I’m a graphic designer, with over 22 years experience who specialises in book design. I spent 15 years designing covers and text designs for science, medical and academic titles for Oxford University Press, between 1995 and 2010. Since July 2010, I've continued to independently design book covers and text designs for companies such as Wiley-Blackwell, Cambridge University Press, The National Trust, Routledge Taylor-Francis, The Lancet, Radcliffe Medical Press, Polity Press, MacKeith Press and Hans Reitzels Forlag, based in Denmark. As well as publishing, I also design business logos and associated branding, websites, marketing materials and large scale conference materials.
I can turn around cover and text designs on a tight timescale and always to budget. I like to work closely with authors in order to achieve the results they are after.
I've designed covers for all manners of subjects over the years from Agriculture, Art, Business, Economics, Computers and IT, Education, Engineering, Children's Cooking, Fashion, Finance, Health and Sports, History, Law, Maths, Music, Nature, Philosophy, Biographies, Technology, Environment, Culture, Politics and Transport.
Some comments from clients I've worked with:
'I have worked with Andy on a number of projects in a variety of contexts, from publishing, product branding to corporate promotional materials. He is always flexible and willing to put that extra effort in no matter what challenges I put to him. His work is consistently good and always easy to approach. I have full confidence in recommending him.' (Angela Francis, Freelance Social Media and Marketing Consultant)
'Andy is a great designer and I worked with him on numerous cover designs for medical books. A lot of the covers Andy designed for my projects were for series titles and he consistently delivered fresh and engaging end results. I would recommend Andy to anyone looking for excellent design solutions.' (Laura Quigley, KEHS Careers)
I'd be more than happy to talk about your latest publishing project…
Run own design company with my partner Clare since 2010, and specialise in book design.
Senior Designer at OUP for 15 Years specialising in Science, Medical and Academic titles along with Journals.
Collateral Damage Zygmunt Bauman is one of the most original and influential social thinkers of our time. This new book focuses on social inequality. Poverty is often seen as a problem of law and order, but this obscures the social roots of inequality, which lie in the combination of a consumerist life philosophy and the shrinking life chances available to the poor. Full description
Violence is so much in the news today that we may find it hard to believe that it is less prevalent than it was in the past. But this is exactly what the distinguished historian Robert Muchembled argues in this major new work on the history of violence. The thesis of a 'civilizing process' seems, therefore, to be well-founded.
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Food Science and Technology, Second Edition is a comprehensive text and reference book designed to cover all the essential elements of food science and technology, including all core aspects of major food science and technology degree programs being taught worldwide. The book is supported by the International Union of Food Science and Technology and comprises 21 chapters, carefully written in ... read more
Neurology: A Queen Square Textbook, second edition, is a fully revised and updated companion that demonstrates the rapid pace of advancement within clinical neurology and applied neurosciences A comprehensive and practical overview of current developments within clinical neurology, synthesising clinical neurology with translational research Expertly edited and written by neurologists, neurosci... read more
Liveness is a persistent and much-debated concept in media studies. Until recently, it was associated primarily with broadcast media, and television in particular. However, the emergence of social media has brought new forms of liveness into effect. These forms challenge common assumptions about and perspectives on liveness, provoking a revisiting of the concept. In this book, Karin van Es dev... read more
Pop Music, Pop Culture A comprehensive guide to understanding pop music. It provides a survey of the field and a description of core concepts. It describes theoretical approaches to the analysis of pop. It includes an investigation of the revolutionary changes in the production, exchange and consumption of pop music that are underway. Full description
This unique text examines strategic management and its implementation in the context of what we know about how individuals and organizations actually make decisions. Through this behavioral approach, students gain a richer, more realistic understanding of how to create coherent strategies that take advantage their strengths and build their capabilities.Integrating analytical tools found in a t... read more
Printed poison. Pernicious stuff. Since the nineteenth century, these are some of the many concerned comments critics have made about media for children. From dime novels to comic books to digital media, Cassidy illustrates the ways children have used "old media" when they were first introduced as "new media." Further, she interrogates the extent to which different conceptions of childhood hav... read more
The fourth edition of Education, Equality and Human Rights has been fully updated to reflect the economic, political, social and cultural changes in educational and political policy and practice, as austerity continues and in the light of the EU referendum. Written by a carefully selected group of experts, each of the five equality issues of gender, ‘race’, sexuality, disability and social cla... read more
We cannot afford to miss the remarkable rise of Chinese business ecosystems. Alibaba and their peers Baidu, Tencent, Xiaomi, and LeEco showcase unprecedented growth and success in China and are expanding their impact globally. With a combined market capitalization of close to 600 billion USD, incubating over 1,000 new ventures and an average annual growth of over 50%, they have become a force ... read more
Social Media Communication : Concepts, Practices, Data, Law And Ethics, 2Nd Edition by Jeremy Harris Lipschultz, 9781138229778, T&F/Routledge, 2017, Paperback
For all engineers and practitioners, it is essential to have a fundamental understanding of cost structure, estimating cash flows, and evaluating alternative projects and designs on an economic basis. Engineering Economics for Aviation and Aerospace provides the tools and techniques necessary for engineers to economically evaluate their projects and choices.The focus of this book is on a compr... read more
Growing student numbers, increased student expectations, new approaches to learning, and fast-paced technological advances all contribute to the need for universities to take a more strategic approach to their buildings, including formal and informal learning spaces. Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University addresses the issue of informal learning space from the perspectives of a co... read more
Epilepsy care traditionally focuses on seizures, yet for most epilepsy sufferers, other interictal factors such as mood, cognitive abilities, and treatment adverse effects most influence how they feel and function day to day.Epilepsy and the Interictal State is a practical and comprehensive text that covers quality of life issues, cognition and therapy, adverse effects of epilepsy treatments, ... read more
Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia provides urologists of all levels with a practical, highly clinical guide to the variety of different symptoms and problems concerning the male lower urinary tract, including benign prostatic hyperplasia, one of the conditions that urologists most regularly encounter. Evidence-based throughout and written by the world's leading... read more
Atlas of Operative Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is an innovative, multidisciplinary, contemporary surgical atlas covering core aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery, head and neck reconstructive surgery and facial cosmetic surgery. The text is constructed as a procedure-based surgical atlas with special emphasis placed on depicting surgical techniques with high-resolution color illustrat... read more
If you’re looking to develop and improve your nursing, health or social care practice, either individually or as part of a team, the Practice Development Workbook for Nursing, Health and Social Care Teams offers a wide-ranging selection of activities, tools and resources covering vital aspects of practice development. Written as a companion volume to the latest edition of the best-selling Prac... read more
This is the new edition of the concise but comprehensive handbook that should be owned by all surgical trainees specialising in plastic surgery. Taking a pithy systematic approach, Key Notes on Plastic Surgery offers the latest developments within the field in bullet point form and includes key papers for viva voces. It is informed by the current FRCS (Plast) curriculum, making it ideal prepar... read more
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