PubWest 2015 Book Design Award Winners

2015_Design_Round_Logo_ONLYPubWest Book Design Awards 2015 – Winners Announced!

A Competition Reflecting the Best of Book Design and Production

The PubWest Book Design Awards recognize superior design and outstanding production quality of books throughout North America. As we celebrate our 31st annual awards.

See the complete list of winners 2015 DA Press Release.

The winner of this year’s Judge’s Choice Award is J. Fenwick Lansdowne, a beautifully illustrated volume of naturalist and illustrator Fenwick Lansdowne’s work from Pomegranate Communications. For winning the Judge’s Choice Award, Pomegranate will receive one free registration to PubWest 2016. Here’s a review from ForeWord Reviews on the book.

J. Fenwick

Full list of 2015 PubWest Book Design Award Winners:

Judge’s Choice
J. Fenwick Lansdowne — Pomegranate Communications, Inc.; Production Manager: Amy Johnson; Designer: Patrice Morris; Printer: Asia Pacific Offset

Adult Trade Book, Illustrated
The Mythology of Plants; Botanical Lore from Ancient Greece and Rome— Getty Publications (Gold); Production Manager: Elizabeth Kahn; Designer: Kurt Hauser; Printer: Asia Pacific Offset
Los Angeles Union Station — Getty Publications (Silver); Production Manager: Amita Molloy; Designer: Jeffrey Cohen; Printer: Artron Color Printing
The Brilliant History of Color in Art — Getty Publications (Bronze); Production Coordinator: Suzanne Watson; Designer: Kurt Hauser; Printer: Artron Color Printing

Adult Trade Book, Non-illustrated
Spam Nation — Sourcebooks (Gold); Production Managers: John Donnelly, Kelly Lawler; Designers: Will Riley and The Book Designers; Printer: Worzalla
Mysterious New Mexico: Miracles, Magic, and Monsters in the Land of Enchantment — University of New Mexico Press (Silver); Production Manager: Maya Allen-Gallegos; Designer: Lila Sanchez; Printer: Thomson-Shore
Deepening Community — Berrett-Koehler Publishers (Bronze); Production Manager: Leigh McLellan Design; Designer: Wes Youssi, M.80 Design; Printer: Edwards Brothers Malloy

Children’s /Young Adult Book, Illustrated
Come with me to Paris — Ammo Books (Gold); Designer: Gloria Fowler
Eric’s Big Day — VeloPress (Silver); Production Manager: Phi-Anh Nguyen; Designer, Emmanuelle Beulque; Printer: Imprimerie Pollina
Even Monsters — Sourcebooks (Bronze); Production Managers: John Donnelly, Kelly Lawler; Designer: Will Riley; Printer: Leo Paper

Children’s /Young Adult Book, Non-illustrated
H20 — Sourcebooks (Gold); Production Managers: John Donnelly, Kelly; Designers: Nicole Komasinski & Torborg Davern; Printer: Worzalla

Academic /Non-Trade Book
Trail Guide to Movement: Building the Body in Motion — Books of Discovery (Gold); Production Manager: Dana Ecklund; Designer: Jessica Xavier of Planet X Design; Printer: Kromar Printing
Nothing but the Clouds Unchanged: Artists in World War I — Getty Publications (Silver); Production Manager: Stacy Miyagawa; Designer: Jim Drobka; Printer: Sheridan Books
Display of Art in the Roman Palace, 1550 -1750 — Getty Publications (Bronze); Production Manager: Amita Molloy; Designer: Kurt Hauser; Printer: Asia Pacific Offset

Guide /Travel Book
Boone and Crockett Club’s Complete Guide to Hunting Whitetails — Boone & Crockett Club (Gold); Designer: Julie Tripp; Printer: Sheridan Books
Wild Berries of Washington and Oregon — Lone Pine Publishing (Silver); Production Manager: Leslie Hung; Designer: Gerry Dotto; Printer: WKT (Wing King Tong, Hng Kong, China)
Cycling Sojourner Washington — Into Action Publications (Bronze); Production Manager: Ellee Thalheimer; Designer: Designer: Kelly Dodd, Cover Designer: Laura Cary; Printer: United Graphics

How To/Crafts Book
Famous Frocks: The Little Black Dress — Chronicle Books (Gold); Production Manager: Steve Kim; Designer: Jennifer Tolo Pierce; Printer: Asia Pacific Offset
Beyond Neutral — Martingale (Silver); Production Manager: Regina Girard; Designer: Adrienne Smitke; Printer: iBook
The Wonderful Colorful Wonder Wheel of Color — C & T Publishing (Bronze); Production Manager: Zinnia Heinzmann; Designer: Kerry Graham; Printer: Oceanic Graphic Printing

Cookbook
The Bread Exchange — Chronicle Books (Gold); Production Manager: Steve Kim; Designers: Katrin Weber, Vanessa Dina; Printer: C & C Offset
Kale, Glorious Kale — The Countryman Press / A Division of W.W. Norton / Ponderosa Pine Design (Silver); Production Manager: Fred Lee; Designer: Vicky Vaughn Shea; Printer: Versa Press
The Heal Your Gut Cookbook: Nutrient-Dense Recipes for Intestinal Health Using the GAPS Diet — Chelsea Green (Bronze); Production Manager: Hilary Gregory; Designer: Melissa Jacobson; Printer: Quad Graphics, Inc.

