Antalis unveils winners of 2018 Review awards

Antalis has announced its winners for The Review 2018 Design & Print Awards.

Antalis has announced its winners for The Review 2018 Design & Print Awards at a lavish circus-themed ceremony held last night (Tuesday 18th September) in London.

Now in its 27th year, The Review is designed to celebrate those who have created exceptional print work using Antalis media, with the awards attracting some of the most talented designers and printers in the industry each year. A record-breaking 492 entries were received this year, with a panel of four industry experts going on to choose the crowning champions of 12 specialist categories in the design and print fields.

The absolute Best in Design was awarded to ‘Begg & Co Lookbooks’ by Studio Small, a catalogue printed by PUSH London on Olin Rough High White for both the cover and text stock. For Best in Print, ‘Carpathia’ by Opal Print (Bath) Ltd was crowned the standout entry. Designed by The English Group, the brochure used Conqueror Connoisseur Soft White for the cover stock and Edixion Offset for the text stock.

In addition to receiving a special award at this year’s ceremony at Circus London – an opulent mirrored cocktail club famed for combining classic circus cabaret and haute cuisine – all winners will appear in the highly-coveted The Review book.

Ian Webb, Marketing Director at Antalis, comments: “The Review awards aim to bring together key players in the design and print communities, in order to showcase innovative work and share best practise in a collaborative and celebratory environment. Underpinning the awards ceremony – which this year, I have to say, really was a showstopper – is the central ethos that there is exceptional work being done in design at print, by some remarkably talented people. We hope that by recognising some of these stand-out projects and sharing this work with the wider industry it will serve as inspiration for the current and upcoming generations of designers and printers alike.

“We were thrilled to have yet another record-breaking year of entries and entrants who were inspired to ‘Step Right Up’ (our theme this year); many of whom truly demonstrated the payback of raising the bar in their creative concepts and creating something of a breath-taking quality. We would like to thank all of the designers and print customers that entered this year and congratulate each of them on their achievement and contribution to the industry.”

All entries received were judged by an independent panel of experts from the world of design and graphic arts. The judging panel this year included: Gary Bird, managing director of Gavin Martin Colournet; Michael Place, creative director of design studio Build; Alison Kaye, managing director of CPI UK; and Daniel Reed, owner of independent type platform DR-Foundry.

And the winners of The Review 2018 are…..

Overall Design Winner of the Antalis Review Awards 2018
Winner – Studio Small
Title: Begg & Co Lookbooks
Printer: PUSH London
Cover Stock: Olin Rough High White
Text Stock: Olin Rough High White

Overall Print Winner of the Antalis Review Awards 2018
Winner – Opal Print (Bath) Ltd
Title: Carpathia
Design: The English Group
Cover Stock: Conqueror Connoisseur Soft White
Text Stock: Edixion Offset

Design – Catalogues/Books

Winner – StudioSmall
Title: Begg & Co Lookbooks
Design: StudioSmall
Printer: PUSH London
Cover Stock: Olin Rough High White
Text Stock: Olin Rough High White

Design – Reports: Annual/Interim

Winner – Socio Design
Title: Capital Quarterly Reports 2018
Design: Socio Design
Printer: Identity Print
Text Stock: Popset Brilliant White
Other Stock: Popset Fawn

Design – DM/Stationary/Cards

Winner – Studio Small
Title: Gail’s Bakery
Design: Studio Small
Printer: Gavin Martin Colournet
Cover Stock: Cyclus Offset

Design – Brochures

Winner – City Edition Studio
Title: Indifferent Cresses
Design: City Edition Studio
Printer: Taylor Brothers (Bristol) Ltd
Text Stock: Cyclus Offset

Design – Magazine

Winner – B.A.M.
Title: Christie’s Magazines – 4 editions
Design: B.A.M
Printer: Park Communications and Geoff Neal Group
Text Stock: Novatech Matt
Other Stock: Edixion Offset

Design – Retail: Luxury Packaging & POS

Winner – Gunter Piekarski
Title: Lush by the Hand & Flowers Launch Pack
Design: Gunter Piekarski
Printer: FE Burman and Screaming Colour
Cover Stock: Curious Skin Dark Blue
Text Stock: Mohawk Superfine Eggshell Ultra White and Popset Poppy

Print – Brochures

Winner – Opal Print (Bath) Ltd
Title: Carpathia
Design: The English Group
Printer: Opal Print (Bath) Ltd
Cover Stock: Conqueror Connoisseur Soft White
Text Stock: Edixion Offset

Print – Reports: Annual/Interim

Winner – Absolute Group
Title: Ted Baker Report & Accounts 2018
Design: Ted Baker In-House
Printer: Absolute Group
Cover Stock: Cloth Lined Board
Text Stock: Cyclus Offset

Print – Magazines

Winner – PUSH London
Title: Permanent Style
Design: Egelnick Associates
Printer: PUSH London
Cover Stock: Edixion Offset
Text Stock: Edixion Offset

Print – DM/Stationary/Cards

Winner – RNG Creative Impressions
Title: L’Artisan Parfumeur
Design: L’Artisan Parfumeur
Printer: RNG Creative Impressions
Text Stock: Rives Tradition Natural White

Print – Catalogues/Books

Winner – Boss Print Ltd
Title: Cartographic Colour
Design: Hat-Trick
Printer: Boss Print Ltd
Cover Stock: Greyboard
Text Stock: Novatech Gloss
Other Stock: Popset Grey/ Curious Translucent

Print – Retail: Luxury Packaging & POS

Winner – FE Burman
Title: Everyone the Same, Everyone Different
Design: The Yarza Twins
Printer: FE Burman
Cover Stock: Curious Matter Goya White

The Review awards recognises those who have created exceptional print work using Antalis media.