2018 Book Design Award Winners


Judges’ Choice

The Language of Family: Stories of Bonds and Belonging
Royal BC Museum (Victoria, BC)

Designer: Lara Minja (Lime Design)
Production Manager: Michelle van der Merwe
Printer: Friesens


Adult Trade Book, Illustrated

Gold
The Language of Family:
Stories of Bonds and Belonging

Royal BC Museum (Victoria, BC)

Designer: Lara Minja (Lime Design)
Production Manager: Michelle van der Merwe
Printer: Friesens

Silver
The Fantastic Seashell of the Mind:
The Architecture of Mark Mills

Oro Editions

Designer: Bill Sosin
Production Manager: Jake Anderson
Printer: Huaxin, China


Adult Trade Book, Non-Illustrated

Gold
The Inner Life of Animals:
Love, Grief, and Compassion

Greystone Books

Designer: Nayeli Jimenez
Production Manager:
Andrea Damiani
Printer: Friesens

Silver
Rise of the Necrofauna
Greystone Books

Designer: Nayeli Jimenez
Production Manager:
Andrea Damiani
Printer: Friesens 

Bronze
The Nordic Guide
to Living 10 Years Longer

Greystone Books

Designer: Nayeli Jimenez
Production Manager:
Andrea Damiani
Printer: Friesens


Children’s / Young Adult Book, Illustrated

Gold
Home Time, Book One:
Under the River

Top Shelf Productions,
an Imprint of IDW Publishing

Designer: Campbell Whyte
Production Manager:
Campbell Whyte
Printer: Tri Vision

Silver Award
Breathe and Be
Sounds True

Cover Designer: Rachael Murray
Interior Designer: Beth Skelley
Production Manager: Lauren Slawson
Printer: TriVision

Bronze
Tolly
Overcup Press

Designer: Maryanna Hoggatt
Production Manager: Alan Dubinsky
Printer: Four Colour Print Group


Children’s / Young Adult Book, Non-Illustrated

Silver
The List
Sourcebooks

Designer: Nicole Hower
Production Manager: Tina Wilison
Printer: Worzalla


Children’s / Young Adult Book, Wordless

Silver
The Carpenter
Gibbs Smith Publishers


Academic or Non-Trade Book

Gold
Reyner Banham and the
Paradoxes of High Tech
Getty Publications

Designer: Catherine Lorenz
Production Coordinator:
Victoria Gallina
Printer: Arton

Silver
Facing the Text
Sagest Books

Designer: Janine Vigus
Printer: Sagest

Bronze Award
Healing Civilizations:
The Search for Therapeutic
Essential Oils & Nutrients

Cameron + Company

Creative Director: Iain R. Morris
Designer: Suzi Hutsell
Design Assistants:
Amy Wheless and Gabe Ely
Managing Editor: Jan Hughes
Printer: Arton


Guide or Travel Book

Silver
Oregon Beaches:
A Traveler’s Companion
Caxton Press

Designer: Henry Blonde,
Blonde Creative
Printer: Friesens

Bronze
The California Field Atlas
Heyday

Designer: Obi Kaufmann
and Ashley Ingram
Art and Production Director:
Diane Lee
Printer: Imago USA


How-To or Craft Book

Gold
Charm School:
18 Quilts from 5″ Squares

C&T Publishing

Designer: April Mostek
Production Managers:
Zinnia Heinzmann
and Tim Manibusan
Printer: Versa Press

Silver
Plum Dandi Knits:
Simple Designs for Luxury Yarns

F+W Media / Interweave

Designers: Ashlee Wadeson
and Pamela Norman
Production Manager: Jenn Bass
Printer: RR Donnelley

Bronze
New Stamped Metal Jewelry:
Innovative Techniques for
23 Custom Jewelry Designs
F+W Media / Interweave

Designers: Kerry Jacson
and Pamela Norman
Production Manager: Jenn Bass
Printer: RR Donnelley


Cookbook

Gold
L. A. Mexicano
Prospect Park Books

Designer: Amy Inouye, Future Studio
Production Manager:
Amy Inouye, Future Studio
Printer: Imago

Silver
The Tiny Mess
RLO Media Productions

Designer: Trevor Gordon
Printing Liaison: Dick Owsiany
Printer: H&Y Printing

Bronze
This Immeasurable Place
Hell’s Backbone Grill

Designer: Studio Carnelian
Production Manager: Pamela Furches
Printer: Friesens


Photography Book

Gold
The Spirit of Tequila
Trinity University Press

Designer: Kristina Kachele
Production Manager: Sarah Nawrocki
Printer: Four Colour Print Group

Silver
The Living Forest: A Visual Journey
Into the Heart of the Woods

Timber Press

Designer: Adrianna Sutton
Production Manager: Patrick Barber
Printer: RRD Asia

Bronze
Peanut Butter Dogs
Gibbs Smith Publishers


Art Book

Gold
Art of Mondo
Insight Editions

Production Manager: Elaine Ou

Silver
Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil in the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
Getty Publications

Designer: Catherine Lorenz
Production Coordinator:
Michelle Deemer
Printer: Arton

Bronze
North: Finding Place in Alaska
University of Washington Press

Designer: Laura Shaw
Production Manager: Shirley Woo
Printer: Four Colour Print Group


