Shortlisted Books

A Handbook for my Lover

Designed by
Andy Warren
Category
Young Designer of the Year
Year
2017
Publisher
Hardie Grant Books

About the Designer

Andy is an award winning Melbourne based designer. After graduating from RMIT in 2013, Andy interned then eventually worked as a designer at Hardie Grant Books. Working across a range of non-fiction titles, the work produced here led Andy to be awarded Young Designer of the Year in 2017. Andy is now working in-house at Five Mile as Senior Designer.

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Design Rationale

A Handbook for my Lover’ is a revealing and explicit memoir that details the relationship between a young Indian woman and a photographer 30 years her senior. The cover photo was manipulated to evoke mystery and the absence of clarity juxtaposed with bold and angular type.

Details
Dimensions
128 x 181
No. pages
232
Special finishes
Matt Lamination/Spot UV
Credits
Internal Design
Ajith Kumar
Typesetting
Ajith Kumar
Printing
McPherson's
Author
Rosalyn D'Mello