The Movable Book Society Meggendorfer Awards : Celebrating Paper Engineers, Book Artists & Pop-Up Books 1998-2018

The Movable Book Society Meggendorfer Awards : Celebrating Paper Engineers, Book Artists & Pop-Up Books 1998-2018

Book Title: The Movable Book Society Meggendorfer Awards : Celebrating Paper Engineers, Book Artists & Pop-Up Books 1998-2018

Author: Stephen Farthing

Format: Paperback | 80 pages

Publication Date: 27 Oct 2019

ISBN-13: 9780974677514

A comprehensive by-year listing of the Movable Book Society Meggendorfer Award finalists, honorable mentions and winners, with full-color photographs of books and paper engineers.


For twenty years, the Movable Book Society has honored those paper engineers who have designed the most outstanding movable or pop-up trade books. In the spirit of German paper engineer Lothar Meggendorfer (1847-1925), the Meggendorfer awards represent innovation, ingenuity and unparalleled excellence in movable book creation.


This guide is the official history of the award and includes:


Complete listing of all the biennial nominees, honorable mentions and winners
Four categories: best paper engineering for a trade publication, outstanding emerging paper engineer, best artists book, and lifetime achievement
Full-color photographs of prize-winning books and memorable inside spreads
Short bios and photographs of award recipients
Index of more than 100 paper engineers and book artists.


Pop-up book lovers, bibliophiles, librarians, parents and young readers will find this guide an essential help in building a complete collection of contemporary, three-dimensional books.