Grade wins international typography award

The ISTD Awards are unique, as the only international design awards that specifically recognise typographic excellence. Peter at Grade Design has been awarded a 'Certificate of Excellence' for his design of The Ivington Diaries by Monty Don and published by Bloomsbury. This is Grade's third award from the ISTD having won twice previously in 2009.

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Other Grade News

With this year's Frankfurt Book Fair being held mid-October, we've been very busy creating numerous presentations for our publishing clients to take out with them. With designs being done for Carlton Books, Elephant, Hamlyn, Ivy, Quercus, Quid, Quintet and Thames & Hudson, the subjects have been varied and fascinating. Including titles on accordions, vintage watches, philosophy, DIY, luxury goods and punk rock.

Other major projects currently going through the studio or being close to completion are:

North York Moors Festival 2012 - Promotional marketing materials 

Iconic Interiors - Illustrated book for Thames & Hudson

'History of Fashion' illustrated book for Bloomsbury

'Mind, Body, Spirit' series design for Hamlyn

Spanish Ingredients by José Pizarro illustrated cookery book for Kyle Books

First Light Publishing - Corporate identity

Old to New - Illustrated architectural title for Paul Archer Design

The Art of Punk - Illustrated book for Elephant Books


And projects we have completed and delivered:

Arish: Palm leaf Architecture - Illustrated book for Thames & Hudson

Sarah Raven's Wild Flowers - Illustrated book for Bloomsbury

Striking the Right Note - Pitch process literature series for Clifford Chance

How we can Help - Literature series for the British Red Cross

Easy Family Suppers, Vegetarian, Low Fat, Desserts, Pasta - Cookery 'how-to' series design and production for Hamlyn