Asya Blue

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New York, United States

Enthusiastic and creative designer with a passion for books and reading who would love to collaborate on your next great project.

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Overview

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I am an experienced graphic designer/art director who is also an avid reader. My love of books along with my passion for art and design makes for a winning combination when it comes to working on book projects. I also have a background in marketing as well as email and website design. Whether you need help with a small project or with a "bigger picture" approach, I can help. I am aways excited to take on new opportunities.
Languages
English
Fiction
Anthologies
Classics
Literature
Short Story
Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Art
Biographies & Memoirs
Career Guides
Entertainment
Music

Awards

  • Bookbinders’ Guild of New York, Third Place Cover Design
  • Creativity, Book Jacket Design
  • The Educational Press Association of America
  • Parent's Choice Silver & Gold Awards
  • MarCom Award for Excellence in Marketing & Communication

Work experience

Creative Consultant/Art Director/Graphic Designer

Self-employed
August, 1995 – Present (over 23 years)

• Highly experienced and knowledgeable Art Director. Managing, guiding, and directing print, digital, video, and social media projects from initial planning phases to final product.
• Extensive experience in hands-on graphic design with strong affinity towards typography.
• Additional expertise in working with branding and its application to a broad range of marketing materials.
• Strong organizational and communication skills, budget planning capabilities, able to juggle multiple projects
at once while staying on schedule, and keen attention to detail.
• Always motivated to stay on top of current design trends and latest technology.

Portfolio (3 selected works)

Love, Across The Divide

Krystal Ford

On the eve of the 2016 elections, young Republican Megan Thompson faces a once-in-a lifetime opportunity when her boss decides to groom her to run for his congressional seat in 2018. Ambitious and pragmatic, Megan is missing just one thing: a wealthy, well-connected trophy husband. So, when Megan moves from Florida to DC and lets the congressman broker a power match, she’s looking to get down ... read more

On the eve of the 2016 elections, young Republican Megan Thompson faces a once-in-a lifetime opportunity when her boss decides to groom her to run for his congressional seat in 2018. Ambitious and pragmatic, Megan is missing just one thing: a wealthy, well-connected trophy husband. So, when Megan moves from Florida to DC and lets the congressman broker a power match, she’s looking to get down ... read more

I'll Know Me When I Find Me (A Jane Desmond Novel Book 1)

Helen J. Darling

Jane's in a rut. Can she dig herself out without burying her best friend?Jane Desmond feels like a failure. Sure, she has a good job and a roof over her head, but nothing else seems to ever go her way. Unwanted attention from an infatuated coworker and meddlesome matchmaking from her mother has her professional and social life in tatters. When her best friend Thea loses her job a few days afte... read more

Jane's in a rut. Can she dig herself out without burying her best friend?Jane Desmond feels like a failure. Sure, she has a good job and a roof over her head, but nothing else seems to ever go her way. Unwanted attention from an infatuated coworker and meddlesome matchmaking from her mother has her professional and social life in tatters. When her best friend Thea loses her job a few days afte... read more

Punishment Without Crime

Svetlana Grinberg, Arkady Grinberg

Based on true events, a story of a family experiencing the upheavals of the Russian society since the middle of the XIX century. Generations of the family are immersed in clashes between Russian nobles and serfs, Christians and Jews, Communists and ordinary people, Soviet oligarchy and all other citizens. Some family members succumb to the events, others survive, keeping the hope of the better... read more

Based on true events, a story of a family experiencing the upheavals of the Russian society since the middle of the XIX century. Generations of the family are immersed in clashes between Russian nobles and serfs, Christians and Jews, Communists and ordinary people, Soviet oligarchy and all other citizens. Some family members succumb to the events, others survive, keeping the hope of the better... read more

Asya has 4 reviews

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Ron Seybold

This was a superior collaboration. It truly fit that title of collaboration, too: Asya came with ideas and options and was thoroughly flexible throughout our work on my cover. She's got that so-rare complement of excitement and experience that carries an author through the creation. I'm proud of the way the cover became a fresh concept that I could play a part in, right alongside her with my id...

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Ron Seybold, March 2019

Asya Blue

I feel the same. You were able to sum up key elements of your book to give me ideas for the visuals and the overall design. I love that we both ended up with a cover that we love and are proud of. It's been wonderful working on this project and getting to know your story.

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Arkady Grinberg

Asya Blue is amazing! I needed a book cover design and had difficulties imagining its possible look. She picked up on the theme quickly and provided me with something I fell in love with. She is quick, resourceful, and easy to communicate with. I could not hope for a better collaborator.

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Arkady Grinberg, March 2019

Asya Blue

Arkady,
The feeling is mutual! This was truly a great partnership and something I strive for with all of my projects. I'm so happy that you love the final result and I love it as well. This is what the creative process is all about.
Asya

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Krystal Ford

Asya is wonderful to work with. She got my concept right away for my cover art and we didn't have to do much tinkering. I get lots of compliments on my cover design! And the interior layout is great as well. Really a pleasure to work with.

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Krystal Ford, July 2018

Asya Blue

This was a great experience for me as well and as a bonus I'm looking forward to reading the book. It's wonderful when the writer and the designer are on the same page and everyone is happy with the result.

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Amy Hill

Asya was a delight to work with. She listened to my ideas and offered creative and thoughtful suggestions throughout the process. She worked well with an artist with whom I wanted to collaborate on the project. Her communications were always timely and clear. I am thrilled with the results of our work together. I would gladly work with her again.

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Amy Hill, December 2017

Asya Blue

The feeling is mutual! You are an ideal client - prepared and know what you want. This was a wonderful collaboration and I am very happy with the results as well.

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