Shortlisted Books

NGV Triennial 2017
  • Designers' Choice
  • Winner

Design Rationale

Designed to coincide with the galleries most ambitious exhibition the NGV Triennial was destined to be a large publication. With an extent just shy of 700 pages, consideration needed to be given to weight and navigation. 100gsm stock was selected reducing bulk and weight, whilst the cream paper tone added continuity, drawing the widely ranging content together. A suite of serif and sans serif fonts were used throughout the publication reacting to each entry. Encyclopedic like tabbing was added, allowing easy navigation and a scholarly aesthetic. The finished object was aimed to convey the scope of the content whilst also

Details
Dimensions
230 x 290 mm
No. pages
688
Credits
Internal Design
Dirk Discock
Typesetting
Dirk Discock
Printing
1010 Printing
Author
Ewan McEoin, Simon Maidment, Megan Patty, Pip Wallis, editors and contributors