Ukrainian
Young
Design
Book
The Ukrainian Young Book Design Awards is more than just a competition for designers. This competition gives young designers the chance to share their talent with the world – and we are certain that the Ukrainian Young Book Design Awards will help spur on the community of book designers. Read more

awards ceremony
finalists
announcement

submissions
deadline

4th August
10th
May

open for submissions
24th January

23rd
October
creative
in
diversity
and
We value
freedom
Judges
Ukrainian illustrator who works with The New Yorker, The Guardian, The New York Times, Google, Adobe, the British Royal Dance Academy, and The Washington Post.
Serhii Maidukov

An illustrator and qualified illustration teacher, curator at Projector, worked for the British Council, Intel, Docudays UA, Depot Ireland, Ukrainian Fashion Week.
Varvara Perekrest

The first curator of the Book Arsenal festival (2010–2015), headed the cultural diplomacy department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, creative director of the Dovzhenko Center.
Olga Zhuk

First designer at WhatsApp. Built and supported WhatsApp product design team for 10 years. Has more than 20 years of product design practice. Created and led an interactive design studio «Tokyo» in Ukraine for 7 years. First designer at Neeva, a stealth startup about personal search.
Anton Borzov
An illustrator and graphic designer, activist of illustrator community.
Olga Protasova

Artistic director and partner of Maisternia project team, which brings together dozens of specialists from various countries. Ex- art director of magazines such as Esquire, Interni, Hermitage, The Art Newspaper Russia, as well as art director of forty five other publications projects in Russia and Asia.
Dmytro Barbanel

Our
Partners
How we
started
Design is another way to tell a story, by giving new meaning to a text and changing how words are perceived.

We value freedom and diversity in creative production! We are placing no restrictions on the themes and methods that designers may choose to use.

The competition was set up in 2019 by:

Osnovy Publishing
An independent Ukrainian publishing house that has been producing books since 1992.

Anna Kopylova
Publisher, director

L/Y design studio (ex. Hooga)
Our partner


Ukrainian Young Book Design Awards united participants from different countries with individual style and design approach.

We created a brand new website to show you the best works of our contestants online. This is an exciting digital experience devoted to design and creativity.

Tap on button and watch stunning new stars in design.
Online
Exhibition
No
use
designers
that
methods
theme,
the
on
restrictions
Contact
Us
We will read any forms sent to us within three working days. We reserve the right not to answer any forms, where the answer to your inquiries may be found in the Official Rules of the competition or on our website.

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