2019 Covered: Favourite Covers of the Year
As we near the end of the year, and the season of ‘best-of’ lists, ABDA asked its members and those-in-the-know in publishing to reflect on their favourite covers of 2019. Which designs stood out online among the multitude of #coverreveals?… Read more
The Making of ‘Lifespan of Starlight’
Josh Durham takes us behind the scenes of designing his award winning cover for ‘Lifespan of Starlight’. ‘Designing a series ‘look’ is always a delicious challenge – get the first one right and everything can fall into place. As usual…
Diary of a Series Redesign
Allen & Unwin discuss the challenges and triumphs of redesigning the YA series The Hidden. In news just to hand: everybody in the entirety of the world judges books by their covers. That is what covers are for, to…
Awards Party Playlist
For anyone who couldn't make it to the 2016 Awards Party, or for those that want to re-live the night at home, here's the music we were dancing the night away to.
Local Knowledge: Covers Customised for the Australian Market
So a publisher wants to remake an overseas book cover for Australian shops. What are they thinking? What are the designers thinking? Why is a cover good for one place but not another? Australian designers reveal the local knowledge behind…
Through the Covers
Josh Durham shines a light on the world of cricket book cover design.