The 2016 British Book Design and Production Awards Shortlist

Digitally Printed Books - The Half Life of Joshua Jones
Best Student Book - 17 Times Over
Best British Book - Richard Bawden
Exhibition Catalogues - Barry Flanagan - Animal, Vegetable, Mineral
Best British Book - Delete A & Insert R
Digitally Printed Books - Inherent Madness
Graphic Novels - Becoming Unbecoming
Brand Series Identity - British Library Crime Classics
Graphic Novels - Take It as a Compliment
Brand Series Identity - Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom
Best British Book - Alice in Wonderland
Limited Edition & Fine Binding - The Cinderella of the Arts
Best Student Book - Terra Incognita
Brand Series Identity - The Maze Runner Series
Scholarly, Academic & Reference Books - An Atlas of Countries that Don't Exist
Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - The Colour Monster
Limited Edition & Fine Binding - Edward Lear Landscapes in Italy
Exhibition Catalogues - Invisible Adversaries
Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - Nibbles
Graphic Novels - The Inflatable Woman
Interactive Multimedia Books - Ryan Hewett Untitled
Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - Give & Take
Lifestyle Illustrated - Perfect Imperfect
Photographic Books, Art, Architecture Monographs - The Longest Way Round
Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - The Incredible Book Eating Boy
Brand Series Identity - Folio Collectables
Trade Illustrated - Cols and Passes
Best Jacket Cover Design - Zero K
Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - Above and Below
Lifestyle Illustrated - NOPI
Children's Trade 9 to 16 Years - The Fox and the Star
Interactive Multimedia Books - iRobot
Trade Illustrated - Jellyfish A Natural History
Limited Edition & Fine Binding - The Noise of Time
Self Published Books - Bunker Research
Lifestyle Illustrated - Heirloom Harvest
Best Student Book - Precursor
Photographic Books, Art, Architecture Monographs - Concrete Concept
Best Student Book - Breathe
Best Jacket Cover Design - Slade House
Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Education - The Great Farty Slob Beast
Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Education - Kids Get Coding
Children's Trade 9 to 16 Years - Under Earth
Photographic Books, Art, Architecture Monographs - Gloria Cortina Mexico
Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - Bob the Artist
Self Published Books - Sea Journal
Children's Trade 9 to 16 Years - Hello World
Exhibition Catalogues - Ai Weiwei
Literature - Lolita
Photographic Books, Art, Architecture Monographs - Sketchbooks
Lifestyle Illustrated - Sally Clarke 30 Ingerdients
Trade Illustrated - The Vintage Showroom
Trade Illustrated - Exploring & Tasting Wine
Graphic Novels - The Bind
Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - Dog on a Train
Best Jacket Cover Design - The Outrun
Graphic Novels - The Pillbox
Photographic Books, Art, Architecture Monographs - Coffee Shop North
Children's Trade 9 to 16 Years - Outside
Best Jacket Cover Design - The Essex Serpent
Interactive Multimedia Books - Richard Dawkins Reissues
Photographic Books, Art, Architecture Monographs - Another Green World
Lifestyle Illustrated - Farrow & Ball How to Decorate
Scholarly, Academic & Reference Books - Plants from the Woods and Forests of Chile
Literature - The Grasmere Journal
Children's Trade 9 to 16 Years - The Hunting of the Snark
Brand Series Identity - The Companion Series
Digitally Printed Books - Shenasnameh
Self Published Books - Curtain Call
Children's Trade 9 to 16 Years - The Complete Alice
Trade Illustrated - Baddeley Brothers
Best Jacket Cover Design - The Fox and the Star
Digitally Printed Books - 70th
Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Education - An Adventure in Statistics
Brand Series Identity - Braille Series
Literature - CAIN
Trade Illustrated - Patternity
Limited Edition & Fine Binding - Pen, Paper and a Box of Paints
Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Education - Oxford AQA Psychology
Scholarly, Academic & Reference Books - England's Post-War Listed Buildings
Best Jacket Cover Design - Malaysia
Best Jacket Cover Design - Not Working
