The book On the Move by the Agrafka creative studio (Romana Romanyshyn, Andriy Lesiv) from the Old Lion Publishing House won the international competition “Best Book Design from all over the World 2022” by Stiftung Buchkunst.
This same book won the Grand Prix and the nomination Kids Book in the Ukrainian Best Book Design Contest – 2021, which took place within the 10th International Book Arsenal Festival.
At the international competition “Best Book Design from all over the World”, the book On the Move by the Agrafka creative studio was awarded one of the five diplomas of honour.
This is the second award of the Agrafka creative studio in the competition for the Best Book Design from all over the World by Stiftung Buchkunst. The first award was the bronze medal for the title I see that. Agrafka, the design studio from Lviv, Ukraine, received that award in 2019.
The competition took place in Leipzig (Germany), where international jury members from 5 countries chose the most beautiful books from all over the world 2022. This year, the jury has considered about 500 applications from around 30 countries, including one Golden Letter Award, gold, silver and bronze medals, as well as 5 diplomas of honour.
The Best Book Design Contest was launched in 2016 by the International Book Arsenal Festival in cooperation with Goethe-Institute Ukraine, supported by the Frankfurt Book Fair and the Buchkunst Foundation.
The Book Arsenal is an international event organized by the Mystetskyi Arsenal. The Festival has been held since 2011, and it annually gathers together more than 200 participating organizations and over 50,000 visitors. In 2019, it received the Literary Festival Award from the London Book Fair (LBF) International Excellence Awards.