Book Design Awards

2017 Book Design Award Winners

Judges’ Choice

Gardens, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Designer: Amy McFarland
Printer: Charles Allen Imaging Experts


Adult Trade Book, Illustrated

Gold
All Black Cats Are Not Alike
Chronicle Books
Production Manager: Michelle Clair
Designer: Alice Chau
Printer: C & C Offset

Silver
Rio
University of New Mexico Press
Designer: Felicia Cedillos
Printer: P. Chan & Edward

Bronze
Pipestone Wolves: The Rise and Fall of a Wolf Family
Rocky Mountain Books
Production Manager: Adam Stewart
Designer: Frances Hunter
Cover Designer: Chyla Cardinal
Printer: 1010


Adult Trade Book, Non-Illustrated

Gold
The Woman Who Says No
Greystone Books
Production Manager: Susan Adamson
Designer: Peter Cocking
Printer: 1010 Printing International

Silver
My Old Man and the Mountain
Mountaineers Books
Production Manager: Jen Grable
Designer: Heidi Smets
Printer: Bang Printing

Bronze
The Hidden Life of Trees
Greystone Books
Production Manager: Susan Adamson
Designer: Nayeli Jimenez
Printer: Friesens Corporation


Children’s / Young Adult Book, Illustrated

Gold
Owls & Loons: Inuit Art From Cape Dorset
Pomegranate Communications
Production Manager: Jennifer Messinger
Designer: Tristen Jackman
Printer: P. Chan & Edward

Silver
Because of an Acorn
Chronicle Books
Production Manager: Wendy Wagner
Designer: Jennifer Tolo Pierce
Printer: Toppan Leefung

Bronze
Therese Makes a Tapestry
Getty Publications
Production Manager: Elizabeth Kahn
Designer: Jim Drobka
Printer: Tien Wah Press


Children’s / Young Adult Book, Non-Illustrated

Gold
Tokens and Omens
Jolly Fish press, an imprint of North Star Editions
Production Manager: Christopher Loke
Designer: Christopher Loke
Printer: Versa Press

Silver
You Were Here
Sourcebooks, Inc.
Production Managers: Elizabeth Boyer and John Donnelly
Designer: Jillian Rahn
Art Director: Brittany Vibbert
Printer: Versa Press


Academic or Non-Trade Book

Gold
Explodity: Sound, Image, and Word in Russian Futurist Book Art
Getty Publications
Production Manager: Michelle Deemer
Designer: Kurt Hauser
Printer: Atron

Silver
The Red Monastery Church: Beauty and the Asceticism in Upper Egypt
The American Research Center in Egypt and Yale University Press
Production Manager: Mary Mayer
Designer: Leslie Fitch
Printer: Oceanic Graphic Printing

Bronze
Gustave Caillebotte: Painting the Paris of Naturalism, 1872-1887
Getty Publications
Production Manager: Suzanne Watson
Designer: Catherine Lorenz
Printer: Artron


Guide or Travel Book

Gold
Tales of the Modern Nomad: Monks, Mushrooms & Other Misadventures
Earlybyrd Productions
Designer: Terry Corrigan, relishbranding.ca
Printer: Friesens Corporation

Silver
Hidden Universe Travel Guides: The Complete Marvel Cosmos
Insight Editions
Production Manager: Carol Rough
Designer: Chrissy Kwasnik

Bronze
Coast to Cactus: The Canyoneer Trail Guide to San Diego Outdoors
Sunbelt Publications
Production Manager: Deborah Young
Designer: Barry Age
Printer: Four Colour Print Group


How-To or Craft Book

Gold
Refined Knits
Interweave, an imprint of F+W Media
Production Manager: Bryan Davidson
Designer: Bekah Thrasher
Printer: RR Donnelley (Shenzhen)

Silver
The Quilter’s Paper-Piecing Workbook
Interweave, an imprint of F+W Media
Production Manager: Bryan Davidson
Designer: Kerry Jackson
Printer: RR Donnelley (Shenzhen)


Cookbook

Gold
Little Flower Baking
Prospect Park Books
Designer: Amy Inouye, Future Studio
Printer: Imago

Silver
Tasting Kentucky: Favorite Recipes from the Bluegrass State
Farcountry Press
Production Manager: Kathy Springmeyer
Designer: Shirley Machonis
Printer: Four Colour Print Group

Bronze
Rocket Fuel
VeloPress
Designer: Vicki Hopewell
Printer: Four Colour Print Group


Photography Book

Gold
Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey Through America’s National Parks
Cameron + Company
Designer: Melissa Nelson Greenberg
Creative Director: Iain Morris

Silver
Cowboys of the Americas
Greystone Books
Production Manager: Susan Adamson
Designer: Nayeli Jimenez
Printer: 1010 Printing International

Bronze
Yellowstone National Park: Through the Lens of Time
University Press of Colorado
Production Manager: Daniel Pratt
Designer: Daniel Pratt
Printer: Codra


Art Book

Gold
Gardens, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Designer: Amy McFarland
Printer: Charles Allen Imaging Experts

Silver
Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts
AMMO Books
Designers: Ellen Surrey and Gloria Fowler

Bronze
Blue Boy & Co.: European Art at The Huntington
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Production Manager: DelMonico Books, an imprint of Prestel,
a member of Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH
Designers: Abbott Miller, Yoon-Young Chai, Jesse Kidwell, and Clara Scruggs,
Pentagram NY
Printer: Trifolio (Verona, Italy)


