The New Sylva wins design award

The New Sylva

The New Sylva

The New Sylva has won an award for design from the International Society of Typographic Designers.

The Premier Award for books was collected by Peter Dawson, Creative Director of Grade Design at a ceremony in Bexhill-on-Sea, at the De La Warr Pavillion.

Title The New Sylva
Studio Grade Design
Art direction Peter Dawson
Designers Peter Dawson, Louise Evans

Peter Dawson said: “I’m absolutely delighted that our design and craft for The New Sylva title has been recognised with a Premier Award by the International Society of Typographic Designers Awards 2014. It’s a huge coup for me personally and for the studio, as it’s such a prestigious award and one that is judged to the very highest of standards.”

The award results have posted on the ISTD website

Win a signed copy of The New Sylva

love trees love wood

love trees love wood campaign by The Sylva Foundation

Love Trees Love Wood is a campaign celebrating our relationship with trees and wood, run by the Sylva Foundation. To kickstart the campaign the Sylva Foundation are giving away a signed copy of The New Sylva on the campaign’s Facebook page – see below to enter (competition open until end August).

Digital sampler of The New Sylva


To mark the publication of The New Sylva, Bloomsbury Publishing have released a digital sampler of the book.

digital sampler of The New Sylva

digital sampler of The New Sylva

Unwrapping the first copy of The New Sylva


Author Gabriel Hemery has made a short film of the moment that he unwraps the first bound copy of The New Sylva (read more here). It offers a first glimpse inside the book for our future readers.

Goodreads Book Giveaway


Goodreads Book Giveaway

The New Sylva on Goodreads

The New Sylva on Goodreads

One advance copy of The New Sylva is available for one lucky winner on Goodreads. The copy will be signed by both authors, and will be dispatched one week before the official publication date on April 10th.

The New Sylva

by Gabriel Hemery and Sarah Simblet

Giveaway ends April 02, 2014.

See the giveaway details at Goodreads.

Enter to win

Good luck!