Shortlisted Books

Patrick Pound: The Great Exhibition
  • Winner

Designed by
Kathleen Burke
Category
Best Designed Fully-illustrated Book Under $50
Year
2018
Publisher
National Gallery of Victoria
Design Rationale

With literally thousands of works in this exhibition the publication was never going to be all encompassing. Extensive studio time was spent with the artist arranging items to photograph – giving the reader a sense of the archival aspect of the work and overall scope. Classical fonts were selected to reflect the historical nature of Pound’s work, however treated in the same playful manner with which he approaches his practice. Thick tipped in sheets were used to separate ‘galleries’ within the publication, whilst introducing the themes beyond and aiding to overall navigation. The finished publication was designed to reflect a

Details
Dimensions
220mm x 285mm
No. pages
200
Credits
Internal Design
Kathleen Burke
Photography
Patrick Pound
Printing
1010 Printing Asia Limited
Author
Maggie Finch with an essay by Geoffrey Batchen