Sports, Fitness, or Recreation Book

Gold
The Triathlete’s Training Bible
VeloPress
Production Managers: Haley Berry and Kara Mannix
Designer: Vicki Hopewell
Printer: Edwards Brothers Malloy

Silver
Urban Trails San Francisco
Mountaineers Books
Production Manager: Jen Grable
Designer: Jen Grable
Layout: Jennifer Shontz
Printer: Midas Printing

Bronze
The Bold and Cold: A History of 25 Classic Climbs in the Canadian Rockies
Rocky Mountain Books
Production Manager: Adam Stewart
Designer: Lin Oosterhoff
Cover Designer: Chyla Cardinal
Printer: 1010


Reference Book

Gold
Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It
Chelsea Green Publishing
Production Managers: Patricia Stone and Angela Boyle
Designer: Melissa Jacobson
Printer: Edwards Brothers Malloy

Silver
Animal Atlas
Sourcebooks, Inc.
Production Managers: Cassie Gutman and Tina Wilson
Designer: William Riley, The Book Designers
Art Director: Kelly Lawler
Printer: Leo Paper

Bronze
Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes
University of New Mexico Press
Production Manager: Maya Allen-Gallegos
Designer: Lila Sanchez
Printer: Imago


Short Stories, Poetry, or Anthology

Gold
The 826CHI Compendium Volume 5
826CHI
Production Manager: Abi Humber
Designers: Thomas Quinn and Ambrose Holiday, Blank is the New Black
Printer: McNaughton & Gunn

Silver
Memories Flow in Our Veins: Forty Years of Women’s Writing from CALYX
Ooligan Press
Production Managers: Hayley Wilson and Sarah Hale
Designers: Alexandra Haehnert and Ryan Brewer
Printer: Edwards Brothers Malloy

Bronze
System of Ghosts
University of Iowa Press
Production Manager: Karen Copp
Designer: Barbara Haines
Printer: Versa Press, Inc.


Gift, Holiday, or Specialty Book

Gold
Sacred Scripts: A Meditative Journey Through Tibetan Calligraphy
Insight Editions
Production Manager: Alexandra L. Nicholaeff
Designer: Chrissy Kwasnik

Silver
The Kentucky Derby
Carpe Diem Books & Shircliff Publishing
Production Manager: Dick Owsiany
Designer: Eric Morrell
Printer: HY Printing

Bronze
A Year With You
Sourcebooks, Inc.
Production Managers: Tina Wilson and Eliza Smith
Designer: Jillian Rahn
Art Director: Brittany Vibbert
Printer: Leo Paper


Historical or Biographical Book

Gold
The Frontier of Patriotism: Alberta and the First World War
University of Calgary Press
Production Manager: Melina Cusano
Designer: Garet Markvoort, ziin digital
Printer: Friesens Corporation

Silver
Baffin Island: Field Research and High Arctic Adventure, 1961-67
University of Calgary Press
Production Manager: Melina Cusano
Designer: Melina Cusano
Printer: Friesens Corporation

Bronze
Woody Guthrie L.A. 1937 to 1941
Angel City Press
Production Manager: Amy Inouye, Future Studio
Designer: Amy Inouye, Future Studio
Printer: Friesens Corporation


Graphic Album, New Material

Gold
Awesome ‘Possum, Volume 3
Flying Dodo Publications
Production Manager: Angela Boyle
Designer: Angela Boyle
Printer: IngramSpark


Jacket / Cover Design, Small Format

Gold
Froelich’s Ladder
Forest Avenue Press
Production Manager: Laura Stanfill
Designer: Laura Stanfill
Cover Designer: Gigi Little
Printer: United Graphics

Silver
Tales of the Modern Nomad: Monks, Mushrooms & Other Misadventures
Earlybyrd Productions
Designer: Terry Corrigan, relishbranding.ca
Printer: Friesens Corporation

Bronze
Oy, Caramba!
University of New Mexico Press
Designer: Felicia Cedillos
Printer: Sheridan Books, Inc.


Jacket / Cover Design, Large Format

Gold
Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls
Mountaineers Books
Production Manager: Jen Grable
Designer: Kate Basart
Printer: C & C Offset

Silver
The 826CHI Compendium Volume 5
826CHI
Production Manager: Abi Humber
Designers: Thomas Quinn and Ambrose Holiday, Blank is the New Black
Printer: McNaughton & Gunn

Bronze
Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters
Insight Editions
Production Manager: Alexandra L. Nicholaeff
Designer: Chrissy Kwasnik


Ebook, Fixed Layout

Gold
Jesus Christ: God’s Revelation to the World, 2nd Edition
Ave Marie Press, Inc.
Production Manager: Kristen Hornyak Bonelli
Designer: Andy Wagoner


Ebook, Standard

Gold
Scenes from the Epic Life of a Total Genius
Sourcebooks, Inc.
Production Manager: Jessica Zulli
Designers: William Riley and Danielle McNaughton
Art Director: Nicole Hower

Silver
Edible Inventions
Maker Media, Inc.
Production Manager: Maureen Forys
Designer: Maureen Forys, Happenstance Type-O-Rama
Ebook Conversion: Jeff Lytle, Happenstance Type-O-Rama