Ania Nałęcka-Milach – born in 1977, book designer and photo editor (alias Tapir Book Design since 2009). 
Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice – Printmaking and Graphic Design – in 2002
G7 Agency, Warsaw – Art Director – 2003–2007
MullenLowe Warsaw – Senior Art Director and Head of Design – 2007–2009
Sputnik Photos – 2006–2019
Awards:
Grand Press Photo 2024 – Photo Book of the Year 2023 – winner – Bartek Warzecha “Rust”, Galeria im. Sleńdzińskich, 2023
Les Rencontres de la Photographie Book Award 2022 – The Author Book Award – winner – Rafał Milach “Strike”, Jednostka Gallery
Grand Press Photo 2022 – Photo Book of the Year 2021 – winner – Rafał Milach “Strike”, Jednostka Gallery
Photographic Publication of the Year 2022, Fotofestiwal Łódź, Poland – honory mention – Rafał Milach “Strike”, Jednostka Gallery
Best Photography Book Award in the 76th annual Pictures of the Year International, 2018 – 3rd place – Kacper Kowalski “OVER”, self-published

Best Photography Book Award in the 71st annual Pictures of the Year International, 2013 – winner – Adam Pańczuk “Karczeby”, self-published
Photographic Publication of the Year 2013, Fotofestiwal Łódź, Poland – first prize winner – Sputnik Photos “Distant Place”, Copernicus Science Centre
ART BOOKS WANTED International Award 2013, Praga, Czech Republic – best artistic catalog– honory mention – Sputnik Photos “Distant Place”, Copernicus Science Centre
Best Photography Book Award in the 70th annual Pictures of the Year International, 2012 – winner – Rafał Milach “7 Rooms”, Kehrer Verlag
Month of photography in Bratislava 2012 – Best Contemporary Photo Book in Eastern and Central Europe – winner – Rafał Milach “7 Rooms”, Kehrer Verlag
Photomonth in Bratislava 2012  – The best contemporary photobooks of Central Eastern Europe 2012 – honory mention– Sputnik Photos “Distant Place”, Copernicus Science Centre
Photography Book Now 2010  – Documentary Book category – winner – Rafał Milach “In The Car With R”, Czytelnia Sztuki
Nominations:
64. Konkurs PTWK Najpiękniejsze Książki Roku 2023 / The Most Beautiful Books of 2023, 64th Competition of the Polish Association of Book Publishers – honorary mention – Anna Duńczyk-Szulc and Agnieszka Kajczyk "Anthology of Glances. The Warsaw Ghetto: Photographs And Films", Museum of Warsaw and The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, 2023
Les Rencontres de la photographie Book Award 2022 – Author Book – Kacper Kowalski “Arche”, self-published
Les Rencontres de la photographie Book Award 2021 – Photo-Text Book – Dyba & Adam Lach “How to Rejuvenate an Eagle”, self-published
Les Rencontres de la photographie Book Award 2021 – Photo-Text Book – Olga Bushkova “How I Tried to Convince my Husband to Have Children”, Witty Books
Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2020 – Book of The Year shortlist – Dyba & Adam Lach “How to Rejuvenate an Eagle”, self-published
Kassel Dummy Award 2020 – shortlist – Krzysztof Światły “Paradise Rivers Are Drying up n Earth”
Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2019 – Book of The Year shortlist – Libuše Jarcovjáková “EVOKATIV”, untitled
PHotoEspaña 2019 – shortlist –  Martin Toft “Te Ahi Kã - The Fires of Occupation”, Dewi Lewis
PHotoEspaña 2019 – shortlist – “Augustis 2.0”, Association for Cultural Education WIDOK
59. Konkurs PTWK Najpiękniejsze Książki Roku 2018 / The Most Beautiful Books of 2018, 59th Competition of the Polish Association of Book Publishers – honorary mention – edited by Agnieszka Kajczyk "Nalewki: Stories From a Non-Existent Street", The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, 2018
