29.05.17 / Australian Book Design Awards / 2017 Winners

Congratulations to all of the shortlisted and winning designers of the 65th Australian Book Design Awards.

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



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The winner of the Best Designed Children’s & Young Adult Series sponsored by The Jacky Winter Group is Allison Colpoys for the Word By Word Series, published by Little Hare, an imprint of Hardie Grant Egmont



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The winner of the Best Designed Children’s Fiction Book sponsored by HarperCollins is Amy Daoud for Magrit, published by Walker Books Australia



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The winner of the Best Designed Children’s Illustrated Book sponsored by Penguin Random House is Bruno Herfst & Marc Martin for Lots, published by Viking Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House



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The winner of the Best Designed Commercial Fiction Book sponsored by Booktopia is Darren Holt of HarperCollins Design Studio for Red Herring, published by HarperCollins Publishers



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The winner of the Best Designed Cookbook sponsored by Post Pre-Press is Allison Colpoys & Kasia Gadecki for Florentine, published by Hardie Grant Books



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The winner of the Best Designed Educational Primary /Secondary Book sponsored by Australian Academic Libraries is Briony Barr, Jaye Carcary and Ben Hutchings for The Invisible War: A Tale on Two Scales, published by Scale Free Network



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The Joint Winners of the Best Designed Educational Tertiary Book sponsored by Australian Academic Libraries are:Chris Starr for Basic Plumbing Services Skills, published by Cengage and Anthony Stephens for Media & Society published by Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand



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The winner of the Best Designed Fully-illustrated Book Over $50 sponsored by Splitting Image is Stuart Geddes for Some Posters from the NGV, published by National Gallery of Victoria



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The winner of the Best Designed Fully-illustrated Book Under $50 sponsored by Hardie Grant Books is Daniel New for Grown & Gathered, published by Plum, an imprint of Pan Macmillan Australia



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The winner of the Best Designed Independent Book is an Anonymous Designer for The redacted history of the institute of contextualism published by an Anonymous Publisher



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The winner of the Best Designed Literary Fiction Book sponsored by Inkerman & Blunt is Sandy Cull for The Museum of Modern Love, published by Allen & Unwin



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The winner of the Best Designed Non Fiction Book sponsored by Affirm Press is Mary Callahan for The Art of Reading, published by Melbourne University Press



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The winner of the Best Designed Scholarly and Reference Booksponsored by RMIT is Sue Dani for The Australian National Dictionary, published Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand



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The winner of the Best Designed Series (including Classics) sponsored by 1010 Printing is Sandy Cull for The Wisdom Tree Series, published by Inkerman & Blunt



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The winner of the Best Designed Young Adult Book sponsored by Egans is Allison Colpoys for Girl in Pieces, published by HarperCollins Publishers Australia.



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The winner of the Young Designer of the Year for 2017, sponsored by Penguin Random House is Andy Warren for —100 Australian Poems You Need to Know, Eat Well Now: And Your Body Will Thank You For Later, The Complete Asian Cookbook and A Handbook for my Lover



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The winner of the Designers’ Choice Children’s/Young Adult Cover of the Year sponsored by Griffin Press is Amy Daoud for Magrit, published by Walker Books Australia



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The winner of the Designers’ Choice Book of the year sponsored by Hachette is Allison Colpoys & Kasia Gadecki for Florentine, published by Hardie Grant Books



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The winner of the Designers’ Choice Cover of the Year sponsored by Booktopia is Sandy Cull for The Museum of Modern Love, published by Allen & Unwin

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