The 2017 British Book Design and Production Awards Shortlist

Brand / Series Identity

Cat Clarke Series – Hachette Children’s Group
Tales from the City – Hoxton Mini Press
Little Island Press Series – Little Island Press
Collector’s Library – Pan Macmillan
Douglas Adams Series – The Folio Society

Limited Edition & Fine Binding

Mariquita – Island Images
Havana – Leslie Gerry Editions
The Game of Saturn – Scarlet Imprint
The Call of Cthulhu – The Folio Society
Winter – The Salvage Press

Self – Published Books

Kantor’s Gems – Anikst Design
Think of the Words – John Shaw
Little Kids and Their Big Dogs – Revodana Publishing
Framing Serendipity – Studio Egret West

Digitally Printed Books

Joy Division – Enitharmon Editions
Wild is the Wind – Hartgraph Print
A Random Walk – Hurtwood Press
Taking Measure – Hurtwood Press

Exhibition Catalogues

Searching for Eve in the American West – Boss Print
Brian Eno ‘Light Music’ – Paul Stolper
Damien Hirst: Schizophrenogenesis – Paul Stolper
Alberto Giacometti – Tate Publishing
The Radical Eye – Tate Publishing

Photographic Books, Art / Architecture Monographs

Callum Innes: I’ll Close My Eyes – Albe De Coker
Neisha Crosland: Life of a Pattern – Anikst Design
The Act – Boss Print
Stolen Glimpses – Hurtwood Press
Havana – Leslie Gerry Editions
Survivor: A Portrait of the Survivors of the Holocaust – Octopus Publishing Group
Brutal London – September Publishing
Erik Madigan Heck: Old Future – Thames & Hudson

Graphic Novels

Cormorance – Jonathan Cape
The One Hundred Nights of Hero – Jonathan Cape
Mysteries of the Quantum Universe – Penguin Random House
Mike&ScrabbleToo: Further tips on training your Human – Veloce Publishing

Trade Illustrated

Graven Images: The Art of the Woodcut – British Library
Morbid Curiosities – Laurence King Publishing     
Bitten by Witch Fever – Thames & Hudson
Remarkable Birds – Thames & Hudson

Lifestyle Illustrated

The Ivy Now – Hardie Grant Books
Simple – Octopus Publishing Group
Curiocity – Penguin Random House
The Clown Egg Register – Penguin Random House
Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos – Penguin Random House


Still – Enitharmon Editions
White Plains: Pieces & Witherlings – Little Island Press
Alchemy – Notting Hill Editions
Emily Dickinson: Selected Poems – The Folio Society

Educational Books

Daphne Oram: An Individual Note – Anomie Publishing
Kid Wow – Hachette Children’s Group
The Amazing Animal Adventure – Laurence King Publishing
A World of Information – Walker Books
An Artist’s Alphabet – Walker Books

Scholarly, Academic and Reference Books

Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress – Laurence King Publishing
Micrographia – The Folio Society
The Malay Archipelago – The Folio Society

Children’s Trade 0 to 8 Years

EEOR MOO? – Boss Print
Getting Ready – Child’s Play International
On the Move – Hachette Children’s Group
The Velveteen Rabbit – Nosy Crow
The Adventures of 3 Bears – Owl & Dog Playbooks
I Can Only Draw Worms – Penguin Random House Children’s
A Child of Books – Walker Books

Children’s Trade 9 to 16 Years

The Girl Guide – 50 Lessons in Learning to Love your
Changing Body – Frances Lincoln Children’s Books
Botanicum – Kings Road Publishing
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls – PRH Particular Books
Think and Make like an Artist – Thames & Hudson

Best Jacket / Cover Design

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race – Bloomsbury Publishing
Simple – Octopus Publishing Group
Selfie – Pan Macmillan
The Good People – Pan Macmillan
The Animators – Scribe UK
The Folio Science Fiction Anthology – The Folio Society

Best Student Book

Undone – Conor Burke, National College of Art & Design
The Curious Paradox- Conor Foran, National College of Art & Design
Modernist London – Alice Lovett, University of the Arts London
Invisible Forces – Finn Mullan, National College of Art & Design
Creatures of Habit – Alice Robinson, University of the West of England
Kanye – Handy Tandra, University of the West of England

Best British Book

David Holmes’ Book – DLM Creative ltd
Taking Measure – Hurtwood Press
Dunbar Hay – The Fleece Press