Claudia Richter and Nicky Oliver,
with National Librarian Dr John Scally.
Bookbinders from Finland to Spain have taken part in a prestigious design competition, organised by the National Library of Scotland.
All of the entries to the Elizabeth Soutar Bookbinding Competition are now on display until 7 March in the entrance hall of the Library at George IV Bridge, Edinburgh.
This year's winners have been named as:
- Best creative binding — Nicky Oliver, London, UK
- Best craft binding — Claudia Richter, Germany
- Best creative binding, student award — Geert Stevens, Belgium
- Best craft binding, student award — Pilar Herreros de Tejada, Spain.
The Elizabeth Soutar Bookbinding Competition began in 1993 to recognise excellence in the field of craft bookbinding.
Read more in our bookbinding media release.
27 February 2017