The 2016 British Book Design and Production Awards Shortlist

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

 

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