Eight different Walsworth products were among the winners of the 2021 GraphEx — Graphic Excellence Awards.
The annual competition, hosted by PIA MidAmerica, recognizes outstanding examples of technical achievements in innovation and print production. Independent judges select from hundreds of entries across numerous categories to give out awards for Best of Show, Best of Division, Specialty, Best of Category awards and Awards of Recognition
Five books and three magazines from Walsworth earned accolades for their excellence.
Dungeons & Dragons’ Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden (Alternate Cover) was named Best of Category among hardcover digital printing books.
In the hardcover offset books category, Grand 1984 Opera House was also named Best of Category. In that same category, both Brandon Dunes and Living Tree Devotional were honored with Awards of Recognition.
Rounding out the award-winning books was Black: A Celebration of Culture, which took home an award of recognition in the soft cover offset books category.
A pair of Walsworth magazines also earned Best of Category honors. SOAR Magazine: The Holiday Edition and the Fall 2020 edition of V Magazine were named Best of Category for sheetfed magazines, periodicals & publications. In addition, the Model Portfolios edition of Citywire won an Award of Recognition.
All four of Walsworth’s Best of Category honorees are in consideration for the Best in Show award. The winner will be revealed at the GraphEx Awards Gala on June 10 in Riverside, Missouri.