Gemma Banks

Freelance Book Designer

Sydney NSW

Gemma Banks is an award-winning book designer based in Sydney. Gemma graduated with a BFA First Class Honours in Graphic Design during which time she interned at Ilam Press designing and printing artist books. From there she worked in-house at the Christchurch Art Gallery. She has also been involved in designing and risograph printing a number of award-winning poetry books for Canterbury University Press. Gemma currently works at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Member since 2018

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


  • - AGDA Awards: Finalist 2019
    - DINZ Awards: Finalist 2019
    - PANZ Book Design Awards: Highly Commended 2016
    - DINZ Awards: Bronze 2016


  • Book Design
  • Typesetting
  • Typography