2016 British Book Design and Production Awards finalists announced

The BPIF, Oxford Brookes University and The Publishers Association have just announced the shortlist for the British Book Design and Production Awards 2016. The awards promote and acknowledge innovative book design and expert craftsmanship. Titles on the shortlist include iRobot from the Carlton Publishing Group, Lolita from the Folio Society and Malaysia, published by Orion Publishing. You can view the full shortlist here.

To decide on the shortlist – a panel of 5 judges, selected from the areas of design, publishing, production and retail gathered for two days at Oxford Brookes University, where they went through a gruelling selection process. From a staggering 575 high quality entries, 82 books rose to the top to make it on to the 2016 shortlist.

The winners of each category will be announced on Thursday 10 November at a stunning ceremony at the prestigious Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge, London. To book early-bird tickets, please visit www.britishbookawards.org



Book Awards Call for Entries – deadline 15 July

The 2016 British Book Design and Production Awards have extended their deadline for entries until the 15th July. That gives you a total of 10 days to get your entries in!

The awards celebrate the best books of 2016 . These include everything from photographic books, art and architecture monographs, to scholarly, academic and reference books. As one of the most prestigious and popular literary events of the year, this is definitely one to get involved in.

The judges will be looking for exceptional design, free of typographical errors, with particular emphasis given to excellent layout and standards of typography.

All books published from 1 July 2015 until 30 June 2016 are eligible for entry in this year’s awards and the deadline for entries has just been extended to Friday 15 July 2016.

The Awards will be presented on Thursday 10 November 2016 at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel, Knightsbridge,  London and we hope to see lots of you there. It’s bound to be a memorable night for celebrating the best of British book design and production.


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