2021 winners

Supreme award

Sponsored by Premier

Durex Brand Book by Screaming Colour

Supreme award

Iain Moring, sales director, Screaming Colour and John Vic, sales director – digital media, Premier

The judges said:  Best in show, fiercely contested from strong entries. The winner covers so many outstanding aspects of what our industry can offer. It was a popular favourite with the judging panel.’

Adding value

Sponsored by Compass Business Finance

Compassion Digital Beneficiary by Kingsline Solutions

Adding value

(L-R) – Ray Parlour, Gill Saunders, director, Kingsline Solutions and Jamie Nelson, director, Compass Business Finance

The judges said: The unique packs produced demonstrate excellent use of both back room technology combined with best print production methods.’

 

Also nominated:

  • Sky Disruptive direct mail by The Lettershop Group
  • MyLakeland Offer Pack by Go Inspire Group
  • Norfolk Beer advent calendars by Spectrum Labels
  • Muscular Dystrophy Stories by Rapidity, New Perspective Digital Print & Bensons Bookbinding

Books

Sponsored by Heidelberg

The Sublime In Nature Exhibition by DG3 Leycol

Books

Nick Wilson, commercial director, DG3 Leycol, Neil Fletcher, head of sales, Heidelberg and Keith Swift, commercial print sales manager, DG3 Leycol

The judges said: Creative presentation for design, excellent reprographics and print with consistent finishing over the publication.’

Also nominated:

  • Birmingham Design Festival ‘The Creative City’ Catalogue by Clarkeprint
  • Forbury Place by Gavin Martin Colournet
  • Official Match Report for Print4UK

Creative use of substrates

Sponsored by Antalis

Galaxy Fusions by Gavin Martin Colournet

Creative use of substrates

James Culliford, creative print consultant, Gavin Martin Colournet and Tim Percival, category director, Antalis

The judges said:Unique visual presentation, incorporating clever use of finishing to create an eye catching item.’

Also nominated:

  • Refinery by Gavin Martin Colournet
  • #LboroFamily’s Golden Ticket by Loughborough University – Creative & Print Services

Designed for digital print and finishing

Sponsored by Soyang Europe

Durex Brand Book by Screaming Colour

Designed for digital print and finishing

Iain Moring, sales director, Screaming Colour and Mark Mashiter, managing director, Soyang Europe

The judges said:Astounding amount of digital print and finishing included in one product, from outer packaging to every page.’

Also nominated:

  • Faith and Sons Organic Original Gin by The Label Makers
  • Grigore Antipa Museum – tickets by Romprix Exim SRL
  • OneVoice Digital with TOTUM ID Cards by Plastic Card Services

Digitally printed labels and packaging

Sponsored by Dantex Group

Romy’s Edition by Amberley Labels

Digitally printed labels and packaging

David Richards, managing director, Amberley Labels and Richard Bunney, commercial director, Dantex Group

The judges said: Interesting materials, vivid eye catching design and excellent finish.’

Also nominated:

  • 1940 by NSD Labels
  • 4 Sisters Distillery by CS Labels
  • Jatt Life by The Label Makers

Digitally printed textiles

Sponsored by CMYUK

Boat in the bay by Prinfab

Digitally printed textiles

Lucy Waters, studio assistant and Oliver Mustoe-Playfair, director, Prinfab and Damien Clarke, sales director, CMYUK

The judges said:A shining example of high-quality digital textile printing.’

Also nominated:

  • Racer ST 2020 by Peak UK
  • Rivers of the World by RA Smart

 

Finishing and embellishment

Sponsored by Vivid Laminating Technologies

Sky Disruptive Direct Mail by The Lettershop Group

Finishing and embellishment

Michael Conti, marketing manager, Vivid Laminating Technologies, Becky Castano, partnership manager, Sky and Neil Bramma, product design technician, The Lettershop Group

The judges said: Widest range of innovative finishing and embellishment across a varied amount of print items.’

Also nominated:

  • Snowdonia Lemon Gin by The Label Makers
  • Galaxy Fusions by Gavin Martin Colournet
  • Isle of Arran Single Casks by NSD Labels

Sustainability

Sponsored by Solopress

FaberExposize

Sustainability

Iain Clasper-Cotte, managing director, FaberExposize UK and Northern Flags and Simon Cooper, managing director, Solopress

The judges said: Excellent thought leadership for the sector and clarity of actions  – brilliant.’

Also nominated:

  • Impress Print Services
  • CS Labels
  • Go Inspire Group

Innovation – including Covid response

Sponsored by EFI

Social Distancing Range by FaberExposize

Innovation - including Covid response

Iain Clasper-Cotte, managing director, FaberExposize UK and Northern Flags and Terry Garvey, partner alliance director, EFI.

The judges said:  ‘Huge offering including investment in marketing to promote it.’

Also nominated:

  • PPE Visors by Prime Group
  • eConsult web portal by Northside Graphics
  • Sky Disruptive direct mail by The Lettershop Group

Marketing collateral

Sponsored by Elliott Baxter & Company

Rapidity Map Mailer by Rapidity

Marketing collateral

Jack Manning, sales executive, Rapidity, Dave Tennent, sales director, Elliott Baxter & Company and Ben Manning, production director, Rapidity

The judges said:Very impressive use of personalisation, with a clear call to action, targeted at a very specific audience. Everything that should be in a targeted direct mail piece is included.’

Also nominated:

  • #LboroFamily’s Golden Ticket by Loughborough University – Creative & Print Services
  • Moving Digital Print Into The Next Level by Michael Egan Associates
  • Sky Disruptive Direct Mail by The Lettershop Group

Transactional print and variable data campaigns

Sponsored by Xerox

Very Important Pets Club Rewards Mailing by Go Inspire Group

Transactional print and variable data campaigns

Danny Cook, operations director, Chris Hewitt, account director, Go Inspire Group and Nick Bridge, general manager, Xerox

The judges said:Fantastic achievement of client objectives. Highly personalised as well as a fabulous format.

Also nominated:

  • Asian Paints Token by Kwality Offset Printers
  • Lush Personalised Postcards by Epic Print
  • myLakeland Offer Pack by Go Inspire Group

Web-to-print

Sponsored by EFI

eConsult Online Portal by Northside Graphics

Web-to-print

Gary White, managing director, Northside Graphics and John Morley, sales manager, EFI

The judges said:Impressive results in both cost savings and reducing SLA’s. Very user friendly interface, hit all the requested criteria perfectly.’

Also nominated:

  • Square storefront by Plastic Card Services
  • Bespoke customer print portals by Eight Days a Week Print Solutions
  • BookVault portal, API and app by Printondemand Worldwide
Digital Printer Awards