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. Read more
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…
Shortlist Announced for New Zealand’s Book Design Awards
The shortlist for the 2016 Publishers Association of New Zealand Book Design Awards has been announced.
Lisa White Joins HarperCollins
Lisa White has joined the team at HarperCollins this week, replacing Matt Stanton who is leaving to focus on his career as an author and illustrator.
Lantern Books former Art Director Daniel New and Senior Designer Evi Oetomo have joined forces to create the design studio OetomoNew.
Laura Thomas Joins Scribe
Laura Thomas has joined the team at Scribe Publications this week, working in the role of Senior Designer. Prior to this move Laura worked at Penguin for almost nine years. Miriam Rosenbloom, Scribe’s Art Director, says ‘Laura is…
Three Cheers for Two Years of ABDA
21 March 2016 marks ABDA’s second birthday. It’s been a busy two years since we incorporated. Due to a quirk of timing we’ve already held three annual Design Awards (!), with the next one in May. These have been…
We Need to Talk About Bowie
We are all talking about Bowie. This morning, the day after the news of his death, book designer Jessica Horrocks at Text sent me her homage-parody.