Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Australian Book Design Awards exhibition


RMIT University Library is pleased to be hosting an exhibition of the winning and shortlisted books in the 63rd annual Australian Book Design Awards.

The award celebrates the 'bravest and brightest, the most original and beautiful books' published in Australia each year. During July and August you can see the exhibition at our Carlton and Brunswick Library sites.

Brunswick Library showcases books from categories including: 

  • Best Designed Children’s Fiction Book
  • Best Designed Children’s Illustrated Book
  • Best Designed Young Adult Book 
  • Best Designed Children’s/Young Adult Series

Exhibition display case with books - Brunswick Library


Carlton Library showcases books from categories including: 
  • Best Designed Fully Illustrated Book Under $50 (sponsored by RMIT) 
  • Best Designed Series (including Classics) 
  • Best Designed Independent Publication
  • Best Designed Cookbooks

Exhibition display case with books - Carlton Library


This travelling showcase has already been hosted by The University of Wollongong and The University of Newcastle and will continue its journey around Australia after it leaves RMIT.

Find out more about the organisers of these awards - Australian Book Designers Association.