International Design Awards Winners 2018: Covers

The HOW International Design Awards has been recognizing excellence on a global scale for 25 years now. Explore winners in the covers category below, and if you want to get your hands on the amazing prizes we’re offering HOW competition winners this year, check out all the open competitions and enter your best work today. We hope to see you at our next trophy ceremony—and in HOW+PRINT’s all-new book (we can’t wait for you to see it)!


Merit Winners in the Covers Category

1. Original Makers Club Cover

Design Firm Zimmer-Design Inc., Louisville, KY; www.zimmer-design.com | Creative Team Jessica Zimmer, Jim Zimmer, art directors/designers | Printer Wonderfoil | Client Original Makers Club


2. Manly Health and Training

Company/Client Regan Arts, New York City; www.regnarts.com | Creative Team Richard Ljoenes, art director/designer; and various illustrators | Printer Coral Graphics


3. Inherited Disorders, Paperback

Company/Client Regan Arts, New York City; www.regnarts.com | Creative Team Richard Ljoenes, art director/designer; ying contraption, illustrator | Printer LSC Communications


4. Doll Parts: Amanda Lepore Memoir

Company/Client Regan Arts, New York City; www.regnarts.com | Creative Team Richard Ljoenes, art director/designer; Rob Lebow, David LaChapelle, photographers


5. Antologia Fantástica da Literatura Antiga

Design Firm Casa Rex, São Paulo, Brazil; www.casarex.com | Creative Team Gustavo Piqueira, art director/designer; Samia Jacintho, Alex Gyurkovicz, Caroline Vapsys, Marianne Meni | Client Ateliê Editorial


6. A Pedra

Design Firm Casa Rex, São Paulo, Brazil; www.casarex.com | Creative Team Gustavo Piqueira, art director/designer; Samia Jacintho, Caroline Vapsys | Client Lote 42


7. T.R.I.P. Album Cover

Design Firm Adam Ritchie Brand Direction, Boston; www.aritchbrand.com | Creative Team Adam Ritchie, campaign concept/execution/audio composition; Ben Holmes, brewer; Raul Gonzalez, illustrator; Jesse James Salucci, interactive/audio composition; Leesa Coyne, videographer; Erin Genett, photographer; Rishava Green, Matt King, audio composition; Benny Grotto, Nick Zampiello, audio engineering/mastering; Abigail Taylor, event management; Kyle Stearns, coding | Printer Reid Label & Digital Graphics | Client The Lights Out + Aeronaut Brewing Co.