PANZ Book Design Awards 2022 Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2022 Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ) Book Design Awards have been announced.

Finalists were announced in 10 categories including:

Best Illustrated Book

  • Bill Hammond: Across the Evening Sky (Peter Vangioni with Tony de Lautour, Rachael King, Nic Low, Paul Scofield and Ariana Tikao, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū), designed by Aaron Beehre
  • Conversātiō — In the company of bees (Anne Noble with Zara Stanhope & Anna Brown, Massey University Press), cover designed by Anna Brown & Matt Law, interior designed by Anna Brown
  • He Ringatoi O Ngā Tupuna (Hilary & John Mitchell, Potton & Burton), designed by Floor van Lierop, This is Them
  • Shifting Grounds: Deep Stories of Tāmaki Makaurau (Lucy Mackintosh, Bridget Williams Books), cover designed by Keely O’Shannessy, interior designed by Keely O’Shannessy & Katrina Duncan

Best Children’s Book

  • Atua: Maori gods and heroes (Gavin Bishop, PRH NZ), designed by Vida & Luke Kelly, Vida & Luke Kelly Design
  • Koro (Gavin Bishop, Gecko Press), designed by Vida Kelly, Vida & Luke Kelly Design
  • Muki and pickles (Ross Murray, Beatnik), designed by Ross Murray
  • My cat can see ghosts (Emily Joe, Beatnik), designed by Emily Joe
  • The little woman’s coat (Joy Cowley, Gecko Press), designed by Vida Kelly, Vida & Luke Kelly Design

best cookbook

  • Homecooked: Seasonal recipes for every day (Lucy Corry, PRH NZ), cover designed by Cat Taylor with original cover by Evie Kemp, interior designed by Cat Taylor
  • Saffron swirls and cardamom dust (Ashia Ismael-Singer, Bateman Books), designed by Floor van Lierop, This is Them
  • just food (Eleanor Ozich, PRH NZ), designed by Katrina Duncan

Best Adult Business Book

  • Homegrown Happiness: A Kiwi Guide to Suburban Living (Elien Lewis), designed by Floor van Lierop, it’s them
  • How to survive the modern world (Alain de Botton/The School of Life, The School of Life), designed by Katie Kerr, Studio Katie Kerr
  • Kurangaituku (Whiti Hereaka, HUIA Publishers), designed by Te Kani Price & Camilla Lau
  • NUKU: Stories of 100 Indigenous Women (Qiane Matata-Sipu, QIANE+co), designed by Linda Va’aelua, Fifty5 Creative, creative director Qiane Matata-Sipu, Quiane + co
  • Times like these (Michelle Langstone, A&U), designed by Megan van Staden

Better coverage

  • Conversātiō — In the company of bees (Anne Noble with Zara Stanhope & Anna Brown, Massey University Press), cover designed by Anna Brown & Matt Law, interior designed by Anna Brown
  • Kelcy Taratoa: Who Am I Episode 001 (Warren Feeney, translation Te Reo by Heni Jacob, Quentin Wilson Publishing), cover designed by Alan Deare, Area Design, interior designed by Alan Deare & Dave McDonald, Area Design
  • Kurangaituku (Whiti Hereaka, HUIA Publishers), designed by Te Kani Price & Camilla Lau
  • The mirror book (Charlotte Grimshaw, PRH NZ), designed by Katrina Duncan
  • Rangikura (Tayi Tibble, Te Herenga Waka University Press), designed by Xoë Hall

Emerging designer

  • Christine Lin
  • Te Kani Award.

Winners in all categories, including the overall Gerard Reid Best Book Award, which last year went to Nature – Calm (Jane Ussher, Te Papa Press, designed by Arch MacDonnell, Alistair McCready, Dean Foster and Jane MacDonnell, Inhouse Design), will be announced on September 22 in Auckland.

For more information and to see the finalists in all categories, visit the awards website.

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