We don't generally write about student projects – except during grad show season – but we're going to make an exception for these lovely hand-fashioned designs for well-known books by students from international design college Shillington.

Each puts hand-drawn, cut, stitch or painted elements at its core. We particularly liked Sinead Murphy's take on the Melway Greater Melbourne Street Directory – stitching overlapping lines to represent the different routes and methods of transport contained in the map book.

Read on to see more of the redesigned book covers.

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