Best Book Design from all over the World
The jury composed of academicians Josip Bratulić, Tonko Maroević, Ph. D., Mikica Meštrović Ph. D., academic graphic artist Luka Gusić and painter and critic Marcel Bačić, selected 17 of 130 registered titles in the international competition ‘Best Book Design from all over the world’, held during the Leipzig Book Fair, as well as for the exhibition ‘Art International Book’, which takes place during the Frankfurt Book Fair.
The book Virtualità written by Vlada Acquavita was among them as well, whose concept, design and layout was signed by Studio Sonda. In the realization of the book took part: Istrian County, Italian Union in Rijeka (Unione Italiana-Fiume), the town of Buje, the Italian community of Buje (Comunità degli Italiani di Buie) and the Italian primary school “Edmondo De Amicis” – Buje. The book’s cover displays the work of the artist Luka Stojnić.
After the fairs in Leipzig and Frankfurt the selected books remain hosted in the German Museum of Books and Writing, which is part of the German National Library.