Astred Hicks

Design Cherry

Sydney NSW

Astred is a freelance book designer who has worked with most of the publishers in Australia, and a few internationally, at some point in her 14-year career as a graphic designer. She is a published author and the former art director of McGraw-Hill Australia and has won a number of awards. In short, Astred is a type nerd, illustrator, designer, author, craft person, lecturer, friend, mum, daughter, vintage hoarder, fancy dresser, and socialiser.

Member since 2014

  • Available for freelance work
  • Available for independent and self-publishing projects


  • Art Direction
  • Book Design
  • Education Design
  • Illustration
  • Teaching
  • Typesetting
  • Typography