2018 PANZ Book Design Awards: three CUP books shortlisted

Canterbury University Press (CUP) is delighted to share the news that three of its 2017 titles have been shortlisted in the PANZ 2018 Book Design Awards, one of them in three categories.

The books are:

New China Eyewitness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the art of museum diplomacy (Categories: Best Illustrated Book, Best Cover and Best Typography): Designer: Aaron Beehre

Blood Ties: New and selected poems 1963-2016 (Category: Best Non-Illustrated Book). Designers: Aaron Beehre and Gemma Banks

The Long Dream of Waking: New perspectives on Len Lye (Category: Best Cover). Designer: Alice Bonifant

The designers we work with go above and beyond to help us create books as beautiful objects, and we’d like to thank all of them. We congratulate Aaron, Gemma and Alice and wish them all the best in the Awards Finals on 26 July.

Note – on the PANZ site you can ‘look inside’ the books by clicking on the cover. Alternatively, come into UBS on campus to look at, and get a feel for, the real deal.