2019 Book Design Award Winners


Judges’ Choice

Cultures in Transition: Spirit-Heart-Soul
True North Editions

Designers: Kate & Geir Jordahl
Printer: Longo AG, Bolzano, Italy


Adult Trade Book, Illustrated

Gold
The Hidden Life of Trees:
The Illustrated Edition

Greystone Books

Designer: Nayeli Jimenez
Production Manager: Andrea Damiani
Printer: 1010 Printing International Ltd.

Silver
Bibliophile
Chronicle Books

Designer: Kristen Hewitt
Production Manager: Erin Thacker
Printer: C&C Offset

Bronze
Concrete Mama: Prison Profiles
from Walla Walla,
Second Edition

University of Washington Press

Designer: Katrina Noble
Production Manager: Shirley Woo
Printer: Thomson-Shore


Adult Trade Book, Non-Illustrated

Gold
Adventures in Memory:
The Science and Secrets of
Remembering and Forgetting 

Greystone Books

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

Silver
Caldera Ridge 
Signature Books

Designer: Haden Hamblin
Production Manager: Jason Francis
Printer: Sheridan Books

Bronze
The Little Book of Cannabis:
How Marijuana Can Improve
Your Life

Greystone Books

Designers: Nayeli Jimenez & Brian Tong
Production Manager: Andrea Damiani
Printer: Friesens


Children’s / Young Adult Book, Illustrated

Gold
Harry Potter:
A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts

Insight Editions

Designer: Chrissy Kwasnik
Production Manager: Rachel Anderson

Silver
L is for Love
Gibbs Smith Publishers

Designer: Greg Paprocki
Production Manager: Madge Baird

Bronze
Don’t Eat Me, Chupacabra!
¡No Me Comas, Chupacabra!

Hazy Dell Press

Designer: Derek Sullivan
Production Manager: Renee Yama


Children’s Book, Wordless

Gold
Door
Chronicle Books

Designer: Alice Seiler
Production Manager: Binh Au
Printer: C&C Offset


Academic or Non-Trade Book

Gold
Confessions of a Mormon Historian:
The Diaries of Leonard J. Arrington,
1971-1997

Signature Books

Designer: Jason Francis
Production Manager: Jason Francis
Printer: Sheridan Books

Silver
Practical Guide to
Veterinary Hospital Design:
From Renovations to New Builds

American Animal Hospital
Association Press

Designer: Jane Raese
Production Manager: Karie Simpson
Printer: Sheridan Books

Bronze
United States /
Tennessee Through Time

Gibbs Smith Publishers

Designers: Seth Blackson
& Donald Jennings

Production Manager: Diane Collett
Printer: Quad Graphics Inc.


Guide or Travel Book

Gold
50 Hikes with Kids:
Oregon and Washington

Timber Press

Designers: Hillary Caudle
& Anne Kenady Smith

Production Manager: Darcel Warren

Silver
Art in Seattle’s Public Spaces:
From SoDo to South Lake Union

University of Washington Press

Cover Designer: Katrina Noble
Interior Designer: Heidi Smets
Production Manager: Shirley Woo
Printer: C&C Offset

Bronze
105 Hikes In and Around
Southwestern British Columbia

Greystone Books

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


How-To or Craft Book

Gold
Welcome to Weaving
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

Designer: Danielle Farmer

Silver
99 Ways to Make a Pipe 
Overcup Press

Designer: Alan Dubinsky
Production Manager: Patrick McDonald
Printer: Four Colour Print Group

Bronze
Print, Pattern Sew: Block-Printing
Basics + Simple Sewing Projects
for an Inspired Wardrobe

Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Designer: Danielle Deschenes
Production Manager: Karissa Kloss
Printer: 1010 Printing International Ltd.


Cookbook

Gold
Edibles
Chronicle Books

Designer: Lizzie Vaughn
Production Manager: Freesia Blizard
Printer: C&C Offset

Silver
Off the Hook: The Essential
West Coast Seafood Recipes

Touchwood Editions

Designer: Tree Abraham
Production Manager: Renee Layberry
Printer: Friesens

Bronze
Season: A Year of Wine Country
Food, Farming, Family & Friends

Cameron + Company

Designers: Iain R. Morris & Suzi Hutsell
Production Manager: Chris Hemesath
Printer: Toppan Leefing


Photography Book

Gold
Cultures in Transition:
Spirit-Heart-Soul

True North Editions

Designers: Kate & Geir Jordahl
Printer: Longo AG, Bolzano, Italy

Silver
St. Croix & Namekagon Rivers:
The Enduring Gift

Blacklock Photography Galleries

Designer: Craig Blacklock
Production Manager: Craig Blacklock
Printer: Friesens

Bronze
Living Beneath the Colorado Peaks:
The Story of Knapp Ranch

Knapp Press

Designer: Lisa McGuire
Production Manager: Claire Thayer
Printer: O’Neil Printing


Art Book

Gold
Pamela Colman Smith:
The Untold Story

U.S. Games Systems, Inc.