Sports, Fitness, or Recreation Book

Silver
Fast-Track Triathlete: Balancing a Big Life
with Big Performance in Long-Course Triathlon

VeloPress

Fast-Track Triathlete by Matt Dixon

Cover Designer: Nate Baltikas
Interior Designer: Anita Koury
Production Manager: Andy Read
Printer: Edwards Brothers Malloy


Reference Book

Gold
Modernist Bread
Modernist Cuisine

Designer: Mark Clemens
Production Manager:
Stephanie Swane
Printer: Midas

Silver
Glorious Shade
Timber Press

Designers: Debbie Berne
and Laura Shaw
Production Manager: Patrick Barber
Printer: RRD Asia

Bronze
Records of North American Big Game,
14th Edition

Boone and Crockett Club

Designer: Julie Tripp
Printer: Sheridan Books


Short Stories, Poetry, or Anthology

Gold
Elegy For My Beat Generation
Lithic Press

Designer: Kyle Harvey
Production Manager: Danny Rosen
Printer: McNaughton & Gunn

Silver
Fail Safe
University of Calgary Press

Designer: Melina Cusano
Printer: Marquis Book Printing

Bronze
Stray
Lithic Press

Designer: Kyle Harvey
Production Manager: Danny Rosen
Printer: McNaughton & Gunn


Gift, Holiday, or Specialty Book

Gold
Cinegeek
IDW Publishing

Designer: Pluttark
Production Manager: Cryssy Cheung
Printer: Tri Vision

Silver
The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion
VeloPress

Cover Designer: Kevin Roberson
Interior Designer: Vicki Hopewell
Production Manager: Andy Read
Printer: Friesens

Bronze
Paper Blossoms for All Seasons
Chronicle Books

Designer: Kayla Ferriera
Production Manager: Michelle Clair
Printer: Toppan Excel Printing Co.


Historical or Biographical Book

Silver
American Sabor: Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music /
Latinos y latinas En La Musica Popular Estadounidense

University of Washington Press (Seattle, WA)

Designer: Katrina Noble
Production Manager: Shirley Woo
Printer: Regent Publishing Services Ltd

Bronze
The Art of Resistance:
Painting by Candlelight in Mao’s China

University of Washington Press

Designer: Katrina Noble
Production Manager: Shirley Woo
Printer: Four Colour Print Group


Graphic Album, New Material

Gold
I Am A Number
Top Shelf Productions,
an Imprint of IDW Publishing

Designer: Rian Hughes
Production Manager: Rian Hughes
Printer: Tri Vision

Silver
Surfside Girls (Book One):
The Secret of Danger Point

Top Shelf Productions,
an Imprint of IDW Publishing

Designer: Gilberto Lazcano
Production Managers: Chris Staros
and Gilberto Lazcano
Printer: TriVision Company

Bronze
Roots
Top Shelf Productions,
an Imprint of IDW Publishing

Designer: Gilberto Lazcano
with Cryssy Cheung
Production Manager: Chris Staros
and Gilberto Lazcano
Printer: TriVision Company


Graphic Album, Previously Published Material

Gold
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:
The IDW Collection, Vol. 4

Top Shelf Productions,
an Imprint of IDW Publishing

Designer: Gilberto Lazcano
Printer: Trivision


Special Edition

Silver
Modernist Bread
Modernist Cuisine

Designer: Mark Clemens
Production Manager: Stephanie Swane
Printer: Midas

Bronze
Dare to Dream: The Remarkable Story
of American Family Insurance
American Family Insurance

Designer: Ian Chalgren
Production Manager: Ian Chalgren
Printer: Zimmerman Printing


Jacket / Cover Design, Small Format

Gold
Encyclopedia of Black Comics
Fulcrum Publishing

Designer: John Jennigns
Production Manager:
Rebecca McEwen
Printer: Kingery / United Graphics

Silver
Parts
Texas Review Press

Designer: ebooklaunch.com
Production Manager: Kimberly Davis
Printer: Lightning Source International

Bronze
Owning the Moon
Signature Books

Cover Designer: Haden Hamblin
Interior Designer: Jason Francis
Production Manager: Jason Francis
Printer: Artistic Printing


Jacket / Cover Design, Large Format

Gold
Sacred Material: The Art
of Tapestries of the Cathedral

of Our Lady of the Angels
Angel City Press

Designer: Hilary Lentini,
Lentini Design
Production Manager: Hilary Lentini
Printer: Friesens Corporation

Silver
Guillermo del Toro’s
The Shape of Water:
Creating a Fairy Tale
for Troubled Times

Insight Editions

Production Manager: Elaine Ou

Bronze
The Writing on the Wall:
The Work of Joane Cardinal-Schubert
University of Calgary Press

Designer: Melina Cusano
Printer: Friesens Corporation


Ebook, Fixed Layout

Gold
The Spell Thief
Sourcebooks

Designer: Nicole Hower
Production Managers: Tina Silva and Jessica Julli


Ebook, Standard

Gold
Women Who Dared
Sourcebooks

Designer: Jillian Rahn
Production Managers: Tina Silva and Jessica Julli