The Families – 2015 Best Non Illustrated finalist

Everbest Printing Award for
Best Non-Illustrated Book 2015

Highly Commended 2015

The Families cover

Designer Cover design Spencer Levine, interior design Fergus Barrowman
Title The Families by Vincent O’Sullivan
Publisher Victoria University Press
Format 210 x 138mm, 256pp paperback

Judges’ Comments The highlight of this book is the intriguing graphic cover with its unusual crop of an illustration of a bird feeding its young. This book exemplifies how striking design can be achieved on a modest print budget. The Spike Milligan-like illustration style paired with the unobtrusive typographic treatment of the internal pages comes across as honest and charming.

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