Designer/Typesetter for Black Inc.
Black Inc. is seeking an experienced designer/typesetter to join their busy team on a part-time or full-time basis (to be negotiated), based in Carlton, Victoria. Reporting to the Head of Production, this role supports the editorial, sales and marketing… Read more
The Judging Process with Coralie Bickford-Smith
Award-winning book designer Coralie Bickford-Smith shares her thoughts on design, awards and the judging process after being our international judge for 2018.
Q & A with Hazel Lam
Hazel Lam is one of two designers shortlisted in the Emerging Designer of the Year category for the Australian Book Design Awards 2018. Before the winner is announced on Friday 25 May at The Craft…
Q & A with Grace West
Grace West is one of two designers shortlisted in the Emerging Designer of the Year category for the Australian Book Design Awards 2018. Before the winner is announced on Friday 25 May at The Craft…
Staff Picks—Sun Bookshop Favourite Book Covers
The latest in a series of interviews where we ask staff at bookstores to tell us about their favourite book designs. This month we hear from Kate O’Donnell and her colleagues at the Sun Bookshop, 10 Ballarat St,…
ABDA & EWF Street Poster Collaboration
ABDA and the Emerging Writers Festival are partnering up on a street poster design event. We need fifteen book designers to design a street poster using a short text extract from one of the…
Hall of Fame – Tony Palmer
Tony Palmer was awarded the ABDA Hall of Fame Award in 2016. Here we revisit the interview published in the 2016 awards catalogue by fellow Hall of Fame recipient and book designer W. H. Chong. Tony Palmer…
Porto Summer School: a FORMative experience
ABDA member Ella Egidy gives us an insight into the Porto Design Summer School, under the tutelauge of David Pearson, Catherine Griffiths and other luminaries.
Q & A with Kristine Lindbjerg
Kristine Lindbjerg is a Danish graphic designer who now lives in Sydney. She established Lindbjerg Graphic in 2000 and has a range of international and Australian clients. Her books, visual identities, logos and brochures are heavily influenced…
Trading typographic transparency
This article is an edited excerpt from an ongoing research project on the role of contemporary book designers and their approaches to typesetting by ABDA member Nicole Arnett Phillips. Nicole is a designer with 18 years experience in visual…