Digitally Printed Books - The Half Life of Joshua Jones Best Student Book - 17 Times Over Best British Book - Richard Bawden Exhibition Catalogues - Barry Flanagan - Animal, Vegetable, Mineral Best British Book - Delete A & Insert R Digitally Printed Books - Inherent Madness Graphic Novels - Becoming Unbecoming Brand Series Identity - British Library Crime Classics Graphic Novels - Take It as a Compliment Brand Series Identity - Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom Best British Book - Alice in Wonderland Limited Edition & Fine Binding - The Cinderella of the Arts Best Student Book - Terra Incognita Brand Series Identity - The Maze Runner Series Scholarly, Academic & Reference Books - An Atlas of Countries that Don't Exist Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - The Colour Monster Limited Edition & Fine Binding - Edward Lear Landscapes in Italy Exhibition Catalogues - Invisible Adversaries Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - Nibbles Graphic Novels - The Inflatable Woman Interactive Multimedia Books - Ryan Hewett Untitled Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - Give & Take Lifestyle Illustrated - Perfect Imperfect Photographic Books, Art, Architecture Monographs - The Longest Way Round Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - The Incredible Book Eating Boy Brand Series Identity - Folio Collectables Trade Illustrated - Cols and Passes Best Jacket Cover Design - Zero K Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - Above and Below Lifestyle Illustrated - NOPI Children's Trade 9 to 16 Years - The Fox and the Star Interactive Multimedia Books - iRobot Trade Illustrated - Jellyfish A Natural History Limited Edition & Fine Binding - The Noise of Time Self Published Books - Bunker Research Lifestyle Illustrated - Heirloom Harvest Best Student Book - Precursor Photographic Books, Art, Architecture Monographs - Concrete Concept Best Student Book - Breathe Best Jacket Cover Design - Slade House Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Education - The Great Farty Slob Beast Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Education - Kids Get Coding Children's Trade 9 to 16 Years - Under Earth Photographic Books, Art, Architecture Monographs - Gloria Cortina Mexico Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - Bob the Artist Self Published Books - Sea Journal Children's Trade 9 to 16 Years - Hello World Exhibition Catalogues - Ai Weiwei Literature - Lolita Photographic Books, Art, Architecture Monographs - Sketchbooks Lifestyle Illustrated - Sally Clarke 30 Ingerdients Trade Illustrated - The Vintage Showroom Trade Illustrated - Exploring & Tasting Wine Graphic Novels - The Bind Children's Trade 0 to 8 Years - Dog on a Train Best Jacket Cover Design - The Outrun Graphic Novels - The Pillbox Photographic Books, Art, Architecture Monographs - Coffee Shop North Children's Trade 9 to 16 Years - Outside Best Jacket Cover Design - The Essex Serpent Interactive Multimedia Books - Richard Dawkins Reissues Photographic Books, Art, Architecture Monographs - Another Green World Lifestyle Illustrated - Farrow & Ball How to Decorate Scholarly, Academic & Reference Books - Plants from the Woods and Forests of Chile Literature - The Grasmere Journal Children's Trade 9 to 16 Years - The Hunting of the Snark Brand Series Identity - The Companion Series Digitally Printed Books - Shenasnameh Self Published Books - Curtain Call Children's Trade 9 to 16 Years - The Complete Alice Trade Illustrated - Baddeley Brothers Best Jacket Cover Design - The Fox and the Star Digitally Printed Books - 70th Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Education - An Adventure in Statistics Brand Series Identity - Braille Series Literature - CAIN Trade Illustrated - Patternity Limited Edition & Fine Binding - Pen, Paper and a Box of Paints Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Education - Oxford AQA Psychology Scholarly, Academic & Reference Books - England's Post-War Listed Buildings Best Jacket Cover Design - Malaysia Best Jacket Cover Design - Not Working
Digitally Printed Books - The Half Life of Joshua Jones