Photography Book
Horse Medicine — New World Library (Gold); Production Manager: Tona Pearce Myers; Designers: Cover: Tracy Cunningham, Interior: Tony Stromberg; Printer: Four Colour Print Group
Santa Fe — Museum of New Mexico Press (Silver); Production Manager: David Skolkin; Designer: David Skolkin; Printer: P. Chan & Edward
The Haight: Love, Rock, and Revolution — Insight Editions (Bronze – Tie); Production Manager: Jane Chinn; Designer: Jon Glick
Earth Is My Witness: The Photography of Art Wolfe — Insight Editions (Bronze – Tie); Production Manager: Anna Wan; Designer: Malea Clark – Nicholson

Art Book
J. Fenwick Lansdowne — Pomegranate Communications, Inc.(Gold); Production Manager: Amy Johnson; Designer: Patrice Morris; Printer: Asia Pacific Offset
John Lennon: The Collected Artwork — Insight Editions (Silver); Production Manager: Jane Chinn; Designer: Jennelle Wagner
Jackson Pollock’s Mural: The Transitional Moment — Getty Publications (Bronze); Production Coordinator: Suzanne Watson; Designer: Jim Drobka; Printer: Trifolio

Sports /Fitness /Recreation Book
San Francisco 49ers: From Kezar to Levi’s — Insight Editions (Gold); Production Managers: Anna Wan, Jane Chinn; Designer: Jon Glick
Swim Speed Strokes for Swimmers and Triathletes— VeloPress (Silver); Production Manager: Haley Berry; Designers: Cover: Laura Lamm, Interior: Anita Koury; Printer: Versa Press
The Science of Soccer: A Bouncing Ball and a Banana — University of New Mexico Press (Bronze); Production Manager: Maya Allen-Gallegos; Designer: Lila Sanchez; Printer: Pacom

Reference Book
Citrus Production Manual — University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (Gold); Production Manager: Ann Senuta; Designer: Robin Walton; Printer: Friesens Corporation
California Master Gardner Handbook 2nd Edition — University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (Silver); Production Manager: Ann Senuta; Designer: Celeste Rusconi; Printer: Friesens Corporation
Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines — New World Library (Bronze); Production Manager: Tona Pearce Myers; Designer: Tracy Cunningham; Printer: Friesens Corporation

Short Stories/Poetry/Anthologies
Otherwise Fables — Prospect Park Books (Gold); Production Manager: Colleen Dunn Bates; Designers: Brad Norr, Amy Inouye (book layout); Printer: Cushing – Malloy
Iditarod: The First Ten Years — RLO Media (Silver); Production Manager: Richard Owsiany; Designer: Betty Watson; Printer: Hin Yip Printing

Gift /Holiday /Specialty Book
100 Not So Famous Views of L.A. — Prospect Park Books (Gold); Production Manager: Colleen Dunn Bates; Designers: Cover: Shiffman & Kohnke, Design and Layout: Amy Inouye, Future Studios; Printer: Oceanic Graphic Printing
Gustave Baumann and Friends — Museum of New Mexico Press (Silver); Production Manager: David Skolkin; Designer: David Skolkin; Printer: Friesens Corporation
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History — Insight Editions (Bronze); Production Manager: Anna Wan; Designer: Chrissy Kwasnik

Historical/Biographical Book
Fat Tire Flyer — VeloPress (Gold); Production Manager: Connie Oehring; Designers: Cover: Voltage, Ltc. Interior: Vicki Hopewell; Printer: Friesens Corporation
Chasing Dichos through Chimayo — University of New Mexico Press (Silver); Production Manager: Maya Allen-Gallegos; Designer: Lila Sanchez; Printer: Thomson-Shore
Family History in the Rio Abajo — Rio Grande Books (Bronze); Production Manager: Paul Rhetts; Designer: Paul Rhetts; Printer: Thomson-Shore

Jacket /Cover Design, Small Format
H20 — Sourcebooks (Gold); Production Managers: John Donnelly, Kelly; Designers: Nicole Komasinski & Torborg Davern; Printer: Worzalla
Why is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling? — Word Design and Publishing Services (Bronze); Production Manager: Mary Ann Casler; Designer: Mary Ann Casler; Printer: Regal Printing

Jacket /Cover Design, Large Format
Shepard Fairey Inc. – Artist | Professional | Vandal — Cameron + Company (Gold); Production Manager: Iain Morris; Designer: Iain Morris; Printer: Artron Color Printing
The New Net Zero: Leading-Edge Design and Construction of Homes and Buildings for a Renewable Energy Future — Chelsea Green (Silver); Production Manager: Patricia Stone; Designers: Cover: Evan Gaffney, Interior: Melissa Jacobson; Printer: RR Donnelley – Willard
Cartier in the 20th Century — Denver Art Museum (Bronze); Production Manager: Irene Convey; Designer: Celia Fuller; Printer: OGI

Special Edition
Game of Thrones: A Pop-Up Guide to Westeros — Insight Editions (Gold); Production Manager: Anna Wan; Designer: Michael Komarck
Iditarod: The First Ten Years — RLO Media (Bronze); Production Manager: Richard Owsiany; Designer: Betty Watson; Printer: Hing Yip Printing

E-Book, Fixed Layout
Protecting Our Tomorrows — Sourcebooks (Gold); Designers: Nicole Komasinski & Jillian Zulli

E-Book, Standard
The Journal Belongs to Ratchet — Sourcebooks (Gold); Production Managers: Tina Silva & Jessica Zulli; Designers: Jeanine Henderson & Brittany Vibbert

Book Apps
The Hope We Seek — Too Far Media (Gold)

See the 2015 PubWest Book Design Awards Categories.