Australian Book Design Awards: winners announced

The winners of this year’s¬†Australian Publishers Association Book Design Awards were announced in a special event in Sydney last night. The winning books were:

Best designed cover Best designed book Best designed cookbook
Best designed nonfiction book Best designed fiction book Best designed literary fiction book
Best designed reference/scholarly book Best designed specialist illustrated book Best designed general illustrated book
Best designed YA book Best designed children’s fiction book Best designed children’s nonfiction book
Best designed children’s picture book Best designed children’s cover Best designed children’s series
Best designed primary education book Best designed secondary education book Best designed tertiary & further education book

Also announced on the night was the Young Designer of the Year award, which went this year to Swerve designer Adam Laszczuk for a body of work that also included the following titles:


What do you think? You can check out the shortlisted books on the Australian Publishers Association site here.

One thought on “Australian Book Design Awards: winners announced

  1. Congrats to the designers – and particularly to The Valley of Grace. It’s one of the most beautiful books I’ve held for a long time. Ransom is pretty nice too – LOL.

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