 

Brand / Series Identity

British Library Crime Classics – British Library
The Maze Runner Series – Chicken House
DK Braille Series – DK
Companion Series – National Portrait Gallery
Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom – Pavilion Books
Folio Collectables – The Folio Society

Limited Edition & Fine Binding

Pen, Paper & A Box of Paints –  The Fleece Press
The Noise of Time – London Review Bookshop
Edward Lear: Landscapes in Italy – Kate Holland Books
The Cinderella of the Arts – Shepherds, Sangorski & Sutcliffe

Self – Published Books

Curtain Call – Curtain Call
Bunker Research – Generation Press
Sea Journal – Zart Books

Digitally Printed Books

Inherent Madness – Hurtwood Press
Shenasnameh – Hurtwood Press
70th – Northfield Editions

Interactive Multimedia Book

iRobot – Carlton Publishing Group
Ryan Hewett UNTITLED – DG3
Richard Dawkins Reissues – Penguin Press

Exhibition Catalogues

Barry Flanagan: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral – Pureprint Group
Ai Weiwei – Royal Academy of Arts
Invisible Adversaries – Zak Group

Photographic Books, Art / Architecture Monographs

Gloria Cortina Mexico – Aloof
Another Green World: Linn Botanic Gardens – Art / Books
Concrete Concept – Frances Lincoln
The Longest Way Round – Overlapse
Sketchbooks – Penguin Press
Coffee Shop: North – Pressision

Graphic Novels

The Inflatable Woman – Bloomsbury Publishing
Take It As A Compliment – Jessica Kingsley Publishers
The Bind – Jonathan Cape
The Pillbox – Jonathan Cape
Becoming Unbecoming – Myriad Editions

Trade Illustrated

Baddeley Brothers- Spitalfields Life Books
Jellyfish: A Natural History – Ivy Press
The Vintage Showroom – Laurence King Publishing
Exploring & Tasting Wine – Lizzie B Design
Patternity – Octopus Publishing Group
Cols and Passes of the British Isles – Penguin Press

Lifestyle Illustrated

Heirloom Harvest – Bloomsbury Publishing
NOPI: The Cookbook – Ebury Publishing
Sally Clarke: 30 Ingredients – Frances Lincoln
Perfect Imperfect – Murdoch Books
Farrow & Ball How to Decorate – Octopus Publishing Group

Literature

Cain – Penned in the Margins
Lolita- The Folio Society
The Grasmere Journal – The Folio Society

Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education

Kids Get Coding Series – Hachette Children’s Group
Oxford AQA Psychology A Level – Oxford University Press
An Adventure in Statistics: The Reality Enigma – SAGE Publishing
The Great Farty Slob Beast – Wacky Bee Books

Scholarly, Academic and Reference Books

An Atlas of Countries That Don’t Exist- Pan Macmillan
England’s Post-War Listed Buildings – Pavilion Books
Plants from the Woods and Forests of Chile – Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Children’s Trade 0 to 8 Years

The Incredible Book Eating Boy – HarperCollins Publishers
The Colour Monster – Kings Road Publishing
Bob the Artist – Laurence King Publishing
Above and Below – Little Tiger Group
Nibbles: The Book Monster – Little Tiger Group
Dog on a Train- Old Barn Books
Give & Take – Old Barn Books

Children’s Trade 9 to 16 Years

Outside: A Guide to Discovering Nature – Frances Lincoln Children’s Books
Under Earth, Under Water – Kings Road Publishing
Hello World – Little Tiger Group
The Fox and the Star – PRH Particular Books
The Hunting of the Snark – Pan Macmillan
The Complete Alice – Pan Macmillan

