Q & A with Luke Causby
Luke Causby was one of the very first people to join ABDA. We caught up with this second-generation book designer to find out more about his work. Read more
Mr Bingo in Australia
Mr Bingo has been described as ‘the Master of pens’, ‘the Justin Bieber of drawing’ and that ‘he f***s about for living’. He is well known for his Hate Mail project: the mailing of offensive postcards to strangers. At their request.
The Making of Hot Little Hands
"We're talking San Francisco hipster, not Brunswick afternoon tea hipster." Laura Thomas writes about her award-winning design for Abigail Ulman's Hot Little Hands.
Q & A with Jess Gommers
Introducing a new series of interviews with Australian Book Designers Association members.
The Colour of the Sky at Sunrise: A Book Designer on the Road
As a book designer you spend a lot of time at your desk. You might get up for a coffee or a bite of lunch occasionally and sometimes your arm gets some exercise if you are scanning a stack of…
Dispatches Interviews Zoë Sadokierski
Dispatches is a podcast project by Californian-based documentary photographer Daniel Milnor. It aims to present an in-depth look at those living artistic lives. Each episode features photographs and audio interviews with “artistic pioneers who have devoted their lives to the arts”.
Book Designers at the Melbourne Writers Festival Schools’ Program
ABDA Committee Member Mark Campbell will be joined by Stephanie Spartels, designer of the award-winning Choose Your Own Ever After series, at Behind Book Covers – a session for secondary school students at the 2016 Melbourne Writers Festival.
Why We Need PIRs AKA Territorial Copyright
ABDA members Miri Rosenbloom and W.H. Chong defend Australian literature.
Romina Panetta Joins Allen & Unwin
Romina Panetta is the new Senior Cover Designer at Allen & Unwin, replacing Lisa White who left the company earlier this month to take up the role of Head of Design at HarperCollins. For the past seven years Romina…
Will Abolishing Parallel Import Restrictions Destroy Your Job?
ABDA member WH Chong looks at the parallel import restrictions debate and considers how it will affect Australian book designers.