ABDA Award Winners 2019

Congratulations to all of the shortlisted and winning designers for the 67th Australian Book Design Awards.

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors for their generous support of these Awards.

 

The Hachette Designers’ Choice Book of the Year
Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds
 

Cover Design: Dirk Hiscock
Internal Design: Dirk Hiscock
Publisher: National Gallery of Victoria

The Booktopia Designers’ Choice Cover of the Year


The Lost Flowers of Alice Heart
Cover Design: Hazel Lam
Illustration: Edith Rewa
Internal Design: Hazel Lam
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia

  
The McPherson’s Printing Group Designers’ Choice Children’s/Young Adult Book of the Year

Rhyme Cordial
Cover Design: Miriam Rosenbloom & Antonia Pesenti
Internal Design: Miriam Rosenbloom & Antonia Pesenti
Illustrator: Antonia Pesenti
Publisher: Scribble Kids’ Books

The Penguin Random House Australia Emerging Designer of the Year

Jessica Horricks
For: Books that Saved My Life, Find You in the Dark, The Helpline, Our Life in the Forest

The Penguin Random House Australia Best Designed Children’s Illustrated Book 

* Joint Winners *

All the Ways to be Smart
Cover Design: Allison Colpoys
Internal Design: Allison Colpoys
Illustrator: Allison Colpoys
Publisher: Scribble Kids’ Books


Rhyme Cordial

Cover Design: Miriam Rosenbloom & Antonia Pesenti
Internal Design: Miriam Rosenbloom & Antonia Pesenti
Illustrator: Antonia Pesenti
Publisher: Scribble Kids’ Books

The HarperCollins Best Designed Children’s Fiction  Book


His Name was Walter
Cover Design: Jessica Cruickshank
Internal Design: Hazel Lam
Illustrator: Jessica Cruickshank
Publisher: Angus & Roberston, an imprint of HarperCollins Australia

The Stocksy United Best Designed Young Adult Cover


The Art of Taxidermy

Cover Design: Imogen Stubbs
Internal Design: Imogen Stubbs
Illustration: Edith Rewa
Publisher: Text Publishing
 

The Jacky Winter Group Best Designed Children’s & Young Adult Series


Pups Series

Cover Design: Pooja Desai
Internal Design: Pooja Desai
Illustration: Sophie Beer
Publisher: ABC Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

The Egans Asset Management Best Designed Educational Primary / Secondary Book


Early Harvest (Dreams edition)

Cover Design: Regine Abos
Internal Design: Regine Abos
Illustrator: Rosemary Fung (cover), various illustrators (interiors)
Publisher: 100 Story Building

The Egans Asset Management Best Designed Educational Tertiary Book


Architecture in its Continuums

Cover Design: Stuart Geddes
Internal Design: Stuart Geddes
Publisher: Uro Publications

The Booktopia Best Designed Commercial Fiction Cover


Dinner with the Dissidents

Cover Design: Josh Durham, Design by Committee
Publisher: Affirm Press

The Alamy Best Designed Literary Fiction Cover


Apple and Knife
Cover Design: Brett Weekes & Rosetta Lake Mills
Publisher: Brow Books

The HarperCollins Australia Best Designed Autobiography/Biography/Memoir Non-Fiction Cover

Magic
Cover Design: Josh Durham, Design by Committee
Publisher: Transit Lounge Publishing

The RMIT Best Designed General Non-Fiction Book (inc. Scholarly and Reference)

Tokyo
Cover Design: Michelle Mackintosh
Internal Design: Michelle Mackintosh
Publisher: Plum, an imprint of Pan Macmillan Australia

The 1010 Printing Best Designed Series (including Classics) 

*Joint Winners*

Cordite Book Series 3
Cover Design: Zoë Sadokierski
Internal Design: Zoë Sadokierski & Kent MacCarter
Publisher: Cordite Books

Topia Series
Cover Design: Michelle Mackintosh
Illustrator: Alice Oher
Internal Design: Michelle Mackintosh
Publisher: Smith Street Books

The Stocksy United Best Designed Independent Book
 

Material Literacy: The Significance of Materials in Graphic Design Ideation,
A Practice-based Enquiry

Cover Design: Jenny Grig
Internal Design: Jenny Grigg
Publisher: Jenny Grigg (Self published)

The Hardie Grant Books Best Designed Fully Illustrated Book Under $50

Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds 
Cover Design: Dirk Hiscock
Internal Design: Dirk Hiscock
Publisher: National Gallery of Victoria

The Best Designed Fully Illustrated Book Over $50

John Mawurndjul:I am the old and the new
Cover Design: Alex Torcutti
Internal Design: Alex Torcutti
Publisher: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia & Art Gallery South Australia
  

The Post Pre-Press Best Designed Cookbook

From The Earth
Cover Design: Daniel New, New Studio
Internal Designer: Daniel New, New Studio
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books

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