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Thu 9 November 2017

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8 Sep 2017


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Winners & pictures 2016

2016 Winners

Supreme award
Sponsored by Premier Digital

The Homeless Bumblebee by Harrier Print


Premier Digital digital media sales director John Vic (right) presents the Supreme award to Harrier Print commercial manager Darryl Allen

The judges said: Beautifully conceived, cleverly funded, well produced and met the aims of a demanding client and the intended audience, while showing all that is innovative about digital printing.       

Adding value
Sponsored by Duplo International

RCN Congress Pack by DST


Duplo strategic alliance manager Tracy Dineen (right) presents the award to DST's senior account manager Kellie Salter (DST) (accompanied by The Royal College of Nursing's communications officer Juliet Adkins and corporate communications and publications manager John Bryant)

The judges said: Added value in many areas, especially in segmented mailing.

Also nominated:
ProCo for Gift Experience Vouchers
Harrier Print for The Homeless Bumblebee
Impress Print Services for Buddha's Teachings Book Covers

Sponsored by Friedheim International

Penny's Great Adventure by Booked Images


 Friedheim International managing director Mark Bristow (right) presents the award to Booked Images managing director Nicole Boulay (accompanied by Paul Anson of print partner LumeJet)

The judges said: Stand out entry for precision and technical excellence that make this a book to treasure.

Also nominated:
Dayfold Print for William Place
D&M Heritage for Scottish Skies: Scottish Landscape Painting
The Printed Word for The Hamptons
Hurtwood Press for Chapel Books

Creative use of substrates
Sponsored by Antalis

Coaster Gift Cards by Aurora Digital Print


Antalis digital sales manager Sham Ahmed (right) presents the award to Aurora Digital Print sales director Lee Nelson

The judges said: Superb use of materials, giving extra value and quality to a personal message.

Also nominated:
Imaginators for EE at Glastonbury
CPI Colour for WWF Review
The Label Makers for Richmond Ridge Shiraz Cabernet
Amberley Adhesive Labels for St. Pancras White Cedar and Stars Candle

Sponsored by Ricoh

The Homeless Bumblebee by Harrier Print


Ricoh commercial sales director Tim Carter (right) presents Harrier Print's award to commercial manager Darryl Allen

The judges said: Printed on 100% recycled paper and the proceeds go back to the environment.

Also nominated: for Cambridge Primary English
Ingram Lightning Source (UK) for Tobidas Imsel

Sponsored by Intelligent Finishing Systems

Jigsaw Brochure by Dayfold Print


IFS technical sales and marketing director Jason Seaber (far right) presents Dayfold Print sales director Mark Smith (right) and sales consultant Alan Salsbury (left) with their award

The judges said: Overall the diversity of finishing compliments the feel and appeal to create a desirable product.

Also nominated:
Screaming Colour for Ridiculous Possiblities
CPI Colour for WWF Review
BrunelPrint for Vision 2016 Conference Programme
DST for Sky Q Mailer

Graphic Design
Sponsored by G . F Smith & Son

Tyler Street London Dry Gin by The Label Makers


G . F Smith director of sales Rob Mannix presents the award to The Label Makers commercial director Zenna Parfaniuk

The judges said: Impactful use of a constrained space. It made something complicated look simple, enhanced by the use of gold blocking on a textured paper.

Also nominated:
Dayfold Print for The Firebird Brochure
BrunelPrint for Gleeds Brochure
The Label Makers for Carhop White Zindfandel

Sponsored by HP

The Homeless Bumblebee by Harrier Print


HP Indigo UK and Ireland country manager Ian Kimber (right) presents Harrier Print commercial manager Darryl Allen with the award

The judges said: Standout innovation of process to overcome challenges - especially budget - to deliver an effective campaign.

Also nominated:
Bonacia for The Magic Chair
Booked Images for Lé Meridien
Prime Group for Kellogg's Personalised Spoons
DST for RCN Congress Pack

Sponsored by Xeikon

Northern Monk Patrons Project - Coffee Porter - Peel and Reveal by CS Labels


  Xeikon sales manager, labels & packaging, Paul Briggs (right) presents CS Labels managing director Simon Smith with his award

The judges said: Beautiful imagery and printing on difficult substrates combined with the innovative use of a peel and reveal label.