Designer: Clive Jacobson
Production Managers:
Jennifer A. Kaplan & Paula Plamer

Printer: Global PSD

Silver
Eric Wert: Still Life
Pomegranate Communications

Designer: Tristen Jackman
Production Manager: Jennifer Messinger
Printer: Tims Printing Ltd.

Bronze
Let’s Burn This Moment Down
to the Filter: Art and Other Novelties

Cameron + Company

Designer: Iain R. Morris
Production Manager: Chris Hemesath
Printer: Reliance


Sports, Fitness, or Recreation Book

Gold
105 Hikes In and Around
Southwestern British Columbia

Greystone Books

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

Bronze
The Schooner Maggie B:
A Southern Ocean Circumnavigation

Seapoints Books + Media

Designer: Claire MacMaster,
Barefoot Art Graphic Design

Production Manager: Queen Foster
Printer: Printworks Global Ltd.


Reference Book

Gold
Clinical Handbook of Internal Medicine
Eastland Press

Cover Designers: Patricia O’Connor & Gary Neimeier
Interior Designers: Gary Niemeier & William Maclean
Production Manager: John O’Connor
Printer: Thomson-Shore

Bronze
The Little Book of Cannabis:
How Marijuana Can Improve Your Life

Greystone Books

Designers: Nayeli Jimenez & Brian Tong
Production Manager: Andrea Damiani
Printer: Friesens


Short Stories, Poetry, or Anthology

Gold
Quarry
University of Calgary Press

Designer: Melina Cusano
Printer: Marquis Book Printing


Gift, Holiday, or Specialty Book

Gold
The Legend of Zelda
Encyclopedia, Deluxe Edition

Dark Horse Comics

Designer: Cary Grazzini
Production Managers:
Vanessa Todd-Holmes & Darlene Vogel

Printer: 1010 Printing International Ltd.

Silver
Pamela Colman Smith:
The Untold Story

U.S. Games Systems, Inc.

Designer: Clive Jacobson
Production Managers:
Jennifer A. Kaplan & Paula Plamer

Printer: Global PSD


Historical or Biographical Book

Gold
Misfits, Merchants & Mayhem:
Tales from San Francisco’s
Historic Waterfront, 1849-1934
Cameron + Company

Designer: Iain R. Morris and Jennifer Durrant

Production Manager: Chris Hemesath
Printer: 1010 Printing International Ltd.

Silver
Don’t Stop the Presses: Truth, Justice,
and the American Newspaper 

Angel City Press

Designer: Amy Inouye, Future Studio
Printer: Friesens 


Graphic Album, New Material

Gold
Girl Town
Top Shelf Productions,
an Imprint of IDW Publishing

Designer: Gilberto Lazcano
Production Manager: Chris Staros
Printer: TriVision

Bronze
Cloud Hotel
Top Shelf Productions,
an Imprint of IDW Publishing

Designers: Julian Hanshaw
& Gilberto Lazcano

Production Manager: Chris Staros
Printer: TriVision


Graphic Album, Previously Published Material

Bronze
Strange Fruit, Vol. II:
More Uncelebrated Narratives
from Black History

Fulcrum Publishing

Designer: Joel Christian Gill
Production Manager: Rebecca McEwen
Printer: Kingery / United Graphics


Special Edition

Gold
St. Croix & Namekagon Rivers:
The Enduring Gift

Blacklock Photography Galleries

Designer: Craig Blacklock
Production Manager: Craig Blacklock
Printer: Friesens

Silver
Living Beneath the Colorado Peaks:
The Story of Knapp Ranch

Knapp Press

Designer: Lisa McGuire
Production Manager: Claire Thayer
Printer: O’Neil Printing 


Jacket / Cover Design, Small Format

Gold
The Book of Building Fires
Chronicle Books

Designer: Alice Chau
Production Manager: Madeline Moe
Printer: C&C Offset

Silver
Daditude
Prospect Park Books

Designer: David Ter-Avanesyan
Production Manager: Colleen Dunn Bates
Printer: Friesens

Bronze
The True Face of Sir Isaac Brock
University of Calgary Press

Designer: Melina Cusano
Printer: Marquis Book Printing 


Jacket / Cover Design, Large Format

Gold
The Hidden Life of Trees:
The Illustrated Edition

Greystone Books

Designer: Nayeli Jimenez
Production Manager: Andrea Damiani
Printer: 1010 Printing International Ltd.

Silver
Tales from The Strip:
A Century in the Fast Lane

Angel City Press

Designer: Frans Evenhuis
Printer: Friesens


Ebook, Fixed Layout

Gold
The Complete Cookbook
for Young Chefs

Sourcebooks

Designers: Jordan Kost
& Danielle McNaughton

Production Manager: Jessica Zulli

Silver
Magical Forest Fairy Crafts
Through the Seasons

C&T Publishing

Designer: April Mostek
Production Manager: Tim Manibusan


Ebook, Standard

Gold
Switched
Sourcebooks

Designer: Nicole Hower
Production Manager: Jessica Zulli