Best Book Design From All Over The World 2021 / Schönste Bücher aus aller Welt
A paperback catalog that presents 2021's best designed books from around the world. The collection includes 474 books from 30 countries. Covers are presented in black and white in alphabetical order at similar scale, unified with the same threshold—from Norway's 321 to Canada's Zodiaque. The competition's distinguished books are highlighted by a bookmark.
Back matter includes a short text about the competition by publisher Katharina Hesse, bios of the 2021 jurors, captions for all recognized publications, a shortlist, and list of award winners.
Designed by Studio Johannes Bissinger und Studio Dan Solbach
Edited by Carolin Blöink and Josefine Kleepsies
Published by Katharina Hesse (Stiftung Buchkunst)
Printed in an edition of 1500 copies
Softcover, 448 pages, b&w on newsprint, 4.75 × 7.5 inches