Nanette Backhouse

Art Director

Coffs Harbour NSW

Nanette is passionate / involved / creative / versatile / book design by saso-ing since 2000 / thirsty / positively design obsessive / questioning & curious & critical / award-winning / a little geeky / but not scary-geeky / more than a 9–5’er / a mum / a skater / ex big corporate / now approachably small / nimble and proactive rather than ponderous and reactive / can-do’er / perpetual learner / creator & maker / modernist & traditionalist / all-round knowledge of the publishing process.

Member since 2019

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

Expertise

  • Art Direction
  • Book Design
  • Education Design
  • Typesetting

Selected Awards

2007 Winner Hachette Livre Australia Young Designer of the Year
2007 Winner Penguin Books Best Designed Commercial Fiction Book