Eugene Onegin wins V&A Book Illustration Award

The Balbusso twins are awarded the prize at ceremony in London, 3 June

We are delighted to announce that Anna and Elena Balbusso have won the V&A Book Illustration Award for The Folio Society's edition of Eugene Onegin at this year's V&A Illustration Awards which took place on Monday 3 June.

The prize was presented by Lisa Smosarski, editor of Stylist magazine, who was on the judging panel along with artist and designer Lady Dyson, lighting designer Patrick Woodroffe, artist Lucy Woodroffe and V&A Director of Design Moira Gemmill. The Balbusso twins flew in from their home in Milan especially for the ceremony and expressed their delight at winning the prize.

Matthew Richardson, who won the V&A Illustration Competition with Best Book Cover in 2012 with our edition of The Outsider presented the award for Student Illustrator of the Year and Student Runner-Up.

Find out more about our edition of Eugene Onegin here - and you can read further information on the prize here.

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