59. Konkurs PTWK Najpiękniejsze Książki Roku 2018 / The Most Beautiful Books of 2018, 59th Competition of the Polish Association of Book Publishers – honorary mention – Wojciech Grzędziński "Chopin’s Piano", The Fryderyk Chopin Institute, 2018
Kassel Dummy Award 2018 – shortlist – Martin Toft “Te Ahi Kã - The Fires of Occupation”
Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2016 – First Book shortlist – Amy Elkins “Black is The Day, Black is The Night”, self-published
Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2014 – Book of The Year shortlist – Rafał Milach “The Winners”, GOST Books
Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2013 – First Book shortlist – Adam Pańczuk “Karczeby”, self-published
PHotoEspaña 2013 – shortlist – Sputnik Photos “Distant Place”, Copernicus Science Centre
Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2012 – First Book shortlist – Rafał Milach “7 Rooms”, Kehrer Verlag
Best Photography Book Award in the 70th annual Pictures of the Year International, 2012 – best Photography Book shortlist – Rafał Milach “In The Car With R”, Czytelnia Sztuki
Collections:
Yulia Krivich Presentiment – Collection of MFAH the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Kacper Kowalski OVER – Collection of MFAH the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Tomek Tyndyk Teatr – Collection of MFAH the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Nalewki: Stories From a Non-Existent Street edited by Agnieszka Kajczyk – Collection of MFAH the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
All books in years:
2024
T-CLUB by Libuše Jarcovjáková, published by Untitled, 2024
HAPAX MAGAZINE No. 5, published by HAPAX, 2024
2023
PERSONAL BELONGINGS 1. FATHER by Tomek Tyndyk, published by Ośrodek Postaw Twórczych Zamek, partner: BWA Wrocław Galerie Sztuki Współczesnej, 2023
GOOD BYE, MOTHERLAND by Andrei Liankevich, dummy, 2023
PRO-CHOICE NEWSPAPER #9 by Archive of Public Protests, published by Archive of Public Protests, 2023
ANTHOLOGY OF GLANCES. THE WARSAW GHETTO: PHOTOGRAPHS AND FILMS by Anna Duńczyk-Szulc and Agnieszka Kajczyk, published by Museum of Warsaw and The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, 2023
HAPAX MAGAZINE No. 4, published by HAPAX, 2023
Ukrainian STRIKE NEWSPAPER #8 by Archive of Public Protests, published by Archive of Public Protests, 2023
RUST by Bartek Warzecha, published by Galeria im. Sleńdzińskich, 2023
Borderlands by Christian Herrmann, published by Lukas Verlag, 2023
LEARNING HOW TO SPEAK BEAR by Kristine Nyborg, published by Yoffy Press, 2023
2022
UKRAINIAN STRIKE NEWSPAPER #7 by Archive of Public Protests, published by Archive of Public Protests, 2022
NOT TO BRAG, BUT I AM FROM GAMVIK by Michał Siarek, published by Gamvik Museum Kulturdugnad Gamvik 2022 – co-designed with Bogna Michalik
HAPAX MAGAZINE No. 2, published by HAPAX, 2022
HAPAX MAGAZINE No. 3, published by HAPAX, 2022
UATLAS, published by Rafał Milach, 2022
2021
Women STRIKE NEWSPAPER #2 by Archive of Public Protests, published by Archive of Public Protests, 2021
LETTER TO A BOY WITH A FLASHLIGHT by Grzegorz Dembiński, published by Grzegorz Dembiński & PIX.HOUSE, 2021
CLIMATE STRIKE NEWSPAPER #3 by Archive of Public Protests, published by Greenpeace Polska, 2021
MAGNUM2020 by Magnum Photos, published by Magnum Photos, 2021
PERFORMANCES by Bartek Warzecha, published by Instytut Teatralny im. Zbigniewa Raszewskiego / Warszawa, 2021
Belarusian strike NEWSPAPER #6 by Archive of Public Protests, published by Archive of Public Protests, 2021
I AM WARNING YOU by Rafał Milach – DEATH STRIP + I AM WARNING YOU + #13767 + Collected Essays, published by GOST, 2021– co-designed
ARCHÉ by Kacper Kowalski, published by Kacper Kowalski FABRYKA, 2021
