Australian Book Design Awards 2014 Shortlist

Australian Book Design Awards 2014 Shortlist

Peter Long, Senior Designer at Black Inc. Books, has kindly let me know that the shortlist for the Australian Book Design Awards has been announced.

The Book Design Awards are Australia’s longest running  graphic design awards, but in 2013 the Australian Publishing Association decided to discontinue them. To keep the awards running for a 62nd consecutive year, a group of Australian designers…

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The Accidental Universe by Alan Lightman; design by Pablo Delcán (Pantheon January 2014)

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi; design by Jo Thompson (Picador March 2014)

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi; design by Helen Yentus (Riverhead March 2014)


Chop Chop by Simon Wroe; design by Ben Wiseman (Penguin April 2014)

Danish Dynamite: The Story of Football’s Greatest Cult Team by Rob Smyth, Lars Eriksen & Mike Gibbons; design by Steve Leard (Bloomsbury April 2014)

Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill; design by Gray318 (Granta March 2014)

The Empathy Exams: Essays by Leslie Jamison; design by Kimberly Glyder (Graywolf April 2014)


L’Exception by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir; design by David Pearson (Éditions Zulma April 2014)

David’s cover design for Rosa Candida by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir (Éditions Zulma March 2011) is also stunning.

Mistakes I Made at Work edited by Jessica Bacal; design by Jaya Miceli (Plume April 2014)

Quand j’étais l’Amérique by Elsa Pépin; design by David Drummond (Les Éditions XYZ April 2014)

Resurrection by Wolf Haas; design by Christopher Brian King (Melville House January 2014)

The cover for next book in the series, Come, Sweet Death! (Melville House July 2014), is great too.

There Goes Gravity: A Life in Rock and Roll by Lisa Robinson; design by Alex Merto (Riverhead April 2014)

Is it really April already? Recent Book Covers of Note April 2014 The Accidental Universe by Alan Lightman; design by Pablo Delcán (Pantheon January 2014) Boy, Snow, Bird…