Close this message

Anna Shvets

Anna Shvets - Designer

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Book designer and Director at Neshama Books. Passionate about fiction, poetry and memoirs. Love creating both covers and interiors.

Overview

I am passionate about literature and committed to creating books that look and feel exquisite. Each book project is special and is treated in a unique way when it comes to page layouts, cover designs and typefaces. However, there are certain book design standards I adhere to in order to make books appealing to readers. When working with authors, my intention is to discover together how to achieve the most effective visual presentation of author’s words. The goal is to create a rewarding and joyful experience that leads to the best possible result. Each book that comes into being is a reflection of this collaboration resulting in a unique and elegant work of art that is also legible and appealing to its readers. My lifelong interest in and immense appreciation of languages and literature help me understand the needs of each particular book and its author.

Book design is a craft that draws on many traditions and only a few accepted rules. There is no single acceptable way to design books, no formula, no recipe. Each book is unique. Each designer’s approach to book design is equally unique. When I work on a book, I focus on a set of unique problems it represents, and that determines what rules I adhere to and to what extent. Even though I develop and follow my own way of designing for each book I work on, I remain open to other, often better, ways of designing it. Although I will not necessarily agree to any possible violation of standards, I will value your input and encourage your participation in all stages of design process. My goal is to make your book design experience as inclusive, creative, and rewarding as possible, while achieving the goal of creating a book that best serves your literary work.

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Anthologies Children's Picture Books Classics Crime & Mystery Cultural & Ethnic Themes Fantasy Historical Fiction Humor & Comedy Literature Poetry Science Fiction Short Story Thriller
Non-Fiction
Architecture Art Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Design Health & wellbeing History Home & Garden Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Nature Parenting & Families Philosophy Photography Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement Sex & Relationships

Share this profile :)

It's time to tell the world about this Reedsy profile!

Explore the Reedsy Community

Reedsy is a community of top publishing professionals. Join Reedsy today to browse 200+ profiles.

47431ac676aa9b9e4911e3862cbe81e635367881

Kim Fleming

I'm a passionate illustrator and book designer specialising in the children's market for over 10 years.

Providence, RI, United States

Af17a1d5a47e3c6bec988d01c7fa9efa121553ce

Daniel Knight

Hello, I am a book typographer and specialise in hardback and paperback novels.

London, United Kingdom

To view 200+ more profiles, Join Reedsy

To view 200+ more profiles, Join Reedsy

Sign up to read the full review

and view 200+ profiles.