STRIKE by Rafał Milach, published by Jednostka, 2021 – co-designed
the men who would be king by Jon Tonks and Christopher Lord, published by Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2021
NA4JOPM8 by Igor Chekachkov, published by _ist Publishing, 2021
HAPAX MAGAZINE No. 1, published by HAPAX, 2021
2020
SUICIDAL BIRDS by Sebastian Rogowski, self-published, 2020
HOW I TRIED TO CONVINCE MY HUSBAND TO HAVE CHILDREN by Olga Bushkova, published by Witty Books, 2020 – co-designed
HOW TO REJUVENATE AN EAGLE by Dyba & Adam Lach, self-published, 2020
Women STRIKE NEWSPAPER #1 by Archive of Public Protests, published by Archive of Public Protests, 2020
daisy Rivers by Oksana Yushko and Arthur Bondar, dummy 2020
Paradise rivers are drying up on earth by Krzysztof Światły, dummy 2020
2019
BENNY PROFANE by Ken Grant, published by RRB Photobooks in partnership with James Hyman Gallery, 2019
SWEAT by Reiner Riedler, published by Reflektor, 2019
EVOKATIV by Libuše Jarcovjáková, published by Untitled, 2019
WHEN WE LIE DOWN, GRASSES GROW FROM US by Karolina Gembara, published by GOST, 2019
NO 7 SPMP 2017/2018 published by Sputnik Photos, 2019
2018
TEATR by Tomek Tyndyk, published by Instytut Teatralny im. Zbigniewa Raszewskiego, 2018
AUGUSTIS 2.0, published by Association for Cultural Education WIDOK, 2018
TE AHI KA, THE FIRES OF OCCUPATION by Martin Toft / Pouma Pokai-Whenua, published by Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2018
NEARLY EVERY ROSE ON THE BARRIERS IN FRONT OF THE PARLIAMENT by Rafał Milach, published by Jednostka, 2018 – co-designed
NALEWKI: STORIES FROM A NON-EXISTENT STREET edited by Agnieszka Kajczyk, published by The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, 2018
KOCHETOV by Victor & Sergey Kochetov, published by MOKSOP, 2018
CHOPIN’S PIANO by Wojciech Grzędziński, published by The Fryderyk Chopin Institute, 2018
NO 6 SPMP 2016/2017 published by Sputnik Photos, 2018
in fading light by Christian Herrmann, published by Lukas Verlag, 2018
2017
OVER by Kacper Kowalski, published by Kacper Kowalski FABRYKA, 2017
NO 5 / SPMP 2015/2016 published by Sputnik Photos, 2017
2016
BLACK IS THE DAY, BLACK IS THE NIGHT by Amy Elkins, self-published, 2016 – co-designed
LOST TERRITORIES WORDBOOK (LTA 1) / [NIEKOMPLETNY] SPIS RZECZY (LTA 1) by VA + Sputnik Photos, published by Sputnik Photos 2016
11:41 by Michał Łuczak & Filip Springer, published by Filip Springer - fotografia, reportaż, 2016
FRUIT GARDEN (LTA 3) by Sputnik Photos, published by Sputnik Photos, 2016
THE FIRST MARCH OF GENTLEMEN by Rafał Milach, published by GOST, 2017 – co-designed
LOOKING INTO THE PRE-GOD’S EYES by Andrei Liankevich, self-published, 2016
NO 4 SPMP 2014/2015 published by Sputnik Photos, 2016
treasure island by Aleksandra Kuboś, dummy 2016
ergo sum by Valerio Polici, dummy 2016
2015
PRESENTIMENT by Yulia Krivich, published by Foundation for Visual Arts , 2015
PKiN by Jacek Fota, published by Fundacja Centrum Architektury, 2015
STORIES AND FACES OF ENTREPRENEURS OF THE SOUTH CAUCASUS, Photography by Mila Teshaieva, Texts by Anna Davtyan, Gunel Xezel, Tristam Barrett, Anna Kordzaia-Samadashvili
THIS IS WHERE THE END OF CITIES BEGINS by Agnieszka Rayss, published by Sputnik Photos, 2015
NO 3 / SPMP 2013/2014 published by Sputnik Photos, 2015
2014
FIBRO DREAMS by Glenn Sloggett, self-published, 2014
PSOPLAAINND by Sputnik Photos & NOPHOTO, published by Polish Institute Madrid, Sputnik Photos, Nophoto, 2014 – co-designed
THE WINNERS by Rafał Milach, published by GOST, 2014 – co-designed
DIE MAUER IST WEG! by Mark Power, published by Globtik Books, 2014
ANDEL’S ART BOOK published by andel’s Łódź Sp. z o. o.
