News Release

Press recognized for outstanding design

Beyond Literary Chinatown cover

Ipse Dixit cover

Danish Cookbooks cover

Arctic Spectacles cover

The Problem of the House cover

The University of Washington Press was honored with five design awards this season, including four from the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) 2008 Book and Journal Jacket Design Awards, amounting to the most wins in Press history. The 2008 AAUP Awards recognized the outstanding design of forty-four books, four of which were UW Press titles. The following were winners:

Scholarly Typographic

Beyond Literary Chinatown

by Jeffrey F. L. Partridge
Designer/Production Coordinator: Pamela Canell

Ipse Dixit: How the World Looks to a Federal Judge

by William L. Dwyer
Designer/Production Coordinator: Audrey Meyer

Trade Typographic

Danish Cookbooks: Domesticity and National Identity, 1616-1901

by Carol Gold
Designer/Production Coordinator: Ashley Saleeba

Trade Illustrated

Arctic Spectacles: The Frozen North in Visual Culture, 1818-1875

by Russell A. Potter
Designer/Production Coordinator: Ashley Saleeba

Additionally, BookBuilders West gave one award to the University of Washington Press for:

The Problem of the House: French Domestic Life and the Rise of Modern Architecture

by Alex T. Anderson
Designer/Production Coordinator: Ashley Saleeba


See related article in University Week.