The ABDA ‘Baseline’ Book Design Internship program
The Australian Book Designers Association is proud to announce the establishment of the ABDA ‘Baseline’ Book Design Internship. The Baseline program is a new paid opportunity aimed at fostering cultural diversity in the Australian book design community and training… Read more
The 71st Australian Book Design Awards Longlist
ABDA is thrilled to present the Longlist for the 71st Australian Book Design Awards. Please join us in celebrating the bravest and brightest, the most original and beautiful books published in Australia in 2022. Save Friday May 26th in…
Meet the judges! 2023
We’re excited to have a panel of judges who have experience across a range of disciplines in addition to book design, including graphic design, art direction, design education, publishing and academia. Paul McNally is the Managing Director and Publisher of Smith…
Entries are now open for the 71st Australian Book Design Awards!
ABDA is pleased to announce the 71st Australian Book Design Awards are open for submissions. We can’t wait to see what you’ve all been up to! This year we are proud to announce our support for the Independent category…
Entries are now open for the student categories for the 71st Australian Book Design Awards.
Abda is opening entries early this year for the 3 student categories. The competition is open to books designed by students for the first time in Australia between 1 January 2022 and 31 December 2022. Entry is free for…
2022 ABDA Award winners
Oh what a night… The 70th Anniversary Book Design Awards were held last Friday at The Craft & Co. Download the list of award winners here.
Meet Your Judges — The Australian Book Design Awards 2022
The ABDA committee is pleased to announce the judges for the 2022 awards. We’re excited to have a panel of judges this year who have experience across a range of disciplines in addition to book design, including graphic design, art…
Hardie Grant Books in conversation with Tristan Schultz
Tristan Schultz, a Gamilaraay man of Aboriginal and European Australian descent, is the founder and co-director of Relative Creative, a Gold Coast based communication and strategic design agency. He has a Bachelor of Design majoring in product design, a Masters…
Great Stories Covered by HarperCollins Australia
Recently, HarperCollins Australia has been talking a lot about what we do as publishers … discovering, or uncovering, great stories for everyone. It’s more than just a theme, it’s our purpose. But covering these stories…
Q&A with Mary Callahan, the 2021 Hall of Fame Recipient
Last night’s 69th Australian Book Design Awards saw us welcome the very talented Mary Callahan into the ABDA Hall of Fame. Mary’s work as a book designer has contributed in a large part to the ongoing excellence of Australian…