Best Jacket / Cover Design

The Outrun- Canongate Books
Slade House – Hodder & Stoughton
Malaysia – Orion Publishing
The Fox and the Star – Particular Books – Penguin Random House
Not Working – Pan Macmillan
Zero K – Pan Macmillan
The Essex Serpent – Profile Books

Best Student Book

Precursor – Tomas Almeida, Norwich University of the Arts
Breathe – Diane Dear, National College of Art & Design
17 Times Over – Aisling Lee, National College of Art & Design
Terra Incognita – Alexandra Morehead, National College of Art & Design

Best British Book

Richard Bawden, His Life & Work – The Fleece Press
Delete A & Insert R – Geoff Neal Group
Alice in Wonderland – The Folio Society

 

2015 Winners

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Brand / Series Identity

Winner

This is Series

Laurence King Publishing

 

Limited Edition and Fine Binding

Winner

Mr Kilburn’s Calicos

The Fleece Press

Self-Published Books

Winner

The Little Boy/Girl Who Lost His/Her Name

Lost My Name

Digitally Printed Books

Winner

Formation

Generation Press

Interactive Multimedia Books

Winner

Jurassic World

Carlton Books

Exhibition Catalogues

Winner

Jenny Saville: Oxyrhynchus

Pureprint Group

Photographic Books, Art / Architecture Monographs

Winner

Cathy

Little, Brown Book Group

Graphic Novels

Winner

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace & Babbage

Penguin Press

 

Trade Illustrated

Winner

Stories in the Stars

Hutchinson, Penguin Random House

Lifestyle Illustrated

Winner

Dabbous: The Cookbook

Bloomsbury Publishing

Literature

Winner

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym

The Folio Society

Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Education

Winner

This is Not a Maths Book

Ivy Press

Scholarly, Academic and Reference Books

Winner

The Herefordshire Pomona

The Folio Society

Children’s Trade

Winner

The Imaginary

Bloomsbury Publishing

Best Jacket / Cover Design

Winner

Madness in Civilization

Thames & Hudson

 

Best Student Book

Winner

Four Parts Sand/One Part Cement

Thomas Lynes, Norwich University of the Arts

Best British Book

Winner

Jon Bannenberg – A Life of Design

et al design consultants

Book of the Year

Winner

The Imaginary

Bloomsbury Publishing

 

The 2015 British Book Design and Production Awards Shortlist

Brand / Series Identity

The Mindfulness Series – Ivy Press
This is Series – Laurence King Publishing
Classics Unfolded – Quarto Publishing
Do Books – The Do Book Company
Six-Piece Bruce Chatwin Book Set – Vintage Classics

Limited Edition & Fine Binding

Waterloo Anthology – Exemplary Edition – Extraordinary Editions
Songs of Presence – Inspiral Design
Mr Kilburn’s Calicos- The Fleece Press

Self – Published Books

Fur Coat, No Knickers – C.B. Martin
A Cycling Lexicon – Carter Wong Design
Footwear 1730-1950 – Empress Litho
The Little Boy/Girl Who Lost His/Her Name – Lost My Name
Black Country Allotment Society – Multistory

Digitally Printed Books

The Mellier – DG3/Moore Print
Waterloo Anthology – Commemorative Edition – Extraordinary Editions
Formation – Generation Press
The Dashboard Volume 1 – Hurtwood Press
Le Theatre Graphique – Hurtwood Press

Interactive Multimedia Book

TransPlant Rail Engineering Services – Delivering the Underground –DG3
Jurassic World – Carlton Publishing
Freaked Out – Independent Thinking Press
One Direction: Who We Are – RE:Systems

Exhibition Catalogues

Every Object Tells a Story – Albe De Coker
Marks of Genius – Bodleian Library Publishing
Treasured Trees – Kew Publishing
Jenny Saville:Oxyrhynchus – Pureprint Group
Barbara Hepworth – Tate Publishing
BJORK: Archives – Thames & Hudson
Alexander McQueen – V&A Publishing

