Sydney based printer, Momento Pro, has won 2019 Premier Print Awards James H. Mayes Jr. Memorial ‘Best of Show’ prize, for a collector’s edition art book by Peter Eastway.

The cover and slip box for ‘Middlehurst | Middle Earth’, winner of the 2019 Best of Category for Art Books in the 2019 Premier Print Awards.

Now in their 71st year, the Premier Print Awards is the largest and most prestigious international print competition. This year had 2,238 entries from 13 countries. In June, Momento Pro was notified that Middlehurst | Middle Earth had won the 2019 Best of Category for Art Books (4 or more colours), representing the most outstanding coffee-table book devoted to the reproduction of art, photography, or artistic collections.  The self-published limited edition book is a 42 x 42 cm inkjet-printed colossus featuring flawless photography from renowned Australian photographer, Peter Eastway. Eastway captured the grandeur of the New Zealand landscape on a Phase 1 camera then printed the images in a size and quality that did the files justice.