|This is old news, from back in the days before we had a Blog. For recent posts please go to:
We are pleased to announce the publication of three new books: 5Go, The Washing Line Book and Tales to Change the World. Tales to Change the World is the first of three collaborations with Jack Zipes. The book is illustrated by Robert Mason. We are great admirers of Jack and Robert's work and consider it an honour to be working with them.
|STUDENT BOOK OF THE YEAR
The second collaboration betwen The Caseroom Press and students at the Lincoln School of Art & Design walked away with the top prize in the Student Book of the Year catagory in the British Book Design and Production Awards.
BRONZE, BRONZE, BRONZE
The Caseroom Press also received Bronzes in the publication and Typography sections of the Cream Awards. The Ghost in the Fog picked up two Gongs and The Case magazine picked up one.
|Analogue Books, Edinburgh, are stocking two of our titles: The Ghost in the Fog and The Case magazine. We are particularly delighted to see that The Case has come home, as we originally published it with students at the Edinburgh College of Art. See how much we've changed here...|
|The Ministry of Books. Three publications by Philippa Wood have been purchased by the University of Portsmouth. The Ministry is a research initiative which aims to support, promote and encourage the production of Artists’ Books.|
|Letterpress: A Celebration. We will be exhibiting at the St. Bride Printing Library on November 7th. Speakers include: Phil Abel, Claire Bolton, Alex Cooper & Rose Gridneff, Alan Kitching & Celia Stothard, Alan May, Harry McIntosh, John Randle and Patrick Walker
|By Leaves We Live 2008
The Caseroom Press are delighted to announce that we have again been invited to exhibit at the one day celebration of artists' books and small presses at the Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh (September 2008). Two new books by Philippa Wood (The Collection and His and Hers) will be on sale for the first time.
|The Last and The Ghost in the Fog have both been bought for the Oxford Brookes University and University of Brighton library collections. The Last has also been purchased for the Boise State University.|
|Cream Awards 2008
The Ghost in the Fog and The Case Magazine have been nominated for this year's Cream Awards. The Case is in the Publication (design) category and The Ghost in the fog is in both the Publication (design) and Typography (craft) categories. This is the second year running we have recieved nominations
|Roses Awards 2008
The Ghost in the Fog has also been nominated for a Roses Award (publications).
|British Book Design and Production Awards 2008
Rown'd Arh-End has been shortlisted for a British Book Design and Production Award. This is the second year running that our collaboration with students at the Lincoln School of Art & Design has been nominated for the awards.
|FlatPack|PlaskaPaczka has been purchased for the Tate Gallery as part of its Library Archive.|
|Feathers & Lime is now a part of the Klingspor-Museum Offenbach archive. The Klingspor is a museum for Modern International Art, Typography and Calligraphy. It has been selected as an example of the application of type designs by Jeremy Tankard. We are proud to be associated with both the Museum and with Jeremy's work.|
FlatPack|PlaskaPaczka has been exhibited at Evolution House (Edinburgh College of Art, April 2007) and is currently on show at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, Poland (June 2008). Pages from The Ghost in the Fog: XXV The Corrections are also in the exhibition, which features work by Gordon Brennan, John Brown, Barrie Tullett and Mike Docherty.
|Book Art Bookshop
The BookArtBookShop in Pitfield Street, London, has agreed to stock our publications. They feature the creations of some of Britain's best-known artist presses and publishers of artists' books, as well as those from abroad. The shop is a centre and a service for individual & institutional collectors, artists, publishers and the aesthetically and bibliographically curious.
|By Leaves We Live
The Caseroom Press were invited to exhibit at a one day celebration of artists' books and small presses at the Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh (October 2007). Barrie Tullett gave a talk entitled 'Giving the Poem a Voice' which explored the relationship between poetry and the page.
Cream Awards 2007
FlatPack|PlaskaPaczka won gold for best use of typography in the annual Cream Awards. these awards aim to recognise and celebrate the great work coming out of the English regions.
British Book Design & Publication Awards 2007
Three of our books were shortlisted for the prestigious British Book Design & Publication Awards - These Awards promote and acknowledge the excellence of the British book design and production industry.
Previous winners range from Fine Art Publishers such as Fleece Press, to high profile publishing houses such as AVA Publishing, Thames & Hudson, Penguin Books and Simon & Schuster.
We were delighted to be nominated and even more so to be in such esteemed company. Our nominations were as follows.
FlatPack|PlaskaPaczka - shortlisted for Limited Edition and Fine Binding.
07:Hope, Detail, Control… - shortlisted for Best Student Book.
Feathers & Lime - shortlisted for Literature category.
‘Finding this kind of innovation in the UK is rare’
Stuart Kelly: Literary Editor, Scotland On Sunday
‘Caseroom Press books are almost art objects’
Ian McMillan: The Times
‘Everything I get from The Caseroom Press is meticulously crafted, detailed
and cared for. I have a special shelf for special things and that’s where
their publications go’
Michael Johnson: johnson banks
‘Conceived by Gordon Brennan and graphic designer Barrie Tullett,
this book of art and words makes the book an object to be played with.’
MAP /Issue 10/Summer 2007Details of The Cream Awards can be found here.
Details of The British Book Design and Production Awards
can be found here.
The Times recently ran an article about independent publishers The Caseroom Press were one of the five imprints Ian McMillan mentioned. Click here for the full article.
Feathers and Lime was reviewed in
The Scotsman and posted on The Serif.
All Points North and FlatPack/PlaskaPaczka were
included in the 'books received' pages of Eye
Magazine issue 63 and 67.
FlatPack/PlaskaPaczka has been bought by
Winchester School of Art for its Artists' Book
Archive and The University of Northampton for its
Special Collection of Artists' Books. It has also been
reviewed in Map Magazine.