The Body Language Series won the books category and was selected as the overall winner. The judges praised its “outstanding” typography and good choice of colours. The booklets were designed by Valle Walkley and printed by Push on 120gsm Olin Regular in natural white.

Push also printed the winning entries in the brochures (product) and brochures (corporate) categories, both designed by Made Thought.

Other category winners were:

Geordie Dave, designer of the winning direct mail entry, which was printed by Team Impression.

The stationery award went to designer AV Brown with printing by Belfast Print Workshop.

Brochures (services) was won by Alphabetical and printed by Identity Press.

The winning designer of annual or interim reports was Radford Wallis, with printing by Gavin Martin.

Five Foot Six won magazines and catalogues category, printed by Empress Litho;

Best in digital print was designed by Magpie Studio and printed by Gavin Martin.

The recycled paper category was designed by Radford Wallis and printed by Gavin Martin;

Finally, the winning creative paper award was designed by The Designers Republic and printed by Evolution Print.

Around 150 guests attended the awards ceremony, held at London’s iconic Abbey Road studios.

It capped off a busy period for Antalis. The merchanting group announced earlier this week that it would acquire Xerox’s €300m (£256m) turnover office paper and digital print media business, and also recently sealed an exclusive distribution deal with display graphics substrate specialist Drytac.