ALLES IS GUT by Wojciech Kostrzewa, published by Muzeum w Gliwicach, 2014 – co-designed
NO 2 SPMP 2012/2013 published by Sputnik Photos, 2014
BOIKO by Jan Brykczyński, published by Jan Brykczyński 2014
some things are quieter than others by Jacek Fota, self-published 2014
2013
SWELL by Mateusz Sarełło, published by Instytut Kultury Wizualnej, 2013 & 2014
KARCZEBY by Adam Pańczuk, self-published, 2013
THE IRREVERSIBLE by Agnieszka & Maciek Nabrdalik, published by Exit Zero Publishing, 2013
THE IRREVERSIBLE – EDUCATIONAL EDITION by Agnieszka & Maciek Nabrdalik, published by National Centre for Culture, 2013
PRZYMIERZALNIE by Karolina Gembara, published by Towarzystwo Inicjatyw Twórczych „ę”, 2013
PROMISING WATERS by Mila Teshaieva, published by Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, 2013
BY NOW Contemporary Photography from Belarus, published by: Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, 2013
TUTAJ DRZWI TRZEBA OTWIERAĆ POWOLI. 10 REPORTAŻY by Stowarzyszenie Szkoła Liderów published by Stowarzyszenie Szkoła Liderów, 2013
ID by Academy of Photography 2012/2013, Photojournalism and Photodocumentary Workshops, published by Instytut Kultury Wizualnej, 2013
12 FACES by Filip Ćwik, self-published, 2013
BLACK SEA OF CONCRETE by Rafał Milach, self-published, 2013
2012
IN THE CAR WITH R by Rafał Milach,  published by Czytelnia Sztuki, Museum of Gliwice, 2012 – co-designed
DISTANT PLACE by Sputnik Photos, published by Copernicus Science Center, 2012
NATH by Robby Cyron, published by Rc, 2012
BRUTAL by Michał Łuczak, published by Michał Łuczak, 2012 – co-designed
STAND BY by Sputnik Photos, published by Sputnik Photos, 2012
NO 1 / SPMP published by Sputnik Photos, 2012
ja nie zabiłem by Dominika Gęsicka, published by Towarzystwo Inicjatyw Twórczych „ę”, 2012
2011
7 ROOMS, Rafał Milach, published by Kehrer Verlag, Treemedia, 2011 and second edition by Kehrer Verlag (2013)
ROUGH CUT by Akademia Fotografii 2010/2011, published by Instytut Kultury Wizualnej, 2011
ZOFIA CHOMĘTOWSKA: POLESIE. PHOTOGRAPHS FROM 1925-1939, published by Foundation „Archeologia Fotografii”, 2011 
One, two, buckle my shoe… by Sputnik Photos, published by Sputnik Photos, 2011
2010
AUGUSTIS published by Association for Cultural Education WIDOK, 2010
AMERICAN DREAM by Agnieszka Rayss, published by Foundation „Photography Institute Pro Fotografia”, 2010
U by Sputnik Photos, published by Sputnik Photos, 2010
2008
AT THE BORDER by Sputnik Photos, published by Sputnik Photos, 2008
2003
THE LOVE BOOK. THE BEST OF MY DREAMS by Sławomir Rumiak, published by Frodo, 2003
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