Also nominated:
The Label Makers for Old J Spiced
Amberley Adhesive Labels for 9 Moons Aged Gin
NSD International for Classic Collection

Marketing collateral
Sponsored by Elliott Baxter and Co

Targeted Marketing Box by


Elliott Baxter and Co sales and marketing director Chris Sandwell (far right) presented the award to product development and production manager Daniel Pretot, and head designer Jordan Rzymski (right).

The judges said: Compact and unexpected, this is a design tardis. The wonderful use of materials and colour produced a fabulous luxury feel.

Also nominated:
Dayfold Print for Look Book and Sales Folder and Inserts
Wellington Press for Expedia Brochure Presentation Box

Multi-channel communication
Sponsored by Konica Minolta

The Homeless Bumblebee by Harrier Print


Konica Minolta regional sales manager Chris White presents Harrier Print's award to commercial manager Darryl Allen

The judges said: A well thought through and executed personalised campaign, with added value gained by using talented writers and illustrators.

Also nominated:
Rethink CMYK for Clubline Football Cross-Media Campaign
DG3 for Ryan Hewitt
Blackdog Digital for Halloween

Photobooks, year books and hard cover reports
Sponsored by Smart Directions

WWF Review by CPI Colour


Whitmar Publications managing director Rob Mulligan (right) presents CPI Colour's award to account director Mark Shields

The judges said: By far and away the best. Combining great binding with beautiful imagery to produce something that they would love to take it home.

Also nominated:
Booked Images for Adela Wedding Story Book and Penny's Great Adventure
Graphix Print Solutions for Partner Review Books

SME business initiative
Sponsored by Close Brothers Asset Finance

Repositioning the business by It Has To Be Brilliant


Close Brothers Asset Finance commercial director Jon Bennett flanked by It Has To Be Brilliant's managing director Simon Tabelin, and brand marketing and strategic director Tony Kenton

The judges said: Repositioned a traditional printer as a marketing services provider and creating value by collaborating to identify solutions.

Also nominated:
Print Evolved for Five-year growth plan
Prime Group for Personalisaton for International Brands

The innovative use of digital imagery to create impact
Sponsored by Tonejet

Adela Wedding Story Book by Booked Images


Tonejet VP sales and marketing Simon Edwards (right) presents the award to Booked Images managing director Nicole Boulay (accompanied by Paul Anson from print partner Lumejet)

The judges said: Maximum use of innovative printing process. Photographic reproduction of black and white and colour images.

Also nominated:
Falkland Press for DVD Covers

Transactional and direct mail
Sponsored by Xerox

Monarch Winter Campaign by Howard Hunt


Xerox UK and The Netherlands general manager Mike Holyoake presents Howard Hunt head of client engagement Simon Currid with the award

The judges said: A beautifully produced direct mailer, incorporating lots of variable content, with a successful outcome for the client.

Also nominated:
Paperhat Communications for Working With You
Howard Hunt for Click & Collect

Variable data
Sponsored by Mondi

All Yours Campaign by DST


 Mondi Color Copy product manager Vasily Leonov (second on the right) presented the award to DST CEO Jeremy Walters (far right)

The judges said: Beautifully printed with very complex personalisation of images and text.

Also nominated:
ProCo for Gift Experience Vouchers
DST for RCN Congress Pack
G&H for Franchise Review Leaflet
Ultimate Digital for Waitrose Personalised Coolbags

Wide and superwide format
Sponsored by EFI

EE at Glastonbury by Imaginators


 EFI regional sales manager, Nordics, UK & Ireland Clare Revell presents the award to Imaginators production director Matt Tydeman

The judges said: The scale and complexity of this project made it stand out. Impressive project management ensured its successful delivery. 

Also nominated:
L&S Printing for Virgin Media Box
GT Marketing Services for America's Cup 2016
Digital Plus for The Gift of Life - Medway Maritime Hospital