2021 Shortlist

2021 Shortlist

Brand / Series Identity

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Writers' London: A Guide to Literary People and Places
ACC Art Books

Harry Potter House Edition
Bloomsbury Publishing

The Heritage Series
Head of Zeus

Opinionated Guides
Hoxton Mini Press

Peekaboo Series
Nosy Crow

The Illustrators Series
Thames & Hudson

James Bond Series
The Folio Society

 

 

Limited Edition & Fine Binding

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Ekstedt
Bloomsbury Publishing

Quidditch Through the Ages
Bloomsbury Publishing

National Museum of Qatar - Collectors Edition
Grade Design

Marrakesh
Leslie Gerry Editions

Shoot for the Moon
Thames & Hudson

Dune
The Folio Society

Philip K Dick: Complete Short Stories
The Folio Society

Self-Published Books

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English Journey
B&W Studio

Fragile Self
Barnbrook

iDetroit
Boss Print

Bird People
Marie-Alice Harel

Omoiyari
Marie-Alice Harel

People of the Flower Market
Simon J Lycett

Digitally Printed Books

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Marrakesh
Leslie Gerry Editions

Rubileo
Hurtwood Press

One Two Another
Little, Brown Book Group

Thomas Hardy: Selected Poems
The Folio Society

Catalyst 2020/2021
ICVL Studio

Exhibition Catalogues

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Impressions of Istanbul Voyage to Constantinople
Anikst Design

Rarities: The Himalayas to Hawaii
Anikst Design

Jade Fadojutimi - Jesture
Anomie Publishing

Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights
British Library

The Shirley Sherwood Collection: Modern Masterpieces of Botanical Art
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Mrs Jay and W. Gordon Smith Art Collection
Sigrid Schmeisser

Some Are Born to Endless Night – Dark Matter
Typographics

Photographic Books

Shortlist

Capri
Boss Print

Another Life
Mark Thomson

John Galliano for Dior
Thames & Hudson

Model City: Pyongyang
Thames & Hudson

Mona Kuhn: Works
Thames & Hudson

A Man on the Moon
The Folio Society

Art / Architecture Monographs

Shortlist

Leng Bingchuan
ACC Art Books

Humphrey Ocean
Hurtwood Press

Kengo Kuma: My Life as an Architect in Tokyo
Thames & Hudson

 

There will Be No Quiet
Thames & Hudson

Oliver Cope Architect
Triglyph Books

Graphic Novels

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The Sad Ghost Club
Hachette Children's Group

Quarantine Comix
Icon Books

Mongrel
Knockabout

 

Eve: Una
Little, Brown Book Group

COMA
Myriad Editions

Gamish: A Graphic History of Gaming
Penguin Random House

Trade Illustrated

Shortlist

The Hand & Flowers Cookbook
Bloomsbury Publishing

Decca: The Supreme Record Company
Elliott & Thompson

Flight Headline
Publishing Group

The World Atlas of Wine - 8th Edition
Octopus Books

A Drama in Time:The New School Century
Profile Editions

Nature’s Palette
Thames & Hudson

Strata
Thames & Hudson

Lifestyle Illustrated

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Ekstedt: The Nordic Art of Analogue Cooking
Absolute Press

The  Noble Rot Book: Wine from Another Galaxy
Hardie Grant Publishing

The Botanical City
Hoxton Mini Press

In Praise of Veg
Murdoch Books

For the Love of White
Octopus Books

The MR PORTER Guide to a Better Day
Thames & Hudson

Literature

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Gut Feelings
Uclan Publishing

The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Headline Publishing Group

Circus of Wonders
Pan Macmillan

The Animals at Lockwood Manor
Pan Macmillan

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
The Folio Society

The Phantom of the Opera
The Folio Society

Rendezvous with Rama
The Folio Society

Educational Books

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My First Book of the Cosmos
Button Books

Greek Myths
DK

Look What I Found in the Woods
Nosy Crow

 

Step Inside Homes Through History
Nosy Crow

I Can Draw
Thames & Hudson

Ways of Drawing: Artists Perspective and Practices
Thames & Hudson

Scholarly, Academic and Reference Book

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Pioneers Wanted
Albe De Coker

Charles Booth’s Poverty Maps
Thames & Hudson

Murder Maps: Crime Scenes Revisited
Thames & Hudson

 

A History of Christianity
The Folio Society

Bible Speaks Today
The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge

Children’s Trade 0 to 8 Years

Shortlist

Molly and the Mathematical Mystery
Bonnier Books

Viking Voyagers
Bonnier Books

Rabbit Bright
Hachette Children's Group

Make Tracks: Farm
Nosy Crow

 

Counting Creatures
Pan Macmillan

Mole in a Black and White Hole
Thames & Hudson

I’m (Not) Very Afraid of the Dark
Usborne Publishing

Children’s Trade 9 to 16 Years

Shortlist

Grandma’s Book
Anikst Design

Gut Feelings
Uclan Publishing

The Deathless Girls
Hachette Children's Group

The Skulduggery Pleasant Grimoire
Harpercollins Children's Books

A World of Art
Walker Books

Best Jacket / Cover Design

Shortlist

Illustration Research Methods
Bloomsbury Publishing

So To Speak
Leycol

Japanese Design Since 1945
Thames & Hudson

Vivienne Westwood Catwalk
Thames & Hudson

The Godfather
The Folio Society

The Phantom of the Opera
The Folio Society

Has Science Killed God?
The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge

Best Student Book

Shortlist

Indoor Copenhagen
Wen Chen, University of the Arts London

Paralysed by Perfectionism
Cameron Day, University of Lincoln

Monstrous Carbuncle
Seb Lansdowne, UWE, Bristol

Beyond the Karman Line
Connor Massey, University of Lincoln

Reset
Josie Mein, UWE Bristol

A is For 
Nathaniel Stevens, UWE Bristol

Best British Book

Shortlist

Capri
Boss Print

iDetroit
Boss Print

Varnishing Day: A Moment in Time
Hurtwood Press

 

Marrakesh
Leslie Gerry Editions

Stardust
Lyra's Books