Maree Coote Melbournestyle





Maree Coote’s love for her home city drives her endeavours. Author and illustrator of two award-winning local histories and more than a dozen children’s books, Coote has maintained a prolific output since 2003. She is also renowned for her fresh and playful take on typography that blurs the boundaries between word and image. Her unique ‘Fontigram’ graphic style has generated collaborations in Italy and in Korea. Coote’s unusual and inspired histories of her beloved home city Melbourne continue to reveal new and unusual perspectives on place, belonging and identifying the real history-builders.