Alex Robbins

Alex Robbins - Designer

Bristol, United Kingdom

A cover designer with over 10 years of experience. I have worked for Penguin, Simon and Schuster, HarperCollins and Harvard.

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Overview

I am a Graphic Designer and Illustrator who graduated from Camberwell College of Arts, London. After five years of working in Berlin l am currently based in Bristol, UK.

Clients include Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins, Simon and Schuster, Little Brown, Grand Central Publishing, Oxford University Press, Harvard Business Review Press, Princeton University Press and The New Yorker.

The New York Times Book Review selected my work for a feature on book cover design, which provided an insight into my creative process.
Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Political Science & Current Affairs
Technology
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
Short Story
Young Adult

Certifications

  • BA Graphic Design

Awards

  • Art Directors Club Young Gun

Work experience

Graphic Designer and Illustrator

Self-employed
July, 2007 – Present (about 13 years)

Book Cover Design, Branding and Illustration.

Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever's Search for the Truth about Everything (Hardback) - Common

by Barbara Ehrenreich

Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever's Search for the Truth about Everything

Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever's Search for the Truth about Everything

Financial Decisions and Markets: A Course in Asset Pricing

John Y. Campbell

From the field's leading authority, the most authoritative and comprehensive advanced-level textbook on asset pricingIn Financial Decisions and Markets, John Campbell, one of the fields most respected authorities, provides a broad graduate-level overview of asset pricing. He introduces students to leading theories of portfolio choice, their implications for asset prices, and empirical patterns... read more

From the field's leading authority, the most authoritative and comprehensive advanced-level textbook on asset pricingIn Financial Decisions and Markets, John Campbell, one of the fields most respected authorities, provides a broad graduate-level overview of asset pricing. He introduces students to leading theories of portfolio choice, their implications for asset prices, and empirical patterns... read more

The Nowhere Girls

Amy Reed

“A call-to-action to everyone out there who wants to fight back.” —Bustle “Subversive anti-sexism—just try to put it down.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “Cuts straight to the core of rape culture—masterfully fierce, stirring, and deeply empowering.” —Amber Smith, New York Times bestselling author of The Way I Used to Be Three misfits come together to avenge the rape of a fellow classmate a... read more

“A call-to-action to everyone out there who wants to fight back.” —Bustle “Subversive anti-sexism—just try to put it down.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “Cuts straight to the core of rape culture—masterfully fierce, stirring, and deeply empowering.” —Amber Smith, New York Times bestselling author of The Way I Used to Be Three misfits come together to avenge the rape of a fellow classmate a... read more

How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish

Ilan Stavans

A momentous and diverse anthology of the influences and inspirations of Yiddish voices in America—radical, dangerous, and seductive, but also sweet, generous, and full of life—edited by award-winning authors and scholars Ilan Stavans and Josh Lambert.Is it possible to conceive of the American diet without bagels? Or Star Trek without Mr. Spock? Are the creatures in Maurice Sendak’s Where the W... read more

A momentous and diverse anthology of the influences and inspirations of Yiddish voices in America—radical, dangerous, and seductive, but also sweet, generous, and full of life—edited by award-winning authors and scholars Ilan Stavans and Josh Lambert.Is it possible to conceive of the American diet without bagels? Or Star Trek without Mr. Spock? Are the creatures in Maurice Sendak’s Where the W... read more

The Polymath: A Cultural History from Leonardo da Vinci to Susan Sontag

Peter Burke

The remarkable story of Western polymaths from the fifteenth century to the present day From Leonardo da Vinci and John Dee to Oliver Sacks and Susan Sontag, polymaths have moved the frontiers of knowledge. Nonetheless, in our current age of specialization, polymaths are often remembered for only one part of their varied achievements. Renowned cultural historian Peter Burke examines the achiev... read more

The remarkable story of Western polymaths from the fifteenth century to the present day From Leonardo da Vinci and John Dee to Oliver Sacks and Susan Sontag, polymaths have moved the frontiers of knowledge. Nonetheless, in our current age of specialization, polymaths are often remembered for only one part of their varied achievements. Renowned cultural historian Peter Burke examines the achiev... read more

Alex has 6 reviews

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Robin Schantzen
Awesome work once again from Alex. We will return for future cover design.

Robin Schantzen, September 2018


Robin Schantzen
Alex has been awesome in every sense of the word. Worked with us to get the job completed on time even when we had unforeseen issues on our end. Would hire again a hundred times over.

Robin Schantzen, August 2018


Dave Chase
Alex was great to work with.

Dave Chase, August 2018


Scott Payne
Working with Alex was amazing. The level of professionalism and creativity in his designs was outstanding. His designs are so good, I want to write another book just to have him design the cover.

Scott Payne, January 2018


Simona Moroni
Working with Alex was a breeze. As we know a cover is very important, and i am so pleased I choose to work with him. After accepting his offer and reading my manuscript he almost immediately came up with many great ideas and was very responsive to my input, while using his expertise to create the cover with the most impact. I have written three books, and this was the first time I had input in ...
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Simona Moroni, January 2018

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