Celebrating Hardie Grant Australian Book Design Award Winners

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On Friday night (13th May) we celebrated all things book design at the 64th Australian Book Design Awards (ABDA).

16 May 2016 | Hardie Grant Books

Book design plays an important role in the publishing process and the ABDA allows us to congratulate and thank all the amazingly talented designers that work tirelessly to make our books the beautiful pieces of art that they are.

This year we congratulate all the shortlisted designers and most especially the following HG designers for their amazing award winning work on HG books.

The Post Pre-Press Best Designed Cookbook


Cover Design: Suzy Tuxen and Cassie Brock
Internal Design: Suzy Tuxen and Cassie Brock
Illustration: Cassie Brock
Photography: Chris Middleton
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books

The 1010 Printing Best Designed Series (including Classics)

Precincts range

The Precincts Series
Cover Design: Michelle Mackintosh
Internal Design: Michelle Mackintosh
Illustration: Michelle Mackintosh
Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing

The Penguin Random House Australia Young Designer of the Year



Coco Chanel

Murray Batten
for The New Nordic, Coco Chanel, East and My Italian Kitchen

The RMIT Best Designed Scholarly and Reference Book

RMIT winner

Friday Saturday Sunday
Cover Design: Aidan Connolly
Internal Design: Aidan Connolly
Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing

The Tractor Best Designed Young Adult Book

Lifespan of Starlight
Cover Design: Josh Durham
Internal Design: Patrick Cannon
Illustration: Josh Durham
Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont 
 small lifespan