Local Travel Guide for the Dandenong Ranges in Victoria, publication cover, graphic design.

LOCAL TRAVEL GUIDE

The Ranges

Retreating into the mountains.

Creative fields

Publication Design, Photography, Typography

The Ask

To design a travel guide made for locals by locals, encouraging Melburnians to abandon the busy city lifestyle for a weekend and get back into nature.

Dandenong Ranges Victoria photography, moody mountain treeline.

Photography is the hero of this publication, capturing the secrecy and the warmth of the Dandenong Ranges.

Dandenong Ranges Victoria photography, Kalorama Lookout, cloudy mountain scenery with trees and a lake.
Alfred Nicholas Memorial Garden in Victoria's Dandenong Ranges, photograph of a hut in a lake surrounded by trees.
Photograph of natural flowers at Burkes Lookout, in the Dandenong Ranges Victoria.
Winding road surrounded by tall red Mountain Ash trees, on Sherbrooke Road in the Dandenong Ranges Victoria.

With full-bleed images, the photography drives the publication layouts. Typography can be seen integrating itself into the photography — a metaphor for retreating into nature.

Dandenong Ranges Victoria Local Travel Guide, publication design, Driving Through the Ranges spread.
Dandenong Ranges Victoria Local Travel Guide, publication design, typographic spread, There's something for everyone in the mountains.
Dandenong Ranges Victoria Local Travel Guide, publication design, spread featuring Kalorama Lookout.

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