Q & A with David Campbell
As Senior Designer at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) David Campbell is surrounded by inspiration. Before landing this coveted role he was a freelance designer for twelve years, working with numerous galleries and arts organisations… Read more
Typesetter/Designer: Black Inc. Books
Black Inc. is seeking a Typesetter/Designer to join their busy team. ABOUT THE ROLE: The role is based at Black Inc. in Carlton, Victoria and is a part-time position four days per week (30 hours per week). Reporting to the…
Designer: National Gallery of Victoria
The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Graphic Designer who will be responsible for design and production of projects including marketing collateral, small to medium scale publications, brand material, members, education and program collateral. ABOUT THE POSITION: Full…
Designing The Museum of Modern Love
Taking home both the Literary Fiction and Cover of the Year categories at the 2017 Australian Book Design Awards, designer Sandy Cull shares the story behind her design.
Tales of the Handmade Book
When we think of a handmade book we often think of one-off artist editions, but Tara Books has found a way to produce beautiful, handmade books thousands of times over, in multiple languages and editions. ABDA members and friends…
Alison Forbes: a book design pioneer
A look at the life and work of book designer Alison Forbes.
Designer: Penguin Random House
As the world’s most global book publisher, Penguin Random House has a proud and successful record publishing a wide range of authors from Australia and around the world. It comprises nearly 250 editorially and creatively independent imprints and publishing houses…
The Casual Optimist Judge
Each year ABDA invites a panel of nine designers and design lovers to judge the Book Design Awards, including one international judge. Previously, Jessica Hische, David Pearson and Jon Gray have lent us…
Q & A with Gayna Murphy
Gayna Murphy is a versatile and award-winning designer who has worked across many areas of publishing including magazines, large format illustrated books, cookbooks, literary fiction and children’s books. She is currently senior designer at Bauer Media Books.
The 2017 PANZ Book Design Awards shortlist announced
The 2017 PANZ Book Design Awards shortlist has been announced with winners to be presented at the awards ceremony in Auckland on 20 July 2017. The Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ) established the PANZ Book Design Awards to promote excellence in, and…