place at:

St Bride Foundation
Bride Lane
Fleet Street
Please see www.sbf.org.uk for a map

17th November - 29th November 2017
The opening hours are:

Monday - Friday 12 - 6pm
Saturday - 12 - 4pm