The winner of our 2018 Book Cover Design competition announced

The winner of this year's Book Cover Design competition in partnership with Pegasus Books announced!


After much deliberation, Pegasus Books have chosen the winning entry for this year's Book Cover Design competition, which will be the cover for their upcoming publication Gatsby's Oxford, by Christopher A. Snyder

Our winner is Laura Duffy , a graphic designer who has previously worked as an Artistic Director for Simon & Schuster and Random House, and now works as a freelance designer of book covers and websites. Using the Bridgeman Images website to search through our archive of over 3 million images, Laura was able to license art images and history images relevant to the Gatsby topic to create her book design. 

The design was made using two images from Bridgeman Images, cleverly superimposing a portait of Zelda Fitzgerald on to to a lithgraph of an Oxford street scene.

Zelda Fitzgerald, 1919 (b/w photo) / Private Collection 


High Street, Oxford (colour litho), Quinton, Alfred Robert (1853-1934) / Private Collection / © Look and Learn


Here is a sneek peak of the Pegasus Books winning cover, which will be appearing in book shops soon...


Cover design by competition winner Laura Duffy,
published by Pegasus Books

We would like to congratulate Laura Duffy on her excellent winning design, and also thank all those that entered the competition. There will be more opportunities to win, just follow us on Twitter and Instagram for updates of future competitions.

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