The 2018 Awards

The Australian Book Design Awards celebrate the bravest and brightest, the most original and beautiful books published in Australia each year.

The ABDA Committee is delighted to announce the winners of 66th Australian Book Design Awards which took place in Melbourne on Friday 25 May 2018.

The competition was open to books designed and published for the first time in Australia between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017.

Entries were open in sixteen categories, including some new/revised categories such as Emerging Designer of the Year, Best Designed Auto-biography/Biography/Memoir Non-Fiction Cover and Best Designed General Non-fiction Book (including Scholarly and Reference).

View the full list of winners for the 66th Australian Book Design Awards click here!

Entries for the 67th Annual Book Design Awards 2019 will open in November 2018.

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