Photographic Books, Art / Architecture Monographs

Scots Jews – Bloomsbury Publishing
Arc of the Gurkha: From Nepal to the British Army – Elliott & Thompson
Unseen Waterloo: A Conflict Revisited – et al Design Consultants
Skate Girls of Kabul – Grade Design
Cathy – Little, Brown Book Group
Magnum Contact Sheets – Thames & Hudson

Graphic Novels

Supercrash – Myriad Editions
The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace & Babbage – Penguin Press
Woody Guthrie and the Dust Bowl Ballads – Penguin Random House

Trade Illustrated

The Art of Smallfilms – Four Corners Books
The Wisdom of Trees – Head of Zeus
Remembered for a While Special Edition – Hodder & Stoughton
Ladies of Letterpress – Ivy Press
Alan Kitching’s A-Z of Letterpress – Laurence King Publishing
The Nursery Alice – Pan Macmillan
Stories in the Stars – PRH – Hutchinson

Lifestyle Illustrated

Dabbous: The Cookbook – Bloomsbury Publishing
New Feast – Hardie Grant
The Domestic Alchemist – Ivy Press
ClothBound – Murdoch Books
Organum – Murdoch Books
The Naked Diet – Quadrille

Literature

Rembrandt’s Mirror – Atlantic Books
The Looking Glass House – Atlantic Books
The Strange Library – PRH – Harvill Secker
Book of Numbers – PRH – Harvill Secker
Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself – Penguin Random House
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym – The Folio Society

Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education

Don’t Change the Light Bulbs – Crown House Publishing
This is Not a Maths Book – Ivy Press
Maths No Problem! Singapore Maths Textbook – Maths – No Problem!
Edexcel GCSE Maths Higher – Oxford University Press
How Things Works – Thames & Hudson
Women Artists – Thames & Hudson

Scholarly, Academic and Reference Books

Design Genius – Bloomsbury Publishing
Word Drops: A Sprinkling of Linguistic Curiosities – Elliott & Thompson
Comprehensive Atlas of the World – HarperCollins
Collins English Paper Dictionary & Thesaurus 5th Edition – HarperCollins
Makkah to Madinah, a Photographic Journey of The Hijrah Route – Inspiral Design
The Herefordshire Pomona – The Folio Society

Children’s Trade

The Imaginary – Bloomsbury Publishing
The Sleeper and The Spindle – Bloomsbury Publishing
A Child’s Christmas in Wales – Hachette Children’s Group
Polly and the Puffin – Hachette Children’s Group
Once upon an Alphabet – HarperCollins
Paul Smith for Richard Scarry’s Cars and Trucks And Things That Go – HarperCollins
There’s a Bear on My Chair – Nosy Crow
The Box of Demons – Pan Macmillan
Animal Rescue – Patrick George
Grandma’s House – Tate Publishing
Animalium – Templar Publishing

Best Jacket / Cover Design

The Book of Strange New Things – Canongate Books
Plenty More – Ebury Publishing
Breakfast: Morning, Noon & Night – Hardie Grant
ClothBound – Murdoch Books
Egg – Orion Publishing Group
The Evening Chorus – Serpent’s Tail
Madness in Civilization – Thames & Hudson

Best Student Book

Necessary Conditions of Being Human – Yi Ling Chan, University of the West of England
Four Parts Sand/One Part Cement – Thomas Lynes, Norwich University of the Arts
The Dreamers – Louis Kerchof, University of the West of England
Layers Like An Onion – Samanatha Kitchener, University of Brighton
Die, Yuppie Scum – Yee Poon, University of the West of England

Best British Book

The Mellier – DG3/Moore Print
Debrett’s Handbook – Debretts
Jon Bannenberg – A Life of Design – et al Design Consultants
Waterloo Anthology –  Commemorative Edition – Extraordinary Editions
Helping Britain Prosper 1765-2015 – Pureprint Group