2023 WINNERS - INTERIOR DESIGN
See below for the list of 2023 winners in the INTERIOR DESIGN category, for books with a copyright date of 2022.
Lost and Found: Assemblage Artists of Northern California
2023 Gold Winner
Authors: Esther Siegel and Spencer Brewer
Publisher: Esther Siegel and Spencer Brewer
Lost and Found is ‘visual jazz’; a delightful and thought-provoking tour through the world of assemblage art of eight northern California assemblage artists. Journey into this visual feast for the eyes as the artists and their unique sculptures harmoniously come together to deliver a wondrously ‘wow’ experience.
Minor Treasures: Diamond Gems from the Glory Days of Minnesota Baseball
2023 Silver Winner
Authors: Stew Thorney, Taylor Simons, and Dave Kaplan [Designer: John Toren]
Publisher: Nodin Press
Long before the Twins arrived, Minnesota was home to a rivalry between the Minneapolis Millers and St. Paul Saints; future immortals like Ted Williams and Willie Mays thrilled legions of local fans. This book brings that landscape back to life through a cornucopia of fascinating baseball tales and memorabilia.
Base Camp Reno: 101 Hikes from Sage to Snow
2023 Silver Winner
Authors: Christopher and Elizabeth Barile
Publisher: Imbrifex Books
Discover 10 stunning geographical regions around Reno with 101 great hikes. Explore snowy landscapes, sandy paths, sage-covered hillsides, wildflower meadows, and mountaintops—all within easy reach of the city. From short walks to all-day treks, find your perfect adventure any day of the year with Reno as your base camp.
2022 WINNERS - INTERIOR DESIGN
See below for the list of 2022 winners in the INTERIOR DESIGN category, for books with a copyright date of 2021.
California Indian Basketry: Ikons of the Florescence
2022 Gold Winner
Authors: Wayne A. Thompson, Eugene S. Meieran
Publisher: Sunbelt Publications, Inc.
This richly illustrated photographic overview captures the beauty and artistry of the remarkable world-class, Native American Indian baskets of California, circa 1895 to 1940, known as the Florescence or Flowering. It is a tribute to these artisans and includes biographical snapshots of weavers and portraits of their masterpiece California Indian baskets, which today exist in museums and private collections throughout the United States.
Fat Moons and Hunger Moons: The Turn of the Seasons for Northwoods Natives
2022 Silver Winner
Authors: Tamarack Song & Moses (Amik) Beaver
Publisher: Snow Wolf Publishing
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live entirely immersed in Nature — to gather your own food, travel by canoe, and live in community with your extended family? Here, in intimate detail, you receive a vibrant picture of drying berries in the sunshine, raising children to be wild and free, and gathering around the evening hearth to hear the Elders’ stories.Reading Fat Moons and Hunger Moons gives you the feeling of living in a traditional camp, as the author, Tamarack Song, has lived it himself. Having been a primitive skills instructor for the past thirty years, Tamarack has a knack for giving you the sense that you are the one out there, breathing in the rich scents of the forest.
Local Color: Long Beach Island's Photographic History Reimagined
2022 Silver Winner
Author: Leslee Ganss (color); Ray Fisk (words)
Publisher: Down the Shore Publishing
In this uniquely different look at an island’s past, meticulously hand-colored historic photographs are paired with fascinating descriptions. New life is breathed into moments, lives, stories, and lost landmarks in a book that blurs the lines between a gallery exhibition, a fine art coffee-table book, and a history.
2021 WINNERS - INTERIOR DESIGN
See below for the list of 2021 winners in the INTERIOR DESIGN category, for books with a copyright date of 2020. Click here to watch the Gold and Silver winner speeches.
Anonymous is a Woman: A Global Chronicle of Gender Inequality
2021 Gold Winner
Author: Nina Ansary
Publisher: Revela Press
Follow Anonymous Is a Woman on a 4,000-year journey to expose the roots and manifestations of systemic gender discrimination. The book’s biographical profiles of fifty forgotten female innovators—brought to life by international illustrator Petra Dufkova—shatter centuries of hidden social and cultural bias about women's capabilities and tell groundbreaking stories about their contributions to the global community.
The Heart of Penstemon Country: A Natural History of Penstemons in the Utah Region
2021 Silver Winner
Author: Mikel R. Stevens, Stephen L. Love, Tony McCammon (Shirley Machonis, designer)
Publisher: Farcountry Press - Sweetgrass Books
What do you get when three horticulturalists combine expertise and direct it towards a single plant genus?
In this case, a fascinating volume detailing the natural history of the stunning wildflowers we know as penstemons. More specifically, the 76 species of penstemons found in the mountains, deserts, and canyon lands of Utah--the probable center of origin for this complex array of intriguing plants. Penstemon truly is Utah's wildflower.
Wine and the White House: A History
2021 Silver Winner
Author: Frederick J. Ryan, Jr., designed by Pentagram
Publisher: White House Historical Association
Whether you’re a devotee of presidential history, a lover of wine, or both, Wine and the White House: A History is sure to prove informative and entertaining. The first book of its kind, it is a comprehensive journey through the history of White House hospitality that explores every president’s experience of wine. The fully illustrated pages also feature memorable presidential toasts, menus from historic White House gatherings, a catalog of vintages served, and spectacular new photography of the White House glassware collection.
2020 WINNERS - INTERIOR DESIGN
See below for the list of 2020 winners in the INTERIOR DESIGN category, for books with a copyright date of 2019.
Through a Sober Lens: A Photographer's Journey
2020 Gold Winner
Author: Michael Blanchard
Publisher: Genevieve Press
An inspiring blend of photography and writing that chronicles the author’s journey to sobriety and emergence into a new life of creativity and meaning.
Norton Buffalo: Band Brother
2020 Silver Winner
Author: Kim Smith Miller
Publisher: Turn Point Press
Norton Buffalo: Band Brother documents celebrated harmonica player Norton Buffalo. Author-photographer Kim Smith Miller brings Norton alive through her photographs and remembrances by other musicians.
The Wild Herd: A Vanishing American Treasure
2020 Silver Winner
Author: Deborah Kalas
Publisher: Val de Grace Books
Exquisite coffee-table book on wild horses documents family relationships photographed through the four seasons of the year.
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