2023 Shortlist


Brand / Series Identity


Arthur Miller Plays
Bloomsbury Academic

Finch & Co
et al design consultants

Don't Hang Up Generation Press / Dial M Studio

JapanEasy Hardie Grant Publishing

FACTopia! Series What on Earth Books

Fine Binding & Limited Edition


Four Seasons and Private Residences - Jeddah at the Corniche Kingsbury Press

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Suntup Editions

The Waste Land
The Folio Society

Letters from Titanic
The History Press

Self-Published Books


Until The Last Oak Falls
Adrian Fisk

The Cure
Empress Litho

De.Coded - A Human Atlas of Silicon Valley

Who Anon
Printsmith Productions

The Alec Gill Hessle Road Photo Archive

The World of Tony Meeuwissen
Tony Meeuwissen

Sustainable Books


Until the Last Oak Falls
Adrian Fisk

Bloomsbury Publishing

London Hub Sustainability Impact Report:

Generation Press - Print, People & Planet Generation Press

Exhibition Catalogues


KAWS - Spoke Too Soon
Generation Press


Rachel Jones: Say Cheeeeese Hurtwood

Michael Armitage: You, Who Are Still Alive White Cube

Carolee Schneemann: Body Politics
Yale University Press

Photographic Books


Farmer: Photographic Portraits by Pang Xiaowei  ACC Art Books

FutureDeluxe X Generation Press

The Dynamic ICVL Studio

Free Mines Coal Faces VIKA Books

A Kind of Magic: The Kaleidoscopic World of Luke Edward Hall Velvet Design Associates

Art / Architecture Monographs


The Meaning of the Earth

Four Seasons Private Residences Lake Austin
Kingsbury Press

Reigning Queens - Warhol
Kingsbury Press

The Residences on Paddington Green
Kingsbury Press

The Kew Sketch Journal Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

House London The Quarto Group

Graphic Novels


Agent 9: Flood-a-Geddon! Bonnier Books

An Illustrated History of Ghosts Flying Eye Books

Vern: Custodian of the Universe
Flying Eye Books

Hachette Children's Group

Profile Books

Trade Illustrated


The Book of Vanishing Species
Bloomsbury Publishing

The Language of Trees
Elliott & Thompson

Realise Your Vision

Heaven on Earth Head of Zeus

Why Waste?  A Way with Media

365 Gays of the Year
The Quarto Group

The World of Tony Meeuwissen
Tony Meeuwissen

Lifestyle Illustrated


Is This A Cookbook? Bloomsbury Publishing

Handbuilt: A Modern Potter's Guide to Handbuilding with Clay Quadrille

Hoppers: The Cookbook Quadrille

Ocean Independence
Kingsbury Press

Spice: A Cook's Companion
Newman and Eastwood

LEON Big Salads
Octopus Publishing Group

Pieminister: Live and Eat Pie!
Octopus Publishing Group



Kingsbury Press

The Folio Society

Norwegian Wood
The Folio Society

The Neverending Story
The Folio Society

Their Eyes Were Watching God
The Folio Society

Educational Books


What is War? Button Books

Masterpieces in Pieces: A Young Person's Guide to Taking Great Art Apart  Hachette Children's Group

A Dinosaur A Day Farshore, HarperCollins Publishers

Everything You Know About Sharks is Wrong!
Nosy Crow

The Big Book of Mysteries
Nosy Crow

My Adventure with Alice: A Travel Journal in Wonderland SENSING SPACE

Engineers Making A Difference What on Earth Books

Scholarly, Academic and Reference Book


The Great Mongol Shahnama Anikst Design

Critical Visualization: Rethinking the Representation of Data Bloomsbury Publishing

Convex - 52 Conversation Empress Litho

Google Play Europe Edition 2023 Empress Litho

Vox Teen Beat: The Complete Collection 1965 - 1967 Empress Litho

De.Coded – A Human Atlas of Silicon Valley Lyon

Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar
The Folio Society

The Order of Time
The Folio Society

Children’s Trade 0 to 8 Years


Busy Little Fingers: Art
Bonnier Books

Passionate about Penguins
Flying Eye Books

Look, It's Twit Twoo Owl
Nosy Crow

Peg Book
Owl & Dog Playbooks

The Circles in the Sky
Walker Books

The Magic of the Ballet
Walker Books

The Extraordinary Book That Makes You an Artist
Weldon Owen Children's Books

Children’s Trade 9 to 16 Years


Clap When You Land
Bonnier Books

With The Fire on High
Bonnier Books

Wild Animals of the World Flying Eye Books

My Adventure with Alice: A Travel Journal in Wonderland SENSING SPACE

Best Jacket / Cover Design


Lune: Croissants All Day, All Night
Hardie Grant Publishing

Kingsbury Press

The Folio Society

The Folio Society

Best Student Book


Screen 2 Screen
Delany Bowes, National College of Art & Design

Patricija Bredovska, National College of Art & Design

The Landscape Clicking Back
Paddy Delany, Limerick School of Art & Design

(Half Of) Book Arts
Milena Georgieva, London College of Communication

Anni Intrepidi
Jenny Kohler, Arts University Bournemouth

The Stardust Fire
Conor Leech, National College of Art & Design

The Japanese Geisha
Mathilde Stromme, University of the West of England

See It, Touch It, Perceive It
Patrik Zacek, National College of Art & Design

Best British Book


Out in the Cold

A Christmas Carol (Lettered Version)
Lyra's Books

Coraline (Lettered Version)
Lyra's Books

The Tale of Peter Rabbit
The Folio Society

Book of the Year

Winner announced on Awards Night.