Designing ‘The Student’
ABDA member and vice-president Alissa Dinallo takes us through the design of her award winning cover for ‘The Student’, joint winner of the Booktopia Best Designed Commercial Fiction Cover at the 2018 ABDA awards. The process… Read more
Q & A with Frank Stillitano
Frank Stillitano is the Creative Director at Flux Visual Communication, an Adelaide based graphic design studio that has been working collaboratively with marketing professionals to develop creative and effective communication projects since 2003. His…
The Hot Desk #4: morning routines of book designers
We continue to peek into members’ work spaces and routines: today two Sydney-based freelancers.
Q & A with Charmaine Cave
Charmaine Cave is a Perth based book designer and owner of Cave Design, the graphic design studio she founded in 1997. She’s been involved in the WA branch of AGDA for many years, serving as their president from…
Designer/Typesetter for Black Inc.
Black Inc. is seeking an experienced designer/typesetter to join their busy team on a part-time or full-time basis (to be negotiated), based in Carlton, Victoria. Reporting to the Head of Production, this role supports the editorial, sales and marketing…
The Judging Process with Coralie Bickford-Smith
Award-winning book designer Coralie Bickford-Smith shares her thoughts on design, awards and the judging process after being our international judge for 2018.
Q & A with Hazel Lam
Hazel Lam is one of two designers shortlisted in the Emerging Designer of the Year category for the Australian Book Design Awards 2018. Before the winner is announced on Friday 25 May at The Craft…
Q & A with Grace West
Grace West is one of two designers shortlisted in the Emerging Designer of the Year category for the Australian Book Design Awards 2018. Before the winner is announced on Friday 25 May at The Craft…
Staff Picks—Sun Bookshop Favourite Book Covers
The latest in a series of interviews where we ask staff at bookstores to tell us about their favourite book designs. This month we hear from Kate O’Donnell and her colleagues at the Sun Bookshop, 10 Ballarat St,…
ABDA & EWF Street Poster Collaboration
ABDA and the Emerging Writers Festival are partnering up on a street poster design event. We need fifteen book designers to design a street poster using a short text extract from one of the…