Hall of Fame – Tony Palmer
Tony Palmer was awarded the ABDA Hall of Fame Award in 2016. Here we revisit the interview published in the 2016 awards catalogue by fellow Hall of Fame recipient and book designer W. H. Chong. Tony Palmer… Read more
Porto Summer School: a FORMative experience
ABDA member Ella Egidy gives us an insight into the Porto Design Summer School, under the tutelauge of David Pearson, Catherine Griffiths and other luminaries.
Q & A with Kristine Lindbjerg
Kristine Lindbjerg is a Danish graphic designer who now lives in Sydney. She established Lindbjerg Graphic in 2000 and has a range of international and Australian clients. Her books, visual identities, logos and brochures are heavily influenced…
Trading typographic transparency
This article is an edited excerpt from an ongoing research project on the role of contemporary book designers and their approaches to typesetting by ABDA member Nicole Arnett Phillips. Nicole is a designer with 18 years experience in visual…
The Hot Desk #3: morning routines of book designers
We continue to peek into members’ work spaces and routines: today two ABDA committee members. Alissa Dinallo Freelance book designer, Sydney I wake up at 5.45am (can’t help it). I go for walk to a coffee…
Meet Your Judges — The Australian Book Design Awards 2018
The ABDA committee is pleased to announce the judges of the 2018 awards. With experience across a wide range of publishing, design, academic and media platforms, we’re thrilled to have them on board to uncover the best and brightest, most…
Q & A with Atosha McCaw
Atosha McCaw is the Director at The Timekeeper’s Assistant, a book design project she started on the side of her full-time job as a designer and marketer with sporting and membership-based organisations.
All We Can’t See
Book designers Arielle Gamble and Daniel New collaborate on ‘All We Can’t See’, an exhibition and online gallery of artists’ responses to The Nauru Files.
The Australian Book Designer’s Survey 2018 (And why you should take part)
A post by ABDA member Mary Callahan (who instigated the survey idea originally).
The Dictionary Project
ABDA member, designer and Oxford University Press design manager Sue Dani takes us behind the scenes on this mammoth project, which was the winner of the Best Designed Scholarly and Reference Book category at the 2017 Australian Book Design Awards. …