Jiri Novak awarded by Svensk Bokkonst 2020

1 November 2021

The book "Red Love: A reader on Alexandra Kollontai", designed by Jiri Novak, graphic designer and administrator at Konstfack, has been selected by Svensk Bokkonst (Swedish Book Art Association) as one of 25 "exemplary produced" books during 2020.

Red Love: A reader on Alexandra Kollontai

The jurys motivation:
"A beautiful paperback edition that breathes the time depicted in the book. The protective cover with its elaborate folding holds versile content with well made typography and beautiful chose of material and color combinations."

The book is edited by Maria Lind, Michele Mascucci, Joanna Warsza and CuratorLab at Konstfack. Publisher is Konstfack Collection.

The awarded 25 books are on display at Kungliga biblioteket (National Library of Sweden) until 17 December, and then they tour within and outside Sweden for a year. Also, they represent Sweden in the international book competition "Die Schönsten Bücher aus aller Welt", which exhibits every year at the fairs in Leipzig and Frankfurt.

The purpose of Svensk Bokkonst is to stimulate and inspire quality in the production of books. Each year, a jury selects 25 books that set a good example for the industry.
All the winners in Svensk Bokkonst 2020.

Download "Red Love: A reader on Alexandra Kollontai" from DiVA.

More pictures of the book are available at the designers website, jiriradamiknovak.com.


Photo: Hanna A. Novak