This Folio Life: Larkin about with photography

Posted on 20/05/2020

Our edition of the collected poems of Philip Larkin features a striking geometric binding design from London printmaker Richard Peacock. In this blog, Richard explains how he revisited Larkin’s poetry …


This Folio Life: Creating The Story of Babar

Posted on 07/04/2020

Every Folio edition goes on a long and fascinating journey before its publication day, but Babar’s travels were particularly adventurous. Our story begins about five years ago in The Morgan Library …


This Folio Life: Breaking the frame in Howl’s Moving Castle

Posted on 02/01/2020

We were so excited to have Diana Wynne Jones’s much-loved Howl’s Moving Castle as the subject for the Book Illustration Competition 2019. After more than 500 entries from 47 countries, Marie-Alice Har …


This Folio Life: Folio and the Pasternak family make literary history

Posted on 05/12/2019

Boris Pasternak wrote one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century. Here, we reveal how a chance meeting between his nephew Nicolas and a Folio copy editor led to our exquisite new edition of D …