ECPA Top Shelf Award


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 The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association presents the ECPA Top Shelf Award to promote and recognize outstanding book cover design in the Christian publishing industry.

Top Shelf covers were announced and celebrated at ECPA’s annual PUBu.

2014 Top Shelf Winners

The program focuses on the following DESIGN merits:

  • appropriateness for the market
  • level of conceptual thinking
  • quality of the execution

The program is managed by Faceout Studio with covers judged by three top designers in the industry. Meet the judges.

For more information on this award program, please click here.

faceout studio
Faceout Studio
 is a market leading design firm that services a broad range of national and international publishing clientele. The studio focuses on brand design, brand identity systems, book packaging, photography, film production and product development. Over the years their work has been recognized by Communication Arts, the AIGA, Print magazine, Eye magazine, STEP magazine, Graphis, CMYK, Graphic Design: USA and the national American Advertising Federation. Their work has also been published in various books, most recently from Rockport, Harper Collins, Springer and Barcelona-based Mao Mao publications. They have been invited to speak at various events hosted by the AIGA, AAUP, and the Shanghai Press and Publication Bureau as well as many northwest art schools. Past judging experiences have included the Independent Book Publishers Association, the American Association of University Presses and the Beauty of Books in China, sponsored by the Shanghai Press and Publication Administration.