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© Susan Hardjono

The Specialty Coffee
Book New South Wales

Design and Art Direction

Hardback published April 2015

Smudge Publishing

498 pages | 255x200mm

2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards BRONZE: Cover Design Non-Fiction


Following the Victorian edition, the challenge was to give The Specialty Coffee Book New South Wales its own identity following a pre-existing structure.

Coffee quotations were created in real coffee and milk by commissioned artist Bianca Taylor-Andrews and illustrations by Melbourne-based creative Alexis Winter.

Blurb —

The Specialty Coffee Book New South Wales discovers the best coffee haunts throughout Sydney and NSW. Join us on a journey that will take you from the farm to your cup and help you understand the difference between ordinary coffee and the best! With more than 130 cafes dotted around New South Wales, you will be sure to find a new local gem.


Milk & Coffee lettering by Bianca Taylor-Andrews. Illustrated by Alexis Winter.

You can read my Smudge Eats interview with Alexis here

Other titles in the Coffee Series —
Specialty Coffee Melbourne
The Specialty Coffee Book VIC