16 Jun 2019

Judging books' covers

From Standing Room Only, 2:49 pm on 16 June 2019

The children's book entries turned out to be the toughest one for this year's PANZ Book Design Awards - in fact they've shortlisted a record nine entries. The awards also include all-important covers, typography, educational and cook books. So what do the award entries reveal about the current trends in book design? Lynn Freeman spoke to the convening judge David Coventon, who lectures in graphic design at AUT: The finalists are announced next month.