15.1 Book & Editorial Illustration


  • Illustrations created for books or for the purpose of accompanying articles.


  • The following list includes examples of illustrations. Other illustrations may also be eligible.
  • Children’s book illustrations
  • Comic book illustrations
  • Cookbook illustrations
  • Encyclopaedia illustrations
  • Novel illustrations
  • Illustrations in a magazine
  • Illustrations in a newspaper
  • Illustration in other periodicals
  • Illustrations for articles on websites


  • Corporate illustrations
  • Self-promotional illustrations


  • The illustration must have been published in the previous calendar year, and can’t be self-promotional.
  • A range of illustrations is considered as one submission subject to a single fee.
  • See previous winners in this category here.

Files to prepare

  • Save image files (and if applicable also digital photos) of the illustration as JPG
    (1372px wide, RGB, 72 dpi).
  • These images will appear in the winners' gallery, if your design is awarded.
  • Upload the images via this site.

What to send

  • For a book illustration, please include a sample of the book. Mark it discreetly
    with your submission code.
  • For an editorial illustration, include a printout in A4. You may also include the page
    from the magazine/newspaper where it was used. Mount it on hard board and mark it
    on the reverse side with your submission code.
  • Place the copy/printout, the CD/DVD and a business card in an envelope and post it
    to European Design's Greek office (to arrive no later than 28 February).